Nytheatre.com called Opa! The Musical a "joyful, feel-good musical about the people on a remote island off the coast of Greece." The production received five awards from the 2008 Midtown International Theatre Festival. Opa! The Musical is part of the 2009 Greek Cultural Festival. Book by Mari Carras & Laurel Ollstein. Music by Nicholas Carras, with additional songs by Elise Morris. Lyrics by Mari Carras & Donald Eugster. Greek Choreography by Anthoula Katsimatides. Directed by Sam Viverito.