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"Serial killers may be all the rage on bookshelves and television screens — so ubiquitous, you’d think they made up a major demographic of the world population — but they are comparatively rare in the peppier precincts of musical theater. Now, after a long dry spell, Broadway has a deadly sociopath to call its own. Please give a hearty welcome to Monty Navarro, the conniving killer who helps turn murder most foul into entertainment most merry in the new musical A Gentleman’s Guide to Love & Murder."

"HARTFORD — Jefferson Mays dies not once, not twice, not thrice, but a staggering eight times in the delectable musical “A Gentleman’s Guide to Love & Murder,” having its premiere at the Hartford Stage here. And as each passing away passes by, this gifted actor discovers ingenious ways of making the final throes of his ill-starred characters inspire full-throttled laughter."

THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER: A Gentleman's Guide to Love & Murder: Theater Review

"While the source material credited for A Gentleman’s Guide to Love & Murder is Israel Rank, an Edwardian novel by Roy Horniman published in 1907, the show’s key inspiration lies in the film adapted from that book, Kind Hearts and Coronets. That wonderful 1949 Ealing Studios black comedy cast the incomparable Alec Guinness as eight English aristocrats standing in the way of a murderous commoner’s noble birthright..."

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THE WALL STREET JOURNAL: Journey of 'A Gentleman'

"The opening-night performance of the musical comedy "A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder" started a little behind schedule. Blame the delay on the tuxedoed and spaghetti-strapped laggards on the red carpet outside the Walter Kerr Theatre..."

VARIETY: Mad Hot Ballroom

"'Mad Hot Ballroom' is as lovely and sweet a film as any that unspooled in January at Park City. Perky and effortlessly smooth docu, about Gotham tweens in a citywide ballroom dancing competition and in the caring adults who surround them, looks to score biz along the lines of a 'Spellbound.'"

THE NEW YORK TIMES: CABARET REVIEW; True Confessions (Mostly) From a Witty Raconteur

"An upper-middlebrow Billy Joel crossed with a lower-highbrow Tom Lehrer with a pinch of Debussy: that's how you might place the music of the singer, songwriter, pianist and raconteur Steven Lutvak in the artistic hierarchy of contemporary songwriters..."

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"Theater Talk spent a half hour at our piano with composer/co-lyricist Steven Lutvak, whose new musical "A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder" is one of the most popular new shows on Broadway..."

THEATER TALK: STEVEN LUTVAK, "A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder"

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