"Nerdtastic [...] a musical with spell-casting, twenty-sided dice, metaphysical arguments, Dunkin' Donuts and live trombonist."New York Post
"Nerdtastic [...] a musical with spell-casting, twenty-sided dice, metaphysical arguments, Dunkin' Donuts and live trombonist. After Great Comet, Dave Malloy confirms his status as top composer."New York Post
"A mash-up of classical art, modern pop culture, depression inducing anxiety, electronic music, pole dancing, and mystical battles for the future of mankind's very existence [...] Beyond just a mash-up of themes, Blue Wizard / Black Wizard is a mash-up of forms [...] It's strange and funny and sad in a way that only this generation can be."NYU Local
"A delightful take on contemporary ennui and the search for meaning in a post-recession, celebrity-conflict-obsessed culture. Equal parts Tolkien, MTV game show, Ziggy Stardust, and John Hughes movie."The Obscene Jester
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Ancient ideals and modern musings rub up against each other in Blue Wizard / Black Wizard, a philosophical musical fantasia. Two referees adjudicate the proceedings as the Black and Blue Wizards battle to save themselves and humanity from the Great Mediocrity.