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"...theatrical gold...a live score...that feels oddly appropriate." 

THE NEW YORKER, January 1, 2018 – "...the life story of one of New York's most controversial public officials is theatrical gold – and a live score of guitar, drums, bass, keyboard, and piercing vocals feels oddly appropriate. The strong cast of five – with Constantine Maroulis, of "Rock of Ages" fame, in the title role – is best when singing. And Kacie Sheik, as Vera Martin, a composite based loosely on Moses's various love interests, steals the show..."

"A contemporary feel to it that fits perfectly in Off-Broadway theater." 

LETSGOTOTHETHEATER.COM by Karen Nowosad, Dec. 20, 2017 – A Contemporary Look at a Legend - A new show opened last week at the Theatre at St. Clement’s called Bulldozer: The Ballad of Robert Moses. It is a small show with five actors and a four piece on-stage band. It has a contemporary feel to it that fits perfectly in Off-Broadway theater. This show brings a unique approach to what could be a humdrum subject: history. Instead, it has an interesting story line about the legendary Robert Moses, all new…

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"A brutal, rollicking peek." 

STAGEBUDDY.COM, Dec. 18, 2017 – Review: Bulldozer: The Ballad of Robert Moses - Ever since Hamilton we’ve been asking ourselves what goes in "the room where it happens." Bulldozer: The Ballad of Robert Moses gives us a brutal, rollicking peek. 

The story, as told by Peter Galperin (concept, music, lyrics and book) and Daniel Scot Kadin (book co-writer), is essentially one of idealism, pragmatism, and entitlement gone monumentally wrong.  Moses, played by Broadway veteran Constantine Maroulis, is the…

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"...an impressive debut ...a dynamic score." 

THEBROADWAYBLOG.COM, by Ryan Leeds, Dec. 18, 2017 – If You Build It, They Will Come: ‘Bulldozer: The Ballad of Robert Moses' - Who knew that songs about construction and urban development could be so engaging? Apparently Peter Galperin. The musician, lyricist, and book writer is behind the new Off-Broadway musical, Bulldozer: The Ballad of Robert Moses. Galperin, a self-described “grunge rock refugee,” has recorded four CDs but this appears to be his first venture into the theater. For such a neophyte, he’s…

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Photo Flash: Constantine Maroulis and More Celebrate BULLDOZER: THE BALLAD OF ROBERT MOSES Opening Off-Broadway 

BROADWAYWORLD.COM, Dec. 15, 2017 – The cast and crew of Bulldozer: The Ballad of Robert Moses celebrated the show's Off-Broadway opening on December 12th, 2017 with an opening night party at Deacon Brodie's in Hell's Kitchen. The production will run will run through Sunday, January 7, 2018 at the Theatre at St. Clement's (423 West 46th Street). BroadwayWorld has photos from the opening festivities below! 

The new rock musical about Robert Moses has Music & Lyrics by Peter Galperin with a Book by Peter…

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A Musical About Robert Moses? 

TDF.ORG by Brian Scott Lipton, Dec, 11, 2017 – Why a rocker was inspired to pen a bio-show about the polarizing urban planner – "There's no question that Moses viewed the city from aerial photographs; to him, it was just lines on a map."

If Peter Galperin hadn't moved to New York, he would have never written Bulldozer: The Ballad of Robert Moses, a bio musical about the controversial master builder who reshaped the metropolitan area in the 20th century. "I first came across Moses's name on a highway sign…

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Constantine Maroulis Talks About His Path to Success 

BROADWAYWIZ.COM, Nov. 27, 2017 - Constantine Maroulis is an actor, producer, singer and songwriter best known for his Tony-nominated performance in Rock of Ages and as a finalist on American Idol. His upcoming album will be released in 2018 and he is now starring in a new, original show off-Broadway called BULLDOZER: The Ballad of Robert Moses.

What drew you to the role of Robert Moses? I think every actor is always curious when an opportunity comes their way, particularly with a new work, so it always…

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In “Bulldozer,” Constantine Maroulis Brings Rock to Urban Planning 

CLYDEFITCHREPORT.COM, Nov. 17, 2017 - On our podcast, the "American Idol" and Broadway vet discusses playing NYC's notorious master builder in a new Off-Broadway musical. Today on The Scene our guest is singer, actor and producer Constantine Maroulis. Maroulis is best known as one of the first rock singers on American Idol, where he was a fan favorite, coming in sixth overall in the show’s fourth season and returning on several occasions to perform and mentor other finalists. He continues to maintain an…

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Robert Moses musical coming to Off-Broadway  

NEWSDAY, by Frank Lovece, Oct. 27, 2017 – Master builder Robert Moses will be the subject of a new rock musical set for a limited engagement beginning next month. 

“Bulldozer: The Ballad of Robert Moses” will begin previews Nov. 25 at the Theatre at St. Clement’s, on W. 46th Street in Manhattan. Starring former “American Idol” contestant Constantine Maroulis (Broadway’s “Rock of Ages” and “Jekyll & Hyde”) as the powerful and controversial urban planner, it opens Dec. 7 for a run ending Jan. 7. Karen…

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