Set in San Francisco in 1986, this musical deals with issues of friendship and loss, the grip of the past, and the hard-won acceptance set in motion by the most unexpected people. More…
What could Harry, an amiable but lonely retired kosher butcher have in common with Barbara, his young lesbian writing teacher at the senior center? Is it enough to bridge the divide? When Harry fulfills a writing assignment to compose a letter to someone from his past who’s dead, he writes not to his late wife Frannie, but to Harvey Milk, the first openly gay political leader in California. Barbara is stunned. Harry's letter evokes life-changing revelations that neither could have foreseen.
See it if You enjoy clever lyrics and singing, thoughtful subject matter concerning the lesbian and gay community going back to Harvey Milk.
Don't see it if You don't like plays about being different and the price people pay for trying to be themselves
See it if You love intimate musicals, with talented casts telling an absorbing, original story. You like to cry at shows. You love someone gay.
Don't see it if You don't like small shows w/deep heart, you have no heart, you aren't interested in smart, careful stories that illumine how we all are one
See it if You're open to accepting the LGBTQ population, Jewish, want insight into Harvey Milk the 1st openly gay elected official in San Francisco
Don't see it if You are homophobic
See it if You want to see a new musical that a times seems dated but could also be relevant with recent school shootings. hold hands not guns!
Don't see it if You need a flashy musical, an intermission or an interpreter.
See it if You are a young Jewish person or a member of the LGBTQ community and want to learn about your history. This is an important story to learn.
Don't see it if You are looking for a big spectacle of a musical. This show is much more character focused.