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 to see a moving play about how an elderly Jewish man comes to terms with his relationships with LGBT individuals.
Don't see it if you are not interested in plays about LGBT issues.
See it if If you are interested in a musical that is about important figures in time. If you like to see how everyday people relate to historical
Don't see it if If you are expecting a serious examination all the way through. The beginning and end of the show felt like two different shows to me
See it if you enjoy quirky new musicals or themes that involve the history of gay rights or the Holocaust.
Don't see it if you expect a traditional musical with flashy costumes and happy-go-lucky songs.
See it if you like new musicals. The singing is good. The songs, not so much.
Don't see it if you hate seeing everything sung or you hate overwrought dramatic stories. It's a little nothing of a story until it's simply too much.
See it if you would like to see a good musical with nice singing with some sort of twist at the end.
Don't see it if you expect a great score... some of the songs are neither here nor there. Story telling could be better..
See it if you enjoy lovely musicals with wonderful characters you truly care about and want to see happy. Simply staged, touching and thoughtful.
Don't see it if you don't enjoy character driven musicals and prefer lots of special effects and fancy costumes.
See it if Extremely Jewish humor and language. A man's interesting story, told in an interesting but overly ambitious way. Good singing voices.
Don't see it if Takes on too much for 90 minutes. The "dead wife" is so sterotyped and Ham. A few boring bits, and one awful. Too many musical styles.
See it if If you want to see a show about ethnic (Jewish) characters, one with secrets the other not secretive enough?
Don't see it if you don't like late in the show revelations of important matters.
See it if You want to understand our many histories of identity struggle and survival and how it changes us
Don't see it if You don’t like musicals, challenging subjects or laughing at some old jokes in the right way.
See it if you like musicals about unlikely friendships. The songs are catchy and the performances are very special.
Don't see it if you don't like basic sets and some corny comic relief while a company tackles some very layered and complex issues.
See it if Jewish and Gay themes; outstanding acting and singing; nicely staged and orchestrated.
Don't see it if Cliches/stereotypes. Misguided untalented book & music camouflaged by a talented cast, band & polished production values.
See it if Want to know the real reason Harvey Milk was killed, and the camaraderie, that he had establish with a dear friend, that was not gay.
Don't see it if Don't like Gay Themes in portraying the rise and fall of a out spoken activitist, for human rights, for all genders.
See it if to learn a bit about bit Harvey Milk. To see an earnest musical from left field.
Don't see it if You are looking foe a polished Musical.
See it if IF you like light musical comedy with serious undertones
Don't see it if The show might be considered too ethnic, typical jewish humour
See it if I t makes you think about people who have influenced your life if you met them or not
Don't see it if If you do not get Jewish humor or don't like to hear about gays
See it if you enjoy May/December friendship, marriage, well-written, performed, & directed new musicals, Yiddish humor, gay history, memoirs
Don't see it if you forgot to bring tissues. You will cry at this one. This is not a history play. It's inspired by Harvey, not about Him
See it if You enjoy pleasant, small musicals that are a bit quirky - combo of Jewish & gay themes. Leads are charming - See for Julie Knitel - terrifc
Don't see it if You like big splashy musicals or are not interested in the unusual link of Jewish and Gay themes. Show is a bit cliche re: Jewish characters
See it if You want some interesting character studies and very good acting. Clever plot points and twists.
Don't see it if You have no interest in gay history, cultures coming together, or have no heart.
See it if You want to see a intimate, sweet, and moving musical; you are a fan of Harvey Milk and support LGBTQ; you're Jewish
Don't see it if You don't like cliches; though I must say this show worked them very well and it was ultimately quite profound and moving
See it if You are a resident of a Jewish retirement home on eastern Long Island and want an afternoon entertainment.
Don't see it if You expect more than stereotypical characters and “feel good” shows about gay rights, the Holocaust and the death of Harvey Milk.