Jessica Walker returns to 59E59 Theaters for an new play-with-songs centering on noted French actress and cabaret sensation, Suzy Solidor. More…
Paris: 1935. Suzy Solidor steps onto the tiny stage of her cramped nightclub, ready to wow the hippest crowd in town with her lesbian erotic songs. She is surrounded by her 225 portraits and high on success, both from her best-selling records and from her status as most painted woman in the world. Suzy Solidor may be the most famous woman you've never heard of.
See it if You want a terrific cabaret/theater entertainment beautifully written, directed & performed.
Don't see it if Lesbian themes bother you.
See it if and ONLY if a tribute to cabaret star Suzy Solidor, whose sensual sapphic chansons titillated Paris in the 1930s interest you.
Don't see it if you find yourself saying who the fuck is Suzy Solidor and then asking yourself the question why is it relevant to me. SKIP THIS MESS!!!!!!!
See it if you have an interest in the life of Suzy Solidar and want to hear some French cabaret songs (sung in English).
Don't see it if you want to be entertained. Only a bit over an hour, but it seemed much longer. She tried to interact with the audience, to little success.
See it if You’re up for 65 of the longest minutes you’ll spend in a theatre. Great premise and set but unrealized characters adrift in this script.
Don't see it if You've no interest in 1920's Parisian nightlife, clever lesbian love songs or an unhappy if interesting chanteuse/amoureuse life story.
See it if you've seen Jessica Walker previously and enjoy her; you enjoy torch songs; you can get front row seats and interact with the star
Don't see it if you are offended by a presentation about a bi-sexual woman that involves graphic descriptions of lesbian sex
See it if interested in Suzy Solidor, risqué between-wars chansons, left bank lesbians. If you don't know her, this will not provide much insight
Don't see it if you're looking for drama, detail or much besides the atmosphere of a semi-seedy Parisian cabaret, which is skillfully evoked by set & singer
See it if If you like cabaret style pieces. You are interested in seeing works about lesbians
Don't see it if Songs and script with some very explicit description of lesbian sex upset you. Some themes in the show have been explored before
See it if You enjoy cabaret-style immersive shows shows and/or learning about lesser-known queer historical figures.
Don't see it if You don't like actors physically interacting with the audience.
See it if you enjoy learning about a different side of cabaret entertainment from the mid-century and enjoy great singing
Don't see it if you are uncomfortable with GLBTQ themed shows
See it if you would like seeing a French chanteuse from the 1930s in a night club setting
Don't see it if if you might be offended by lesbian themes and/or if you are interested in something of a traditionally "show tune" vein
See it if You want to get a little taste of what a French cabaret during WWII was like or to learn a little about a litttle known lesbian star.
Don't see it if You expect a fully fleshed out story line or a traditional plot. The story develops while watching a cabaret act...sort of.
See it if You want an unique & engaging story about artistry,love, aging & survival told in a cabaret format.
Don't see it if You prefer contemporary stories. You don't like cabaret seating. You're uncomfortable w/discussions of sexuality.
See it if you want a glimpse of the life and art of Suzy Solidor, well-performed with songs in French and English in a cabaret setting.
Don't see it if you want a complete biography of Solidor or if you want a rousing musical.
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