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 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 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.
See it if you like biographies of cabaret artists, that are well staged, and performed by talented artists.
Don't see it if heavy lesbian content is disturbing. The ambitious but slowly developing, disjointed time-line is confusing.
See it if The multiple erotic identities of Suzy Solidor, the famous Parisian cabaret singer and actress are brought to life by Jessica Walker
Don't see it if you are not interested in LGBT stories
See it if You like a one woman (mostly) show telling the colorful story of a cabaret singer in the 1930's Paris. The theater is converted to a cabaret
Don't see it if You don't like autobiographical plays.
See it if You like cabaret music, art, Suzy Solidor, or stories about bitter old people remembering their glory days when they were bitter and YOUNG.
Don't see it if You don't like the above. Or lesbians, I suppose. It's a short play with good singing, but it's not going to be for everyone.
See it if This musical falls flat. When writers cast them selfs in a the staring role...Focus dissipates. Ms Jessica Walker is talented but miss caste
Don't see it if If female gay /bisexual topics are uncomfortable for you
See it if If you like one woman shows about romance and decadence of the Cabarets and art in 1930s Paris. Stage is set like an intimate Cabaret.
Don't see it if You don't like Cabaret singing and sexual references and lesbians