A solo performance that documents the music, culture, and politics that shaped the Baby Boomers (1945-1969). More…
From the show:
100 voices. 25 years. 1 man.
Rick Miller takes us through 25 turbulent years and gives voice to over 100 influential politicians, activists, and musicians. BOOM is a mind-blowing experience for audiences of all generations.
See it if You would like to see an actor, singer, and musician who can very well imitate excerpts of songs and comment on 1960’s events.
Don't see it if You like a play with a story.
See it if you are a boomer or are interested in the history about what made the boomer generation. A masterful and versatile performance.
Don't see it if you are not interested in the boomer generation or you don't like one man shows.
See it if you want to see a mash-up of events from the baby boomer years with snippets of stories from 3 family members and recognizable songs/events.
Don't see it if you don't like fast paced one-man shows with snippets of images, music, ideas and real-life events; need full story with beginning/end.
See it if You are a boomer and want to enjoy a flashback of songs and culrure over the years. Really enjoyable
Don't see it if If you dont like one man shows
See it if It’s an unusual one person show crafted around history from the mid forties through 1969 ( a bit post boom, no?). Fast paced & personal
Don't see it if Not a play, more of an overview combined with a revue
See it if You can relate to the 40's, 50's and 60's, You like one man shows. You are interested in music, culture, history, and/or politics.
Don't see it if You can't relate to history, politics, and culture. You don't like one man shows.
See it if Like disjointed frenetic paced nostalgic visit through 1945-1969. Possibly better if you are involved with Canadian hockey and issues
Don't see it if Prefer insight or get confused by rapid changes of accents. Prefer longer sections of key songs of time and not in costumes that seem parody
See it if Fun experience, well crafted, multi-talented one man performance. Quick paced trip down memory lane- leave waiting for part 2 & 3 of trilogy
Don't see it if Don't like one man shows. Are of age where can't relate to or prefer not to indulge in unusual experience about 1945-1969.
See it if Solo show; World history of Baby Boomer 1945-1969; skillful use of multimedia; super quick change among tons of characters; voice magician
Don't see it if You’re not into fun history lesson; 2 hrs with 15min intermission; no obvious plot, but with smart twist & surprise; personal & intimate
See it if you are excited about a unique theatrical experience about the baby boomer experience.Rick Miller a talented singer and commentator. Groovy!
Don't see it if you are not open to a multimedia meditation on the boomer years with songs, visuals, and personal stories of three unique people. I was!!!!!
See it if You are a baby boomer and want to be reminded about the music and events of your youth.
Don't see it if You don't like one man shows even when the performer is very talented.
See it if you want a history lesson in an entertaining format. His performance is amazing but play left me flat
Don't see it if if you have no interest in seeing a recap of history 1960 - 1980
See it if Entertaining solo show by Rick Miller giving a history lesson of the baby boomers from 1945 through 1969. Rick performed numerous
Don't see it if Impersonations of many political and musical figures from that period of time. Kept me engaged throughout and certainly
See it if you are a Baby Boomer or like to know something/more about them: lots of info given in a highly entertaining way. We had a great time!
Don't see it if you are not interested in social and political events between 1945 and 1969 or don't like 1-man shows.
See it if you want the story of one man's family that taps into the events of the Baby Boomer years.
Don't see it if you want an ensemble cast, or are not interested in reminiscing about the past.
See it if you're 50+ in search of reassurance. This boomer overview pulls too many punches & skirts too many sensitive topics amid a multimedia fest.
Don't see it if poor impersonations of Janis Joplin and Perry Como stir your ire; the boiling down of history to TV commercials and musical clips goads you.
Also Memorable Quote: "Granny hated cowboys."
See it if You appreciate an imaginative performance by a talented artist. A fine review of history & culture in the Boom Generation. Very entertaining
Don't see it if Solo performance turns you off. You have no interest in the Boom Generation.
See it if You want to see a very different type of show with one actor playing all parts which includes music in a historical perspective.
Don't see it if You are not into the baby boom generation. Really for an older crowd but young people might learn something from this!
See it if You like one man show that is,filled with historical content, told in a most intelligent way mixed with music from 1945-1970.
Don't see it if You are not interested in a fresh,but relevant perspective view of history.
See it if You are a baby boomer or are interested in American and Canadian culture between 1945-1969
Don't see it if You are not interested in historic content about the USA and/or Canada, or dislike one man shows
See it if A stage documentary delivers quarter century search of the baby boomer generation combing music,politics& culture in a very creative way.*
Don't see it if U don't want to hear 50s hits"Cold Cold Heart","Tennessee Waltz",or later"I Wanna Be Your Man".Enjoyed all 26 song snippets.