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Boom (WYRD Productions)
Midtown E
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Boom (WYRD Productions) NYC Reviews and Tickets

81%
(127 Reviews)
Positive
87%
Mixed
12%
Negative
1%
Members say
Entertaining, Clever, Ambitious, Great acting, Great staging

About the Show

A solo performance that documents the music, culture, and politics that shaped the Baby Boomers (1945-1969).

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Member Reviews (127)

76
Intelligent, Overrated, Funny, Clever, Entertaining

See it if If you like a show about baby boomers. Fun facts throughout show about each yr.

Don't see it if If you have no interest in the boomer years.

80
Thought-provoking, Clever, Resonant, Epic, Masterful

See it if Virtuosic impressions of 100+ politicians, musicians, etc. in an epic review of 1945-1979. Inspires you to ponder & "feel" the history.

Don't see it if Amalgamation of little snippets doesn't provide any analysis or depth... that's up to you.

Critic Reviews (8)

January 15th, 2020

"Rick Miller's New Show Is Just OK, Boomer: Miller leads a multimedia trip across three tumultuous decades at 59E59."
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January 16th, 2020

"See 'BOOM' at 59E59 Theaters-Rick Miller's Powerful Multi-Media Journey"
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January 15th, 2020

"People, places, and things rush by, forming a double-time parade that never pauses to allow anything to sink in."
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January 15th, 2020

3/5 Stars. "Writer-director-performer Rick Miller uses footage, pop music and numerous wigs to make his point"
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January 15th, 2020

3/5 Stars. "Multi-tasking Canadian star and Gen Xer Rick Miller channels baby boomers and their icons, in words and music"
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January 22nd, 2020

"Covering the music, politics and social trends of the baby boomer age, Miller cleverly uses lights and projections in real time, making lightning fast yet seemingly effortless transitions between characters. His impersonations are as detailed and enjoyable as the characters he's portraying."
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January 15th, 2020

"So much information flashes by…that it's impossible to absorb it all, or to get much more out of it than a potted version of the times...Boomer or not…there's no avoiding the fact that, on purely technical grounds, you'll experience Rick Miller detonating an H-Bomb of talent in 'Boom.'"
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February 21st, 2020

Score: 85%. "An interesting Canadian perspective of American events during the Baby Boomer years that leaves a dizzying exhausting effect and many questions and stories unfinished."
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