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 Wow. What a ride....Rick Miller is a living time capsule. Boom is told from a Canadian baby Boomer point of view. Refreshing for us Yankees
Don't see it if If one man shows are not your thing and 1940’s- 1970’s history is not important to you.
See it if You want to experience excellence on stage: writing, acting, staging. A must-see!
Don't see it if You do not like one-man shows— though you will love this one!
Also What a true entertainer in every aspect!
See it if You r a baby boomer & want to take a fast, energetic trip thru music, politics , history of your era w/a very skilled performer.
Don't see it if You expect an in-depth look at this time period. It’s like a time capsule- snippets of the past. Although a 1 man show he play many parts.
See it if You are interested in history, particularly ‘45-‘69, appreciate one handlers, and like the music of the boom generation.
Don't see it if You don’t like one man shows, don’t like documentary theatre
See it if you don't mind being asked to sing along to American Pie. You like impersonations. As a love letter to RM's mother, this is rather sweet.
Don't see it if you have no interest the the Baby Boomers. The piece is too long and needs cutting. A letdown after MacHomer.
See it if you cut history class, haven’t read a newspaper & need to know what’s been happening in the world for the last 80 years. Interesting staging
Don't see it if you’re expecting a musical representing the last 80 year’s. The singer tries hard to imitate the great Pop singets, but rarely succeeds.
See it if You want to see a kaleidoscopic journey of the boomer years interweaving music, news clips, and the lives of three people of that period.
Don't see it if You want a conventional play. Enjoyed this show which combined history of the times with personal stories. Impressive talent.
See it if You are a boomer. If you love history. If you appreciate a very talented performer
Don't see it if You prefer large cast and scenery productions
See it if You like 1 man shows with a multitude of different personas portrayed and multi-dimensional with video, dialogue and music.
Don't see it if You like an ensemble cast or don’t want to hear the performers take of his parents views of the baby boomer generation.
See it if Trip down memory lane for Boomers. Very fast pace. Rick is extremely ambitious tracing historical events, with famous singers and family.
Don't see it if Got confused with too many characters that he creates. Not all New Yorkers know much about Canada. Some audience left during intermission.
See it if You like a history lesson, I wasn't expecting it. Actor is very good, and presentation was good (as was music), but it fell flat for me
Don't see it if You're expecting a particularly witty or funny 1-man show (as I was)
See it if you were born after 1945 and was a Baby Boomer. You like to reminisce about the 50's and 60's.
Don't see it if You are not a Baby Boomer, so the events and songs of those times don't have relevance to you.
See it if you enjoy original explorations of an historical era through a clever interplay of song video and narrative.
Don't see it if If you don't like one person shows or are not interested in the era of the baby boomers
See it if You are a baby boomer or if your interested in learning about the events that the baby boomers lived through.
Don't see it if If you would rather see a show that deals with current events and if you are not into solo performances.
See it if you like unique, a "Boomer" history lesson in music and politics, great projection design/staging, great performance and impersonations.
Don't see it if you don't like one man shows, although it was like watching more than a dozen characters perform, the energy and talent never let up.
See it if well observed one man shows referencing history, pop music and culture are your thing
Don't see it if You don’t enjoy one man shows or impersonations
See it if You are a Baby Boomer, are interested in learning about the Boomer Era, are interested in history, like to be entertained.
Don't see it if you want to see a big, splashy musical. This show is neither big, nor splashy. It is small, and intimate, fast-paced, and fun.
See it if You enjoy a trip through time. Don’t be put off by it being a one man show— it’s very well done and feels well rounded. worth seeing.
Don't see it if You are not interested in recent history and boomer culture.
See it if You like one man shows, enjoy learning about this generation.
Don't see it if If you do not like this generation music or interested in this generation from a different perspective.