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Broad Comedy

From 41 member  reviews
Members say: Funny, Entertaining, Clever, Disappointing, Raunchy

About the show

Soho Playhouse presents this raucous all-female comedy troupe, which offers an unflinching and outrageous look at America today. More…

Broad Comedy has been producing snarky, provocative, and lovable comedy and musical-satire since 2001. Internationally touring, and with YouTube hits reaching in the millions, 'Broad Comedy' is intended for a mature audience — 18-and-over only. And you might not want to bring your conservative mother-in-law.


Member Reviews (41)

MEMBERS SAY:

Funny, Entertaining, Clever, Disappointing, Raunchy
71
Avg Score

76
Funny, Clever, Edgy, Relevant, Intelligent

See it if You like Saturday Night Live style comedy with a female perspective. Some land. Some not so much. Some very cliche. Some hystericaly good!!!

Don't see it if You don’t appreciate a woman’s point of view or are easily offended.

51
Disappointing, Funny, Slow

See it if The shorts were OK, one was very funny. The songs were OK too. You can have a few good laughs.

Don't see it if No story line. Too much politics, Too much about women.

90
Clever, Entertaining, Hilarious, Intelligent, Relevant

See it if You enjoy sketch comedy cabaret style. You enjoy topical humor. You need a good laugh after reading or listening to the news.

Don't see it if You don’t like raunchy in your face comedy from a feminist perspective. You watch Faux News, believe it and get angry when it is denigrated

Also I loved this show ! It surprised me because I am not usually a fan of ... Read more Read less

75
Clever, Great singing, Funny, Resonant, Uneven

See it if you appreciate caberet raunchy humor, clever lyrics, and very talented singers in vignettes celebrating struggles of women in Trumpian world

Don't see it if you are a staunch Conservative, misogynist, anti-Feminist, or homophobe, or you prefer casts including men, musicals, elaborate sets, plots

94
Funny, Great writing, Intelligent, Refreshing, Relevant

See it if you want to see a politically charged variety comedy show. This is not a play or a musical, but 3-5 minute skits. I enjoyed it.

Don't see it if expecting it to be Politically Correct comedy. If you are looking for a plot, this is not the show for you.

86
Ambitious, Clever, Edgy, Not for everyone, Comedic

See it if You're open to laughing about politics & inequality w/a female bent. Intelligent satirical pieces-songs & skits performed by all women cast~

Don't see it if Ur easily offended by same/can't c humour in take down of such subjects. May not b for all men, as has female skew, but guys my nite enjoyed

68
Ambitious, Cliched, Disappointing, Quirky

See it if you want to support a group of women who do sometimes-funny skits and songs, many of which are about current events and issues.

Don't see it if off-color or raunchy jokes with inconsistent execution/delivery would ruin your appreciation of the occasional truly funny moments.

70
Funny, Entertaining, Edgy, Disappointing, Quirky

See it if You enjoy political humor, skit comedy with a raunchy edge. The cast is talented and extremely likable.

Don't see it if You are easily offended by profanity and are conservative in your politics and lifestyle.

50
Cliched, Raunchy, Disappointing, Indulgent

See it if You like very obvious feminine humor not very adroitly put together. Very few of the jokes really fire.

Don't see it if You don't like very feminist humor and much reference to body parts.

Also These are obviously talented ladies but they need to refine their mate... Read more Read less

60
Overrated, Quirky, Slow, Entertaining, Disappointing

See it if You don't mind one note short comedy skits. Some funny jokes, but over all just okay.

Don't see it if You can't laugh at the current state of the world/our country.

90
Funny, Great singing, Great writing, Hilarious, Raunchy

See it if You are not easily offended by profanity, and don't mind seeing a talented all-female cast exhibit some raunchiness

Don't see it if You are offended by profanity or sexusl innuendo or if you want a lavish production

50
Banal, Cliched, Disappointing

See it if You have the patience to see 5 sexy girls singing cliche songs.The flyeris more exciting than the show itself. After the fourth song, I left

Don't see it if Want to see real theater or expect to see some quality stand up, acting, staging, & music.

85
Entertaining, Funny, Great singing, Great writing, Clever

See it if you want a funny and raunchy show. Skits and songs were well written and executed. All the ladies were very entertaining and comical.

Don't see it if you're on a first date, a Trump supporter, aren't open minded or you're conservative.

72
Funny, Intelligent, Relevant

See it if You like sketch comedy. You’re concerned about our nation today but need a laugh. You’re a feminist & don’t get those who say they aren’t.

Don't see it if You’re offended by: risqué humor, crude language, x-rated jokes, criticism of the current White House. You need a linear story

87
Entertaining, Funny, Great staging, Relevant, Masterful

See it if Like female characters talking about the everyday experiences concerning our president, and how it affects your life.

Don't see it if You are a fan of our current president.

69
Clever, Entertaining, Funny, Relevant

See it if you didn't vote for DJT; and want to hear relevant humor. Many women's issues covered here; some very funny, some only so-so. Great cast!

Don't see it if you are expecting a full-blown musical, or if you voted for DJT!

45
Banal, Cliched, Disappointing, Raunchy, Embarrassing

See it if You have nothing better to do or like political and/or sexual short skits set to music and song

Don't see it if You don’t like predicable, ridiculous, bad, offcolor humor.

Also Cast was talented but production was really juvenile and not enjoyable

50
Slow, Thought-provoking, Fluffy, Disappointing, Entertaining

See it if For alternative true kind-of-jokes

Don't see it if You don’t like awkward humor

73
Relevant, Raunchy, Quirky, Funny, Current

See it if You enjoy political and topical performances that are focused on women’s issues and current affairs

Don't see it if Are offended by raunchy language, costumed depictions of genitalia, or need a fully polished performance experience

79
Clever, Entertaining, Funny, Hilarious

See it if You Like left wing humour. Clever skits

Don't see it if Don't like political humour

52
Disappointing, Slow, Raunchy

See it if You like quirky songs sung by what seems like Democratic man-haters

Don't see it if You think this will be light and airy and fun. Was very disappointed

63
Clever

See it if A like a few laughs .

Don't see it if N/A

74
Funny, Quirky, Raunchy

See it if if you like liberal anti-trump profane comedy skits focused on women. The show is driven by women recommending women to see it.

Don't see it if you do not like liberal women comedy skits. The show needs some polishing.

Also My wife really liked it. However, she said that she would have enjoyed... Read more Read less

94
Delightful, Great singing, Hilarious

See it if You like barbed political wit. You are a feminist. You are a woman.

Don't see it if You are right wing. You are uncomfortable with straightforward language about body parts. You lack a sense of humor.

75
Funny, Relevant, Quirky

See it if You love female comedy, relevant skits about today's woman's world, snappy songs and enjoy an easy, good time with laughter

Don't see it if you don't like feminist humor, don't believe in women, are skittish about strong, female comediennes, don't want a relaxed good time

Also There is some real talent here and some of the numbers are quite catch... Read more Read less


February 21st, 2018
“Though energetically performed, ‘Broad Comedy’ is uneven and a tad ragged. Goodman's songs are reminiscent of sixties' folk rock with some lyrics jammed uncomfortably into simple melodies-smart, but obvious. There is a lot here to savor, but the pacing is askew and the show needs someone with a ...
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February 7th, 2018
"An ensemble production with five game performers...The content is earnest, feminist, topical, and thin...An evening of too many amateurish, if well-intentioned pieces...Generally the songs are better than the skits and much of the sketch comedy feels like fill...This show should thrive on the in...
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