Part of FringeNYC: Based on the playwright's personal experiences, "Full" follows the struggle of a young woman battered by adolescent trauma, combating her demons, finding herself powerless, and ultimately battling her way back. More…
Categories: Musical/Opera, FringeHIGH, Drama, National. From Full: The Musical. Book and Lyrics by Katie Berger, Music by Katie Berger and Alan Blake Conley. Directed by Sean Ryan Paris, Musical Direction by Alan Blake Conley.
See it if you want to remember what it was like to struggle with growing up, risking in relationships vs. seeking safety in solitude.
Don't see it if you want a traditional Broadway-style song-and-dance show. Mostly lyrical solos and duets here, with two lovely harmonized trios in Act II.
See it if you like a sweet musical score, and a touching study of how a personal crisis can effect someones entire life and relationships.
Don't see it if you want a light and frothy musical, or require glamorous costumes or fancy sets to entertain you.
See it if you like plays about teen angst, but with central character who is unlikeable, and has one note (angst) throughout.
Don't see it if you like upbeat plays. There's a bit of comedy that helps, and strong singing voices throughout. Some moving songs.
See it if Issues addressed hit close to home or in you enjoy original productions
Don't see it if Shows with a heavy or deep meaning don't interest you or offend you
See it if You have ever struggled with an inner demon, you are a woman, your life has been touched by eating disorders in some way
Don't see it if you are triggered by trauma, abuse, eating disorders, or body image issues
See it if You understand emotional trauma and the strength it takes to heal. Not want to just survive life, but make it full. Believe music heals.
Don't see it if You don't like to cry in pubic.
See it if You want fresh perspective on battling illness from inside out with darkness, deepness, and humor.
Don't see it if You hate new musicals or if you have no soul.