This world premiere biographical drama chronicles the life of iconic feminist Gloria Steinem. Directed by Tony Award winner Diane Paulus ("Waitress," "Pippin"). More…
"Gloria: A Life" presents a richly detailed tapestry about one of the most inspiring and remarkable women of our time. Five decades after Gloria Steinem began raising her voice for equality and championing those of others, her vision is as urgent as ever.
See it if You are interested in Steinam or the women's movement. Feels more like a live action documentary than a typical play.
Don't see it if You want something light or fun. It definitely held my interest and I learned a lot about her but it's not the most entertaining of shows.
See it if You want to learn more about Gloria Steinem in an entertaining, often moving way that relates well to today’s politics.
Don't see it if You’re a misogynist or have no interest in political issues.
See it if you want to see the glorious Lahti present the formidable Steinem in a play that's long on bio details but short on theatrics or discourse.
Don't see it if you hope for a critical or penetrating docudrama. [This is a by-the-numbers, reverential, one-sided celebration of the feminist icon's life]
See it if you’re looking to feel empowered—not just as a woman, but as a human. It’s worth learning about this history to understand our present.
Don't see it if you’re looking for a well-crafted play. As a performance piece, the pace is rushed and what should be profound moments lose weight.
See it if The actors were all very good. Each of the ensemble players were very distinctive. Patricia Kelember really looked like Gloria S.
Don't see it if If you know a lot about Gloria Steinem. Then it is like a greatest hits of her life. But even then interesting to see it.
See it if for the nostalgia if you experienced the feminist movement. Or to know what you missed if you were too young or distracted. Marvelous photos
Don't see it if There is no reason not to see this show. It is fabulously produced and directed. It is inspiring and informational as well as entertaining
See it if you want a good review of feminism that includes current references, focused on Steinem's contributions, well-portrayed by entire cast.
Don't see it if you are not interested in the history of the struggle over the last 50 years that continues today. You have no hope for equality for all.
See it if About the women's civil right movement.
Don't see it if you want alot of action, this is not a musical. Type that came up are women get same pay, jobs, making abortion safe and that you had choic
See it if Well-deserved retrospective of a celebrated woman's life well-lived. A heavy nudge that the movement has no shero like her today.
Don't see it if No depth here, but with Lahti and Paulus attached, expectations should have claimed pronounced receipts. Nix the conversational end.
See it if you enjoy a powerful and relevant play about a women's rights and women who helped to protect those rights. Very interesting set with rugs.
Don't see it if you are not interested in women's rights, don't like Gloria Steinem or are a Republican. This play definitely has a very liberal slant.
See it if Unfamiliar w history Women's Rights movement/Steinem OR you're 50+ & want 2 relive/replenish yr activism. Sped-thru timeline flattens all.
Don't see it if Don't want lecture, want 2 be wowed by the dramatization, OR have no interest in Steinem, period. Not for "unwoke" men, or "liberal" haters.
See it if If you're interested in the history of the struggle for equality amongst humans. Truly an experienced that should not be missed.
Don't see it if You you're looking for a musical. However u must see this if you care for your fellow man-woman-gay-straight-or any color-religion etc.
See it if Gloria Steinem's extraordinary life interests and inspires you.
Don't see it if you'll be bothered by the fact that most of the material is lifted from the fine documentary of the same name.
See it if the mainstreaming of the women's movement. The quickly interchanged roles were effective. This is no frills theater. It's all in the words
Don't see it if You dont want an impersonation of Gloria Steinem. Christine Lahti is not a favorite so I am probably prejudiced.
See it if if you are a fan of Gloria Steinem, if you care about equal rights of all kind, or if you are interested in politics, history and activism.
Don't see it if you are not interested in feminism or its history, do not care for minorities & their issues or if politics or activism do not inspire you.
See it if interested in docudrama about Gloria Steinem & the early years of the Women's Movement & it's progression. Hopeful & inspirational.
Don't see it if you expect any great new insights. It's a rallying cry for a receptive audience & valuable to a young audience unfamiliar with this period.
See it if Beautifully written and produced story of Gloria,her life and times. Christine Lahti and cast are extraordinary.A must see for all ,
Don't see it if There is no reason not to see this play which tells an important story of the women’s movement, diversity and a kinder America.
See it if You want history of Gloria Steinem, and her career. Very educational. The act 2 talking circle that was extremely interesting.
Don't see it if You don’t want a bio show on Gloria Steinem. It was fairly pedantic, told with historical vignettes vs scenes & traditional dialogue.
See it if you are interested in the life of Gloria Steinem. Christine Lahti was terrific, video projections help tell the story.
Don't see it if if you are a misogynist. I found the talk back part of the show to be a little too preachy, and I'm a feminist.
See it if you're curious about Gloria Steinem's life. Very illuminating to say the least. Christine Lahti is superb.
Don't see it if If you are an extreme conservative or do not like to hear about feminism or women's rights. In other words, you should see this!
See it if you are interested in feminism, want to be inspired, enjoy frequently being "lectured" to, good actin & exposure to important themes.
Don't see it if you expect a dramatic script, dislike frequent lecturing, inspirational rallies about feminism and a somewhat slight biography.
See it if You want to see an important play about and the beginning on the women's movement. Gloria Steinem was there for talk,. Alan Alda was there.
Don't see it if You want to see a straight play with a typical theater setting. This was very imaginative and told Gloria's story brilliantly.