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 Gloria's life, feminist history, or engaging with feminist open-dialogue.
Don't see it if you're looking for something classically theatrical. The format is similar to documentary theatre. More like a history special than play.
See it if you want to learn about Gloria Steinem and her activism and how she rallied and inspired others.
Don't see it if you prefer traditionally staged plays without any audience participation.
See it if Remarkable staging & acting depicting the story behind the woman's movement & Gloria Steinem. Lahti is excellent.
Don't see it if If you are not a supporter of the women's movement.
See it if you're interested in the woman's movement/learning more about it and Gloria Steinem.
Don't see it if you're not interested in equal rights, history or prefer plays with dramatic arcs with less narration and more action.
See it if you've never heard of Gloria Steinem and would like to get the bullet points.
Don't see it if you're willing to wait for the film or miniseries. Either of these would be much more befitting to the GS story.
See it if you absolutely have to know about her past and the events surrounding her efforts for the women's movement
Don't see it if you want a good script; actors did what they could with it, but if it were any other topic this show would have closed after a few days
See it if You are an activist or not. If you are interested in history, social justice and want to know more about Gloria!
Don't see it if are looking for a musical or fluffy story.
See it if you want to learn more re: Gloria Steinem & the feminist movement presented with actors playing multiple roles from the '60's going forward!
Don't see it if you like brisk productions that are well-paced and not banal or you like comfortable seats with high backs or you want to feel moved!
See it if . . . you want to see the great Christine Lahti and an excellent ensemble guide you through some history that will make your mouth drop.
Don't see it if You are looking for a story. This is more of a consciousness raising history lesson.
See it if you want to learn Steinem's story and get some education about women's rights history in the process.
Don't see it if you're expecting a brilliantly-written play. it performs more like a book report, an important one that especially we New Yorkers should see
See it if A true story Of the women’s movement and an icon of woman’s life. Interactive theater. Told by good writing and acting.
Don't see it if You don’t like a true storyline of a feminist women’s life. Traditional plays. Theater in the round
Also The second act is interactive with the audience.
See it if You care about feminism and are interested in the movement through the prism of Gloria Steinem’s life. Beautifully crafted production
Don't see it if women’s rights are irrelevant to your life. Supporters of the current administration will be frustrated with this production.
See it if If you're a feminist. If you're moved by history & struggle 2 get where we are today & if you believe we still have more work 2 do.
Don't see it if you r a cynic. you r a misogynist you r a racist if any of these save your $$$.
See it if You want learn about Gloria and the women’s movement. There is more to her story than than the Playboy Bunny episode and Ms. Magazine.
Don't see it if You do not find history and politics entertaining.
See it if if you want to learn about Gloria's life, feminism, civil rights, humanity. It is very relevant. Really well done and INSPIRING.
Don't see it if you don't want to learn about our world.
See it if Gloria Steinem; admire, don't know, or dislike this tells her life and significance, with others in the Women's Movement. Nicely told.
Don't see it if It's in the round, and multimedia is used it's not proscenium. 7 talented women play probably 30+ parts. Hate Learning, skip it.
See it if If you are interested in a fascinating woman, a bit of a sophmoric biopic but a trip down memory lane.
Don't see it if You wanted a sophisticated treatise and a great production
See it if you're interested in feminism, intersectionality, personal narratives, consciousness raising, diverse casting, political commentary
Don't see it if you hate audience interaction. Act 2 is an open floor for anyone in the audience to react to Act 1, and it is uncomfortable.
See it if A great historical piece discribing the life, and importance of Gloria Steinem and the Womens movement. Christine Lahti really is believable
Don't see it if You dont like historical work regarding women's progress over the last 50 years
See it if you want to learn about a shero and how some things have changed, some have stayed the same, and others are in the threat of retrograding
Don't see it if you don't like staging in the round, or plays that are more intellectual than visceral.
See it if you're interested in the woman's movement & want to know more abt an iconic Amer figure. Actors do a good job portraying multiple characters
Don't see it if you prefer musicals, light topics..Show is very earnest, but thoughtful and slightly didactic. Energy level picks up as it goes on.