Already closed | 1h 30m | East Village

Good Morning Miss America

From 12 member  reviews
Members say: Thought-provoking, Great acting, Resonant, Relevant, Absorbing

About the show

This new work examines the challenges of caring for aging parents with wit and candor. More…

From the show:

Jane, an independent artist living in Oregon, has increasing concerns about her aging parents in the Midwest. The responsibility of their care falls on her shoulders. Jane's only sibling and mother's favorite, sister Sammy refuses any responsibility and the sibling rivalry begins between! Caring for aging parents is riddled with complications and astonishing revelations. With brilliant candor and comedy, this play examines the very real challenge of caring for aging parents.

1h 30m | Already closed | Theatre 80 (East Village)

Member Reviews (12)

MEMBERS SAY:

Thought-provoking, Great acting, Resonant, Relevant, Absorbing
75
Avg Score

80
Resonant, Profound, Great acting

See it if You want to see vignettes of a married couple getting older & older, forgetting things, medical problems, etc. Feels very real.

Don't see it if Can be slightly amateurish in spots, but overall entertaining & its heart is in the right spot. 80 minutes flies by.

46
Sincere effort

See it if you want to support a production team that really wants this to be good and does everything they were taught(wrongly) makes a show watchable

Don't see it if you have no tolerance for bad decision on top of bad decision

Also every decision made by this production team is bad. This includes writ... Read more Read less

70
Unpolished, Amateurish, Realistic, Resonant, Relevant

See it if you would like a very heartfelt & realistic t depiction of aging in our society with its myriad of problems for individuals & loved ones.

Don't see it if you demand a highly professional presentation in regards to acting, script & direction.

79
Absorbing, Resonant, Thought-provoking, Relevant

See it if if you have (or had) elderly parents and siblings and caring for them became an issue

Don't see it if you find the that aging is a difficult ubject

Also I found the play very meaningful to me.

81
Relevant, Funny, Great acting

See it if Enjoy a play about relevant issues done abit lightly

Don't see it if You like straight comedy or musical plays

90
Profound, Thought-provoking, Resonant, Great acting, Absorbing

See it if you want to see a moving play about you or your parents getting old which we all can relate to.

Don't see it if you only like light entertainment or you are not interested to think about how it might be when you or your parents get old.

Also At our performance the audience loved it so much that very quickly pre... Read more Read less

80
Entertaining, Clever

See it if You want to learn more about Bess Myerson's life in an intimate setting.

Don't see it if You do not want to hear what it was like to live in Bess Myerson's shadow and not be valued as her daughter.

70
Ambitious, Banal, Clever

See it if If you like plays dealing with aging parent and the hardships that the family has to deal with this situation.

Don't see it if If you don't like dealing with plots that involve aging and depressing situations.

60
Thought-provoking, Slow, Dizzying, Cliched, Banal

See it if If you want to encourage new playrights and support them. The issue of dementia was relevant, so the night wasnt a bust. C for effort

Don't see it if If your not willing to try new things

83
Grounding, Honest, Timely for some, Thought-provoking, Relevant

See it if You need a little nudge to think about late-life issues, especially your own or family members you care for and/or about.

Don't see it if You are a twenty-something with young and healthy parents and you just want distraction.

80
Thought-provoking, Intense, Great writing, Absorbing

See it if This is a very true-to-life depiction of a woman struggling to deal with her emotions of having aging parents. See it if that's who you are

Don't see it if You like big staging, a big cast, good sound system, a musical or an upbeat show. this is a show that was well acted but difficult to watch.

Also After the show everyone was arguing- (me included) over people saying ... Read more Read less

80
Ambitious, Entertaining, Banal, Great acting, Funny

See it if You’ve ever taken care of elders in your family and you don’t mind seeing a slice of life and are against nursing homes

Don't see it if You don’t want to spend an evening looking at the harsh reality of what happens to people when they get older


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