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Categories: Drama, Comedy, Local. From Fifth Wall Productions. Written by Elenna Stauffer. Directed by Deborah Wolfson.
See it if You enjoy a show about high school girls issues and how they overcome based on events that really happened. Funny, interesting and moving.
Don't see it if You don't enjoy fresh and new theatre
See it if If you want to think about the catagion of spells. Or if you remember there was an actual case like this awhile ago
Don't see it if If you want a comedy
See it if You enjoy both spectacle (in the form of cheers) and serious theatre (this play engages with the gendered issues around hysteria).
Don't see it if You want to be spoon fed. The play challenges you to think - I laughed and then had to consider the implications of my laughter.
See it if you like theater that both entertains and moves you, and are hoping to see some breakout performances.
Don't see it if you are only looking to laugh.
See it if you like a story that leaves you thinking.. Serious, interesting and funny, this show has great energy throughout.
Don't see it if you expect a one dimensional teen comedy.
See it if you enjoy a compelling,moving story that speaks to it's audience on many levels. Creative & well acted with a perfect mix of humor/darkness
Don't see it if no reason not to see this show.
See it if you want to see a novel portrayal of high school interactions and a story of bizarre but interesting and real series of events..
Don't see it if You're looking for a teen comedy.
See it if You're interested in seeing a range of characters deal with their clique's drama, mixed with some darkly funny moments.
Don't see it if You're just looking for a teen comedy. It's funny at times, but it's not silly.
See it if All ages can enjoy this, but should be mandatory viewing for middle-school girls. In its own way, a modern of version of The Crucible.
Don't see it if No reason not to see it.
See it if You'e interested in a multi-hued portrait of characters who are forced to confront adversity -- and some ugly truths. Funny and poignant.
Don't see it if You think this is just a joke at the expense of teens or cheerleaders. This is a play with humor, but it's not Bring It On.
See it if you want a well-acted, thoughtful and powerful show that explores the impact of hysteria on five high school girls and their community.
Don't see it if you want cheap laughs, happy endings or neat conclusions or you have a sugar-and-spice view of teen-age girls.
See it if You want to go from sceptical to moved in a familiar but unexpected setting.
Don't see it if You never want to think about high school again.
See it if You enjoy good theater. This is a thought-provoking look at what is apparently an uncommon but real phenomenon. (Who knew?)
Don't see it if You're with children or are offended by coarse language.
See it if you like creative, well written, thought-provoking darker plays/dramedies; energetic and charismatic acting; off-beat and original theater
Don't see it if No reason not to see it. Runs a bit long without an intermission, though.