Set in 1990s working-class Manchester, this solo show follows brash teenager Kelly Roberts as she visits a psychologist. More…
'Innit' explores the angst and scorched heart of the Kelly as she unwittingly discloses a heart-breaking, empowering story. She's bold, vulgar, and broken. But that’s really none of your binnis, innit?
See it if You’re interested in learning more about the life of a UK blue collar teenager.
Don't see it if You just can’t sit through one more biographical one person show.
See it if You like one person shows that reveal inner thoughts. It’s a therapy session basically. Ok, but not riveting.
Don't see it if You like high drama or conversational shows.
See it if you believe in the power of therapy & want to watch a recalcitrant teen (from working-class UK) drop her guard & discover her vulnerability.
Don't see it if you need high production values to satisfy your theatre appetite; you expect a comedy. [There's humor, but this is a mostly serious affair.]
See it if You want a concise, slice-of-life drama w/some comedy that shines a light on borderline mental illness. You want a great acting performance.
Don't see it if You don't like slice-of-life plays. You don't like 1-actor plays. You'd prefer a lighter subject matter.
See it if Closes tomorrow: SEE IT right before "Get the Boat". Both part of #IrishWomenWrite @ Soho Playhouse.
Don't see it if ...more to come...
See it if You want to get into the mind of a blue collar teen living in Manchester and like quirky one woman shows. Very high energy performance.
Don't see it if I think the vernacular and humor were alien to NY audiences and the performer could never quite get her groove. I’m sure this affected her.
See it if If you want to see a one woman show about therapy. The teenager has angst but this is ignored causing the ending. No spoilers...
Don't see it if You dislike one act or one person shows.
See it if You appreciate realistic insights into a brash working class English girl presented no holds barred with humor and finally heartbreak.
Don't see it if You can't handle thick working class English speech. I couldn't catch every word, but I always knew where she was coming from.
See it if you like solo shows & a coming of act monologue on teen angst, anger, "acting out" where, amid the F-word, a troubled soul reveals her pain
Don't see it if you dislike foreign accents + British slang [wanker, jizz, willy, etc.] that can be difficult to follow -- or if teen angst bores you
See it if you go in expecting uncomfortable humor that is meant to convey a strong positive message.
Don't see it if you have a hard time with Manchester accents or references, you expect a hilarious comedy sketch, teenage sexuality and angst upsets you.
See it if you support developing artistry. This could be a tight, moving one-woman show with some work. It’s mono-pacing is often too slow.
Don't see it if you have no grasp of Manchester, UK accent or slang you will suffer.
See it if You like one-woman plays, you enjoy British accents, you're not looking for a big production.
Don't see it if You have trouble with thick accents, you don't like teen angst, you want something polished.
See it if You’re interested in coming of age stories, everyone's, not just your own
Don't see it if If you find teenage angst a bit tiresome
See it if you want to see a clever young woman perform a semi-autobiographical piece about her struggles with growing up Irish and poor in Manchester.
Don't see it if you don't like 1 woman shows or are put off by some raunchy language and a British accent.
See it if you are intrigued by raw and real conflicts in emotional development of lower middle class Caucasian teenage girl in Manchester, England
Don't see it if you prefer light comedy, musicals, or large cast and set and standard Broadway length performances, or are not interested in teenage girls
See it if game for an intense, layered, bravura solo act conjuring hard times as a scrappy, lonely Manchester teen from a broken home in the '90s.
Don't see it if you've a very hard time with accents or crass language or you need ensemble cast, resolution, or attractive sets or elaborate scene changes.
See it if you enjoy a solo show-a case study of a teenage girl from a dysfunctional family, are familiar with British slang terms
Don't see it if you have difficulty understanding a heavy British accent & are unfamiliar with the county's slang, & are offended by description of sex acts
See it if a one woman show about a troubled teenage Irish girl living with her mom in Manchester in the 90's is something of interest to you
Don't see it if you are looking for something light and fluffy. Show ran 55 minutes and needed all your attention to get the crux of the matter
See it if You are unfazed by British accents and terminology. (I lived in the U.K. so I didn't have problems, but can't speak for others.)
Don't see it if You dislike one-person monologues and have no interest in working-class life in the U.K.
See it if you want to delve back into the 80s through the life of a reflective teenage character; you enjoy one-actor, memoir-ish plays
Don't see it if you are triggered by emotional and sexual abuses; you are off-put by actors who are clearly not teenagers playing teenagers