This new drama centers around the riveting true story of the Little Rock Nine, the first black students to attend their city’s formerly segregated central high school. More…
What began as their quest for a better education soon became a national crisis, igniting the passions of a divided country and sparking a historic fight for justice in the Jim Crow South. On the cusp of the civil rights movement, a changing world watched as these nine children from Arkansas battled for their rights with only books and pencils. At once harrowing and hopeful, 'Little Rock' brings urgently to life the Nine’s untold personal stories of challenge and resilience, conjuring memories of America not so long ago.
See it if You do or don’t know the history of the students, are interested in our (sad) history, want to think and learn more about this timely topic.
Don't see it if You want a well fleshed out absorbing story. In snippets of scenes—as soon as you’d get interested—a character would break into song.
See it if Some decent singing is enough for you.
Don't see it if You are looking for a dramatic or compelling presentation of the events of Little Rock integration.
See it if you want to understand the history of Little Rock - told in an entertaining manner.
Don't see it if you have seen the heart-breaking plight of the Black children trying to enter the all white southern schools on television.
See it if If you want to see some of what the Afro-American students had to endure while going to a mainly white school, and well acted.
Don't see it if If you do not care about the Afro-Americans.
See it if you either were or weren't alive during the Civil Rights movement - enjoy true stories wonderfully researched, written, and performed.
Don't see it if you don't appreciate great ensemble acting & singing by a very talented cast-can't appreciate great sets-aren't interested in our history.
See it if You don't know much of anything about our Civil Rights history
Don't see it if You are looking for a serious or modern play about race - this isn't it
See it if you like relevant shows that deal with important historical events
Don't see it if you don't like shows tha spotlight not only the good and happy side of historical events but also the darker side as well
See it if Are interested in this period in time and the events that took place. Kudos to the cast of actors!Very entertaining!
Don't see it if You are not Interested in this time in history. I would give it a try. You will be pleasantly surprised.
See it if you like historical dramas that reverberate with present times. riveting, hard to watch but told with humor and pathos.
Don't see it if you have no interest in serious stories or racial issues.
See it if you want to dramatically experience a period in the civil rights movement.
Don't see it if you desire plays that do not deal with serious social issues.
See it if A true story that is riveting, profound and still relevant. A must see new play for anyone interested in the civil rights movement.
Don't see it if You absolutely do not want to learn about the hard times of the Little Rock 9 and the struggles to integrate the schools in Arkansas.
See it if you are interested in the struggle for everyone to have a good education regardless of race.
Don't see it if you want a play with a less intense subject matter.
See it if Enjoy historical plays that depict the real life anguish of the subjects with empathy and insight. Kudos to the cast and director
Don't see it if Only enjoys fluff. Not interested in unresolved historical issues that still Resonate today
See it if You want to see a story about an impactful time in history from a different perspective.
Don't see it if You don’t want to be taken back to a difficult time in history.
See it if you appreciate strong ensemble work,historical plot with drama &some humor. Be prepared for some disturbing but real language and behavior.
Don't see it if you aren't prepared to see and feel what went on during a shameful time in our history.
See it if you want to see a moving and beautifully acted play about this painful piece of American history.
Don't see it if you want to see something more polished & gripping, which this has the potential to be.
See it if If you are interested in a dramatized version of integration in Little Rock,
Don't see it if You like a clear story. There were 9 students, but here there are 6 actors playing the 9 and it was confusing. Why not hire 9?
See it if you like historical stories about segregation coupled with some great strong voices.
Don't see it if you don't like smaller productions with actors playing several characters and uncomfortable circumstances surrounding race including slurs.
See it if You are interested in US racial history and segregation. It was eye opening to see the amount of baseless hatred occurring not that long ago
Don't see it if You aren’t interested in that period of history or may be triggered by the violence and hatred that existed (and still does) in the US
See it if Explains history in real terms. It shows what thee ten students went thru to intergrate the schools
Don't see it if If you want something light and fluffy
See it if want to have your vision enlarged by accessibly told narratives on difficult events in our national history. This story needs to be known.
Don't see it if you do not like serious shows that examine less-than-honorable behavior, preferring to restrict your theater diet to fluffy entertainment.