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 like documentary drama. There isn't much pulse to it, but there is lots of information. The actors outshone the script by a mile.
Don't see it if the Little Rock 9 isn't a part of history you care about. You like your plays to have focus and heart.
See it if You've heard about the Little rock Nine but want a more nuanced view of what happened behind the scenes.
Don't see it if Are not interested in the history of race relations in the US.
See it if I loved this play, hard to believe that this play is true and really happened. Go see it's excellent.
Don't see it if Don't see if you expect to see a big musical, this it's not. Or don't see if you don't like true to life experience.
See it if You want to view a good ensemble deliver history. See it if you are familiar with the story/ if you need to learn about this point in time.
Don't see it if If you are not interested in the Civil Rights Movement. HOWEVER, YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT THIS IMPORTANT PART OF USA'S HISTORY.
See it if you're interested in dramas and the true stories that come with America's brutal past
Don't see it if you're uncomfortable with racial slurs
See it if This crams a lot of intense information based on 13 years of research and interviews & a lot of emotion into two and a half hours.
Don't see it if Rough language
See it if You want a non-textbook history refresher led by spectacular voices you can discuss with friends afterward.
Don't see it if You don’t enjoy moodier shows-with-music, political theatre, or you’re annoyed by messy playwriting.
See it if You like history, or if you want to know more about the Jim Crow South and the fight for integration of schools in the 1950s.
Don't see it if You have no interest in history.
See it if you are interested in learning about this aspect of US history and the civil rights movement.
Don't see it if you want more than a history lesson. That sounds harsher than I mean. This is important US history, but there's no real dramatic conflict.
See it if you are interested in civil rights history being told through the experiences and viewpoints of different people.
Don't see it if you don't like small theaters and intimate settings.
See it if If you want a day out at the theatre and are interested in a history lesson.
Don't see it if If you are not interested in seeing how southern treated their fellow southerns and missteps taken by the US gov't.
See it if You want to be educated and enjoy thought-provoking shows.
Don't see it if Scenes that show racism, discrimination, violence, or panic attacks could upset you.
See it if you want to understand the lengths of what a courageous group of young black students had to go through to get a proper education in 1958.
Don't see it if are you are looking for a well-made play. This is more of a docu-drama style of theatre that tries to pack a lot into one show.
See it if history and musicals good individual actors
Don't see it if each individual actor is GREAT however they do not sync with each other. The story should have been great but was very repetitive.
See it if You want to know and/or remember a time when civil rights was just beginning.
Don't see it if you are uncomfortable with viewing a vivid account of racism and how badly Black children were treated form just going to school.
See it if You are passionate about getting a deeper understanding of racism in our country and want to better understand the the present day.
Don't see it if If you are a racist. It's not meant for you.
See it if Themes are painfully relevant to this day; there are thought-provoking moments. Worth seeing for the message and the lessons.
Don't see it if Heavy use of the n-word and some intense scenes of racism and hatred may be a lot to handle for younger children.
See it if you are intrigued by a riveting drama that provides a real account of American history and blends soulful music, brilliant casting and humor
Don't see it if you are unwilling to be fully informed of American history and if you are unwilling to be entertained by the truth.
See it if A vital history lesson, especially considering today’s backwards trajectory in terms of equitable treatment for all Americans. A must see!
Don't see it if If you don’t want to understand the significant opposition African Americans faced during desegregation in the racist Deep South.