Part of FringeNYC: Star-crossed lovers tangle with well-armed toddlers, a powerful gun rights leader, and depressed gun safety mascot, Eddie Eagle, in this fact-is-stranger-than-fiction musical farce. Inspired by bizarre but real news stories, and America's enduring affair with firearms. More…
Categories: Comedy, Musical/Opera, Local. From Frack Theatre. Written by Joseph Huff-Hannon. Directed by Matt Renskers.
See it if like topical humor dealing with deadly subject matter, if you're the choir wanting to be preached to, enjoy a talented cast geeking out
Don't see it if see no humor in our toleration of children's access to weaponry & daily reports of "accidental" shooting deaths
See it if you believe like I do that musicals can be written about anything including children and guns. It is biting satire.
Don't see it if you don't like seeing a work in progress. The end needs work
See it if you want to support a play with an important message that approaches gun violence/control in a satiric and outrageous farcical way.
Don't see it if you have to be somewhere in a hurry. It's long and a bit repetitive but its heart is certainly in the right place.
See it if you like catchy music and want to smirk at silly gun nuts. Though, needs to push the absurd/crazy line even more. Fran is a standout actress
Don't see it if you are expecting some really profound or clever take on the gun debate. It's not there. It's just a mildly entertaining show.
See it if You're OK with a show satirizing children's access to guns and the deadly results.
Don't see it if You find the topic disturbing or disagree with the premise. The play itself was a bit long and uneven.