In this solo piece, Barra Grant explores her life growing up in the shadow of her mother Bess Myerson, the first and only Jewish Miss America. More…
From the show:
BARRA GRANT stars in this darkly hilarious mother-daughter story. The critically acclaimed play tells the true story of Grant growing up a confused ugly duckling in the shadow of her spectacular mother, BESS MYERSON, the first and only ever JEWISH MISS AMERICA!
See it if You want to see what happens to the life of an abused child who doesn’t really get over her childhood. A neat package of a play.
Don't see it if You don’t want to see a woman in her 70s dragging the memory of her mother through the mud. She may deserve it but it’s a Sad life journey
See it if You like biographical one person shows. You will laugh, you will wince & be moved by the story Ms. Grant shares about life with her mother.
Don't see it if You don't care for biographical one-woman shows.
See it if You like mother daughter dynamics. This is not very flattering to Bess Myerson but it is her daughter’s journey to where she is today.
Don't see it if You don’t like one person plays or have no interest in a daughter’s journey with her mother’s fame, etc.
See it if you want to hear how mothers can impact children's lives, and not for the good. You want to commiserate with and admire the actress.
Don't see it if you can't bear to see someone's mostly miserable life unfold in front of you. This story is well-told with humor. But it is still sad.
See it if You would like to know more about the first Jewish Miss America through her daughters eyes.
Don't see it if You don’t want to hear about the toxic relationship that Bess Myerson had with her daughter.
See it if you are willing to believe a daughter who's brave enough to tell uncomfortable truths about her celebrity mother
Don't see it if you need to believe all mothers are saints
See it if If you know of Bess and want to learn more about her relationship with her daughter
Don't see it if Good energy put a little slow. I think Women in their 50s or older will relate best to the story.
See it if You'll learn or recall everything about Bess Myerson while enduring fallout effect she had on her daughter:Mommy Dearest without coat hanger
Don't see it if If you dont remember Burt Parks. If you want to see Bess Myerson on stage: regrettably, she is an actress off stage who speaks by phone
See it if Anyone woman who has a mother /daughter relationship will appreciate the depth of the comments. Enjoyed the dynamics of the mother/daughter
Don't see it if If you do not like one woman shows or not into dynamics of relationships then this is not for you...
See it if You have any knowledge of Bess Myerson and are interested in her life and how it affected her daughter Interesting Family insights
Don't see it if If you’re not into one-person shows or if you assume this is just personal therapy for the star (it’s much more than that)
See it if you are interested in the times and back story of Bess Myerson
Don't see it if you don't like one-person shows or if you don't know or care about Bess Myerson
See it if You wish to witness a depressing story of a narcissistic mother and her daughter.
Don't see it if It was dreadful story that could have stayed off the stage.
See it if behind the scenes view between a complex, candid, and tumultuous relationship straight from the source! A rare find and enjoyable night out.
Don't see it if dislike one-man-shows, seek an ideal mother-daughter relationship, uncomfortable with suicidal tendencies, looking for a grand set and plot.
See it if Either: a)Enjoy one-person shows. b) Have an interest in celebrity lives and/or c) Interested in variations in mother-daughter Relationships
Don't see it if You dislike intimate theater pieces.
See it if You remember Bess Meyerson and want to learn more about her and her daughter through her daughters eyes
Don't see it if You don’t like one woman shows which create a stage for deep feelings If you say Bess who?
See it if You want to hear about Bess Myerson and the way she treated her daughter
Don't see it if You don't want to hear constant nagging and whining. This is a very self indulgent, negative diatribe on someone's mother
See it if You enjoy watching a 90 minute therapy session unwind on stage and are interested in the dark side of Bess Myerson.
Don't see it if You find it cringy to watch a therapy session unwind on stage.
See it if If you want a milder staged version of "Mommy Dearest" you might enjoy this. There are a number of funny lines but ...
Don't see it if you are expecting some deep insight into Bess Meyerson.