Inspired by the writings of Ben Franklin and the play 'La Ronde,' this world premiere musical comedy is a fast-paced, madcap romp filled with life, liberty, and laughs for all. More…
They say money talks…and this money has a lot to say! As the man on the $100 bill, Ben Franklin is not pleased by what he sees in America today and he’s done keeping his mouth shut. Over the course of this 90-minute musical, Ben is passed from a hedge fund manager, to a stripper, to a judge, to his mistress who’s a nun to…well, you get the idea. Armed with a lifetime of famous sayings, Ben must convince everyone to change their priorities before it’s too late.
See it if you want lite summer fare. Fun songs (varied styles) and good performances (especially DeNise). Premise isn't bad, but little is done w/it.
Don't see it if you want a coherent statement: is $ good, bad? Is MT political or financial?Some of Ben's mottos get mumbled. Some stereotypes dated/offend.
See it if The singing and acting are very good. Sandra DeNise makes attention center on her whenever she is on stage and is worth the admission price
Don't see it if The book is awful. The music and lyrics are C+/B. You want more than simple.light entertainment.
See it if for a very creative, fun evening with plenty to say about the world of greed and how it affects us all.
Don't see it if If you want to see a non-political musical.
See it if you want to be reminded of the role that money plays in our lives, as well as Ben Franklin's inventions /maxims. Clever use of video screens
Don't see it if you want a serious Sondheim-like musical. The snappy songs and clever lyrics can remind you that money does make the world go round.
See it if You are open to being entertained by a fairly talented cast....with some clever songs, and don't mind a less than professional production
Don't see it if You have no tolerance for a slightly amateurish production in a very tiny theater....despite some fun lyrics and some good performances.
See it if You enjoy clever satire, are fed up with the greedy/ entitled citizens of NYC today, enjoy new voices of Musical theatre exploring our world
Don't see it if You want a heavy, dramatic evening, don't appreciate political satire, want to see STARS, think Trump is the best thing since sliced bread
See it if You're intrigued by following a single $100 bill through several owners with commentary by Ben Franklin, you enjoy David Friedman's music
Don't see it if You find the premise too cheesy or saccharine. I also found a number of the characterizations too clichéd or stereo typical.
See it if a little bizzare but well sung - cute show - the different people they portray is great - she is wonderful
Don't see it if you don't like off broadway
See it if If you enjoy small scale entertaining shows. It's a cute show with a great cast. Wonderful voices.
Don't see it if If you don't like actors playing multiple roles. If you want a more polished or serious show. Or if you are very religious.
See it if you enjoy comedy, sarcasm, history and stories woven together into an entertaining, enjoyable show by talented versatile performers.
Don't see it if you do not like political comentary or witty sarcasm.
See it if you enjoy a comedic musical with characters changing roles constantly
Don't see it if you cant follow the inferences about money in your life or the Shakespearean quotes
See it if You want a musical that is zany and fun. Gender and ethnic stereotypes aren't an issue for you. You like to see actors do a very good job.
Don't see it if You don't think you would really enjoy an evening of aphorisms from Ben Franklin, accompanied by musical numbers.
See it if You enjoy singers and actors that can change their parts "on a dime" even though the play is about a hundred dollar bill.
Don't see it if If you don't enjoy a bit of history about Ben Franklin and want a play with a great story.
See it if You enjoy stories with a moral. This show should be extended indefinitely. Everyone should see it. I'd see it over again.
Don't see it if You don't enjoy musical comedies with skits.
See it if you just want to be entertained. The small cast does a great job of portraying a large number of characters.
Don't see it if you prefer either a romantic story or something serious
See it if You like a show with a small cast and a lots of talent with each actor performing many different roles each one being better than the last.
Don't see it if You don't like a small intimate theater. And you're not crazy about quotes from former presidents.