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My Name's Not Indian Joe

From 40 member  reviews
Members say: Great singing, Ambitious, Entertaining, Thought-provoking, Relevant

About the show

In this new musical, a young Texas woman and a homeless Native American man strike up an unexpected friendship. Directed by Emmy Award winner Don Scardino and starring Tony nominee Elizabeth A. Davis.

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The progressive folk sound of the production weaves together acoustic instrumentation with strains of industrial pop. In this deeply fraught moment in our country, the show seeks to remind us proximity is power on the dirt road to healing. Based on a true story.


Member Reviews (40)

MEMBERS SAY:

Great singing, Ambitious, Entertaining, Thought-provoking, Relevant

69
Ambitious, Great singing, Quirky, Disappointing

See it if You know someone in the cast or want to hear great musicians do a mix of good and so-so songs. Entertaining moments

Don't see it if The story lulls heavily at times and the voices don't always rise above the instruments. Awkward staging. Not bad by any means but not great

62
Has potential, Quirky, Entertaining, Ambitious, Confusing

See it if You like seeing works in development. The music was entertaining and good performances

Don't see it if You need a fully developed musical. This still feels like a work in progress that needs to be worked out.

Also There is a compelling story here somewhere, but I felt like it needs s... Read more Read less

69
Well produced, Talented musicians, Unfocused storyline, Narrative concert more than musical play

See it if you enjoy Elizabeth Davis, bluegrass score; expressive music fills gaps in writing and acting

Don't see it if you expect a fully staged narrative musical; it's a concert w uncertainly acted scenes; tonally uneven ode to an unlikely friendship

Also Although well produced, with fully realized set and lighting design--t... Read more Read less

60
Competent

See it if you enjoy evenings of acceptable, "fine," theatre.

Don't see it if you want a show full of live and drive with a truly dynamic score.

Also This isn't a bad show. But it's not necessarily a good show either. It... Read more Read less

60
Cliched, Disappointing, Indulgent

See it if you want to see a show in progress with some decent bluegrass music

Don't see it if you want a finished product with a good story. It's more about the author/songwriter/performer than about Indian Joe.


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