Already closed | 1h 20m | Midtown W

Not That Jewish

From 150 member  reviews
Members say: Funny, Entertaining, Clever, Delightful, Absorbing

About the show

Emmy Award-winning writer and comedian, Monica Piper, stars in her autobiographical solo show about being Jew-"ish." More…

From growing up in a show business family and taking her first step onto a comedy club stage, to a WASP wedding and an "almost" night with Mickey Mantle, Piper shares the milestones and moments that have shaped her life. Using the same signature wit found in her writing for 'Roseanne' and 'Mad About You,' Piper takes the audience on a journey from innocence to individuality, reliant to resilient, sharing both humor and heartache along the way.

1h 20m | Already closed | New World Stages (Midtown W)

Member Reviews (150)

MEMBERS SAY:

Funny, Entertaining, Clever, Delightful, Absorbing
82
Avg Score

93
Clever, Delightful, Entertaining, Funny, Hilarious

See it if You are or have friends that are Jewish!

Don't see it if You can't take a joke!!!

92
Clever, Entertaining, Great acting, Great writing, Funny

See it if You love clever insider auto-bios that show you how they got there!

Don't see it if You wouldn't find a funny true life story interesting about a female who 'makes it' in the industry!

Also She is great!! And fun to watch!

55
Ambitious, Disappointing, Sad, Funny

See it if you are with a group of people who are Jewish. Don't go alone. I did and it was not as enjoyable as maybe it could have been. Depressing

Don't see it if You don't like one-women shows and are not Jewish. You will not get any of the jokes or references and it probably will be very confusing

79
Funny, Entertaining, Clever, Delightful, Intelligent

See it if you enjoy a humorous, stroll through the interesting life of an Emmy winning writer and comedienne from her point of view.

Don't see it if you don't like one person shows about the performer's life.

Also You don't have to be Jewish to relate to her story. [Yiddish word tran... Read more Read less

100
Absorbing, Clever, Relevant, Refreshing, Intelligent

See it if You like great stories about family and how we're all connected

Don't see it if You're a heartless curmudgeon

100
Clever, Funny, Entertaining

See it if you are Jewish, or identify in any way with Jewish people. Like to,laugh.

Don't see it if you have no interest in seeing a one woman show.

93
Funny, Enchanting, Resonant, Thought-provoking, Must see

See it if You're a human being

Don't see it if You don't like to laugh

88
Clever, Funny, Great acting, Entertaining, Delightful

See it if You want to laugh..hear great stories and be entertained by one,very talented,woman..

Don't see it if You don't appreciate,good humor and, Real life stories

78
Clever, Entertaining, Funny, Intelligent, Quirky

See it if Monica Piper is very entertaining and funny. She's a great monologist

Don't see it if see it!

70
Entertaining, Cliched, Funny, Slow

See it if Easy going evening and biographic topics interest you

Don't see it if you expect a memorable night you will be talking for a while.

96
Absorbing, Clever, Hilarious, Intelligent, Refreshing

See it if Want to laugh and be moved You're Jewish--or even if you're not

Don't see it if You're anti-semetic

90
Funny, Delightful, Clever

See it if You want to learn how a comic genius from the Bronx becomes a single Mom. Be prepared to be moved while you laugh.

Don't see it if You're afraid to change your perceptions about one-person shows (this one's great), or cultural assimilation.

55
Cliched, Dated, Disappointing, Great acting, Quirky

See it if like one act performances.

Don't see it if you're bored of dry humor.

100
Entertaining, Must see, Great writing, Hilarious, Delightful

See it if You want to forget any problems you might have, and be totally entertained by a most talented,funny,personable Emmy winning writer/comedian.

Don't see it if You are allergic to laughter. Even then, you cannot help but enjoy this hilarious one woman show!

78
Clever, Resonant, Hilarious

See it if You can aporeciate show where the actor/ comedian can poke fun themelves in a hilarious way. If yoy are Jewish this is must see!

Don't see it if You are jewish and very religious but otherwise this show is just laugh out loud funny and needs to be seen

77
Clever, Delightful, Entertaining, Funny

See it if Want a fun girls day out

Don't see it if Dont have a sense of humor

88
Clever, Delightful, Entertaining, Funny, Introspective

See it if You want to travel on a journey of self discovery, told with great humor.

Don't see it if You can't laugh

78
Funny, Endearing, Entertaining

See it if you appreciate the art of Jewish story telling.

Don't see it if You have no interest in nostalgia with a point of view.

89
Absorbing, Clever, Delightful

See it if Thoroughly enjoyable, you don't have to be jewish to go. Just go.

Don't see it if If you don't want to have a good time.

57
Clever, Funny, Cliched, Dated, Entertaining

See it if You're in the mood for a mildly entertaining comedy.

Don't see it if You're looking for something great.

56
Funny, Cliched, Entertaining

See it if You are Jewish

Don't see it if If you are looking for something special

91
Clever, Funny, Entertaining, Absorbing

See it if You enjoy good comedy and a one-woman show!

Don't see it if You don't have a sense of humor!

90
Ambitious, Clever, Entertaining, Refreshing, Hilarious

See it if You love comedy.

Don't see it if you don't want to hear a story told by one actor.

81
Clever, Delightful, Quirky

See it if Very funny and very relevant especially if you are or grew up in a Jewish household!

Don't see it if You're looking for a flashy show

85
Funny, Entertaining, Clever

See it if Fun night with friends

Don't see it if You don't want to laugh


November 30th, 2016
"Ms. Piper is in her comfort zone with the funny stuff, of course, and the comedic high points are delicious. She’s less successful when she turns serious, trying for a poignancy that requires more acting skill than she possesses; several segments are more maudlin than moving…But she smartly neve...
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October 24th, 2016
"Piper's acclaim and sheer reliability is likely why the show has come to the Big Apple, but 'Not That Jewish' can't shake the feeling that it belongs more in a synagogue social hall...Her Old World-style jokes, just on the cusp of dirty, go down easy and earn friendly chuckles. But Piper's prese...
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November 1st, 2016
"Piper, who can ram home a punch line with the best of them, is, most of the time, a relaxed, affable presence, and she doesn't shy away from the sorrows in her life story...The darker the subject matter, the funnier Piper is...'Not That Jewish' is warm, funny, and grounded in plenty of gritty de...
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October 24th, 2016
"What you get is not a stand-up routine, but a standard-issue bio play with, perhaps, an above-average number of laughs...Piper has taken the unusual avenue of not trying to split your sides, even though she's clearly capable of doing so, and instead taken the attack straight to your heart...'Not...
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