Members say: Great singing, Entertaining, Delightful, Dated, Enchanting

About the show

The Irish Repertory Theatre presents a new adaptation of Burton Lane and Alan Jay Lerner's classic musical, a comic drama about love and past lives.

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Daisy Gamble is a woman of extrasensory talents – she sings and flowers bloom, and she always knows where you’ve placed your keys – but it’s her smoking habit that leads her to Dr. Mark Bruckner, a psychiatrist who will attempt to hypnotize her addiction away. In Daisy, Dr. Bruckner discovers the case – and perhaps the love – of his life as he unlocks Daisy’s past self, an 18th century British aristocrat named Melinda Welles. Mark becomes increasingly enamored of Melinda as he watches her relive her great love affair with Edward Moncrief. All is going well until Mark decides to publish his findings, and Daisy realizes she’s been unwittingly along for the ride.

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During previews
Funny, Romantic, Great singing

See it if A classic musical is done with love and care with a cast that delivers on all rounds. Will not disappoint.

Don't see it if Musicals aren't for you.

During previews
Delightful, Quirky, Charming, Entertaining, Great singing

See it if you want to see how a small-scale musical can be so entertaining. The terrific score and talented cast help a lot.

Don't see it if you need big and you're not willing to let your imagination fill in some of the gaps.

Also Okay, it's a little hokey, but the glorious singing and acting, excell... Read more Read less

During previews
Delightful, Enchanting, Great singing

See it if You want to hear a charming classical score. The music is lovely, and wonderfully sung, especially by Melissa Errico and John Cudia.

Don't see it if You hold plot to be paramount. The book has always been rather clunky, and I think the revisions made in this production weaken it.

During previews
Delightful, Great acting, Quirky, Refreshing, Great singing

See it if you enjoy classic musicals or just need a break from the harsh news of the day. The music transports you to a different, more innocent time.

Don't see it if you’re not into quirky and whimsical stories, or you prefer something with edge to it. This is squeaky clean.

During previews
Funny, Delightful, Great acting, Hilarious, Entertaining

See it if You want to see a musical between two worlds. The songs are entertaining and the two stories interact in a surprise way.

Don't see it if You don’t like theatre with time travel or people playing multiple characters.

During previews
Ambitious, Entertaining, Great singing, Fun, great score

See it if you want to see a scaled down, but totally professional version of a 1960's musical about ESP, hypnotism and past lives with a great score

Don't see it if you enjoy big, Broadway style musicals rather than scaled down versions with limited surroundings.

During previews
Entertaining, Great singing, Great staging

See it if Clearly great singers occupy intimate stage for quirky, good ole fashioned "hokey" musical theater. Doesn't try to be big musical.

Don't see it if Don't like musicals or silly story lines. Expect cutting edge meaningful theater.

During previews
Entertaining, Great singing, Well staged, Clever lyrics, Convoluted plot

See it if interested in reincarnation, ESP & hypnosis. Excellent use of small stage. Good projections. Very well sung by Melissa Errico & fine cast.

Don't see it if you find it hard to suspend disbelief. Story, at times,hard to swallow, yet still engaging, thanks to the cast.

During previews
Delightful, Enchanting, Entertaining, Easy

See it if You want a light quirky rom-com-y show with easy to swallow performances. I enjoyed it.

Don't see it if The idea of a show about someone who falls in love with a smoking clairvoyant doesn’t interest you.

During previews
Romantic, Dated, Entertaining, Great singing

See it if you enjoy well-sung musical theater of the old school.

Don't see it if you expect a modern piece with a plot that makes sense.

Also This is an entertaining, fun show that shows its age a bit. Excellent ... Read more Read less

During previews
Dated, Great singing, Sweet

See it if you enjoy old fashioned fluffy musicals with seasoned leads and an ensemble with lovely voices.

Don't see it if you're sensitive to slightly sexist themes and low-ish production values, and occasionally cringe-worthy group choreography.

During previews
Dated, Fluffy, Beautifully sung, Weak book

See it if you want to hear talented performers take on a mostly lovely score and you don't care that the story doesn't make sense.

Don't see it if you prefer something edgy or modern. If you are tired of shows that perpetuate old fashioned gender roles.

During previews
Funny, Disappointing, Slow, Sweet, Lovely score

See it if you value the works of classic musical composers. Sweet show w/ lovely score. Despite many revisions, though, book still needs work.

Don't see it if you want strong direction or performances. Admittedly enjoyable music/lyrics weakened by community theater-level production.

During previews
Disappointing, Dated, These performers deserve a better show

See it if You have a historical interest in this show, you can enjoy the mostly very good performances in a weak show.

Don't see it if You’d like more than one good song, you want to feel something about what’s going on onstage.

Also As a commentary on psychoanalysis as practiced in the60s, the show has... Read more Read less

During previews
Delightful, Enchanting, Masterful, Entertaining, Great singing

See it if you love to hear glorious songs and music from an ace team. The cast are exquisite and the leads sublime

Don't see it if if you get hung up on quirky story lines. This show is about enjoying the quirky

During previews
Banal, Disappointing, Cliched, Dated, Fluffy

See it if If you are fans of Mellis Errico and what a good job they did renovating the theater

Don't see it if Other than her, just don't