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. More…
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.
See it if you love musicals. I'd never seen OACD. Wild story is fun, but lacks emotional core. Errico is always worth seeing. Well done projected sets
Don't see it if you want a polished productn. Choreography's lame, book's outdated, costumes meh, some songs subpar, but I enjoyed it! Not mic'ed (a plus).
See it if this was a huge disappointment. The story is quite different from the movie in a very inferior way. Such low energy production.
Don't see it if Actors really didn't seem to care. Seemed more bored than the audience. Singing was subpar. Choreography was embarrassing at times.
See it if I really tried hard to come up with a reason and I can't. Watch the movie at home instead.
Don't see it if Everything about this production is bland. The leads have no passion or fire. Very low energy. No creativity & completely boring.
See it if You’ve never seen this show, this is an ok production. If it’s one of your favorites I think you’ll be disappointed. Great singing.
Don't see it if You’re a purist or loved the Harry Connick Jr Broadway version, this falls short of both.
See it if Moore having an orchestra on stage and eliminating two songs has weakened this musical. This show does not fit the stage.it is a nice show,
Don't see it if Not a great show,however. If you want a big musical production.
See it if The well sung score uplifts this curio from the 60's Period psychology is dated; but not necessarily its downfall For completists only
Don't see it if It's the lackluster production that's at fault Moore's bland direction & the leads lack of energy/pinache kills any momentum Becomes a slog
See it if Always love the Irish Rep. Great singing by Melissa E. and Ben D.. Nice to see the "oldies' come back. Staff is great. SEE MORE
Don't see it if Disapointed with the costumes and the set. Morgan is always clever but???
Also The use of the balcony for the entance and the fade-out was brilliant
See it if Melissa Errico fan, curious about the musical and like some of its songs, have never seen the "straight" (non-Connick) version
Don't see it if don't like shows about reincarnation, expect elaborate dancing & sets esp. for flashback sequences, repetitive, too congested
See it if Rare reincarnation musical. Hypnotist falls for patient's past-life former self and then feels betrayed. Artful set projections=exposition.
Don't see it if Weak female lead with no comic timing can't carry show that rests on her shoulders. ESP/reincarnation/hypnotism might be a stretch for some
See it if If you like classic musical and the music is great.
Don't see it if you want to watch big stage dancing. Remember its not the movie.
Also On a small theater stage, viewing good from any seat.
See it if you like a musical with great singers but a plot that could have been much better. Scenery done with videos.
Don't see it if you like a musical with a great plot and developed characters. I found the ending unrealistic based upon what we know about the characters.
See it if There are not enough Lane-Lerner songs to make this musical more than ho-hum. Nice performances by Ben Davis and John Cudia.
Don't see it if The "past-life" story is silly but the change in costumes and tone is interesting and well-staged. The hypnosis and ESP angles seemed dated,
See it if you enjoy fluffy, occasionally humorous musicals. The two male leads were good singers when given opportunity to shine.
Don't see it if you can't get past cheap-looking uninspired production/set. Slow & dated. Nice jazz song that opens 2nd act—wish rest of score was like that
See it if you miss the days musicals were so frequently manufactured they were basically incidental songs shoehorned into sloppy plots on a deadline.
Don't see it if you want entertainment. Not every old find is a gem. 0 interesting songs. Many jokes but few laughs. A rare bomb for Irish Rep.
See it if you like musicals. The songs are great and the singing is terrific. Melissa Errico is worth the ticket price.
Don't see it if you expect a meaningful story and a broadway caliber production. Minimal sets make the show intimate, more like a reading.
See it if to see Melissa Erriico and Stephen Bogardus and hear some beautiful music. The book is and always has been the problem.
Don't see it if you don't like old fashioned musicals.
See it if you enjoy a classic show with familiar music and talented voices to perform them. Not up to Broadway standards but still very enjoyable.
Don't see it if you don't like older shows or you have seen this on Broadway and anything less leaves you disappointed.
See it if My s2nd time seeing it. Love musicals of late 40's thru the 60's, you will love the music, the lyrics, the voices, especially male leads.
Don't see it if You prefer jukebox or rock music with amped voices. Story is quirky, vague at times, but the lyrics, which are clearly sung, are wonderful.
See it if You want to hear the beautiful music in this show. The singing is terrific and the small orchestra quite talented
Don't see it if You need a strong and coherent story line with a basis in reality. This is goofy My Fair Lady with ESP and hypnosis.
See it if you want to hear these song sung very well by a small ensemble.
Don't see it if you're expecting a comic tour-de-force. This production doesn't try to push the comedy.
See it if and only if you don't own a DVD player.
Don't see it if you have a DVD player of have a friend who owns a DVD player because the movie version starring Barbra Striesand is so much BETTER!!!!!!!!
See it if You want a nice time-capsule of a musical with some really wonderful numbers. Enjoy chamber versions of musicals a la the new Carmen Jones.
Don't see it if You dislike shows steeped in misogyny. This show makes My Fair Lady look like The Feminine Mystique. You dislike orchestral reductions.