Already closed | 1h 20m | Midtown W

One Funny Mother

From 196 member  reviews
Members say: Funny, Entertaining, Clever, Hilarious, Delightful

About the show

Former Miss New Jersey Dena Blizzard produces and stars in her own comedic one-woman show about the trials and tribulations of motherhood and marriage. More…

Pageant-queen-turned-comedian Blizzard stars in this 80-minute Off-Broadway comedy. Have you ever gone unshowered for days, fought with your husband over who works harder, or had a kid pee on you? Blizzard’s solo show will make you realize you’re not crazy…motherhood is!

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

Member Reviews (196)


Funny, Entertaining, Clever, Hilarious, Delightful
Avg Score

Relevant, Hilarious, Entertaining, Original, Edgy

See it if 1. You are a mother 2. You have a mother 3. You just really want to laugh and have good night

Don't see it if 1. You don't like one-actor shows 2. You prefer musicals

Funny, Quirky, Resonant, Relevant, Must see

See it if Perfect for Girls Night Out or anyone who can identify with the antics of kids and moms. (even dads!)

Don't see it if A little too edgy for children or prudish individuals.

Absorbing, Clever, Entertaining, Raunchy, Funny

See it if You like stand-up comedy, are not old fashioned (it's a contemporary take on family), and are a woman or want to better understand women.

Don't see it if You don't appreciate stereotypes about women and/or modern day mothers nor raunchy humor with adult language (especially in regards to kids)

Clever, Delightful, Entertaining, Funny, Quirky

See it if You are a mother.

Don't see it if If you are single.

Clever, Entertaining, Funny, Great writing, Hilarious

See it if Are a mom

Don't see it if Cant laugh at yourself

Entertaining, Funny, Original

See it if Dena gives a straight forward, hilarious depiction of a present day mother and wife. You can't help but laugh throughout!

Don't see it if You have a predetermined idea of what motherhood is.

Clever, Entertaining, Delightful, Funny, Original

See it if You've had children and find humor in it

Don't see it if You never had a mother

Entertaining, Clever, Hysterical, realistic, great use of audience participation

See it if You were ever married, have children, like to drink wine.

Don't see it if You are upset if the performer might use 4-letter words & rag on her husband.

Clever, Delightful, Entertaining, Funny, Great singing

See it if you like comedies

Don't see it if you dont like theatre


See it if you like one woman shows, and want some light entertainment.

Don't see it if you expect laugh out loud comedy. It's cute - not great.

Hilarious, Great staging, Must see, Entertaining, Refreshing

See it if If you are a mom,sister, or a family person

Don't see it if If you are not into children, don't like mothers, or don't like to laugh while drinking wine.

Funny, Entertaining, Hilarious, Fluffy, Resonant

See it if You want some good belly-laughs about motherhood, and you love improv and stand-up

Don't see it if You are looking for deep drama or don't like foul language

Clever, Funny

See it if You like a comedy

Don't see it if You're into more serious plays

Simple, Good acting, Banal

See it if you have free night and want some entertainment

Don't see it if you are tired of your married life

Clever, Entertaining, Funny, Great acting

See it if You like a good laugh and mom and kid humor is your thing.

Don't see it if You don't like mom and kid humor

Funny, Entertaining, Fluffy, Clever, Relevant

See it if You're a Mom!!

Don't see it if You don't like one person performances.

Clever, Entertaining, Funny, Hilarious, Must see

See it if laugh for 80 minutes.

Don't see it if Don't want to laugh.

Clever, Delightful, Funny, Entertaining, Great acting

See it if You're a parent You're a woman You're a woman with kids You a woman with kids who thinks raucous lewd humor is funny

Don't see it if You have no empathy for a woman's life/ struggles You don't like swearing

Epic, Funny, Entertaining, Delightful, Clever

See it if If you're a mother, this will hit you with every truth you've gone through or will go through.

Don't see it if If you don't have children you may not be able to relate to the subject.

During previews
Entertaining, Funny, Hilarious, Original, Refreshing

See it if There is a child in your life, or if you want to see how it really is to have children. Hilarious, true and no holds barred hilarity.

Don't see it if You are June Cleaver or think your kids and family are perfect. Or if you can't face reality with humor.

During previews
Delightful, Hilarious, Must see

See it if You have children

Don't see it if You do not like 1 person shows.

April 24th, 2016
"It’s an evening of safe laughs for people who think that raising children is an impossibly demanding task...Some of the show’s best laughs come from videos in which other parents comment on child rearing, sex and other topics. It’s a funny way to add surprise, but a better one would have been to...
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April 18th, 2016
"The ideal audience is a quartet of female friends--wives and mothers all--whose girl's night out began with a couple of cocktails...Blizzard has her good points. She has an easy, relaxed stage persona that draws us in and makes us her confidantes...The downside, at least for me, is the narrownes...
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April 27th, 2016
"The honesty and crudeness in which this tale is told is eye-opening and hysterical, allowing the audience to instantly connect with this talented actress...Blizzard doesn’t miss a beat as she keeps the whole room in stitches. Her wit, charm, and wisdom are comedic gold and make for a flawless pi...
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April 25th, 2016
"Dena is a world-class household goddess, a member of the continuum begun by Erma Bombeck and branded by Roseanne Barr. She’s observational but respectively sexier than Bombeck and less aggressive and angry than Barr. Being slender, pretty and smart is a help...Best of all, Dena connects perfectl...
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