Already closed | 1h 30m | Greenwich V

One Nation, One Mission, One Promise

From 22 member  reviews
Members say: Great acting, Relevant, Absorbing, Great writing, Ambitious

About the show

This new drama combines poetry, traditional story-telling, and uplifting quotes to bring alive the struggles and triumphs of America's diverse heroines and heroes. More…

In 'One Nation, One Mission, One Promise' the past and the present come together to bring alive characters from all walks of life and celebrate American diversity. It explores how, despite our country's deep divisions, there are so many different ways that we are united as one. A diverse cast portrays many of the most influential figures in American history.

1h 30m | Already closed | Players Theatre (Greenwich V)

Member Reviews (22)


Great acting, Relevant, Absorbing, Great writing, Ambitious
Avg Score

Disappointing, Intelligent, Slow

See it if you enjoy a history lesson

Don't see it if you expect a "show". Interesting if you are a history buff

Ambitious, Absorbing, Intelligent, Thought-provoking, Great staging

See it if you are interested in historical figures and learning more about them and their American experiences and stories.

Don't see it if you aren't interested in the people who have made our country what it is and what they have gone through.

Riveting, Relevant, Profound, Great writing, Great acting

See it if you would enjoy a riveting love poem to America's heroines and heroes, especially ones you've never heard of. I loved this play. A must see!

Don't see it if aren't interested in history or wouldn't enjoy meeting the champions who sacrificed so much to improve society and modern day civil rights.

Absorbing, Delightful, Entertaining, Great acting, Great writing

See it if you enjoy grass roots theater at its best with a meaningful message about America. Left me thinking more about what I could contribute!

Don't see it if you prefer traditional theater, light entertainment or a musical. Makes you think more about society and your role in it.

Absorbing, Ambitious, Great acting, Inspirational

See it if You are interested in American history and diversity in America.

Don't see it if You are looking for a fun night out that has nothing to do with American history or our current day challenges.

Great writing, Relevant, Thought-provoking, Must see, Masterful

See it if I think that every American, or aspiring American, 14 years+, must see the show and be inspired to make our country a "more perfect union".

Don't see it if It's too historically dense (and intense) for kids under the age of 14.

Also The show is NOT political which is why it is brilliant. It's message i... Read more Read less

Relevant, Thought-provoking, Educational, Talented cast, Historical

See it if ... you want to learn from thoughts of past figures & some current personalities to see how they are relevant to current day political views

Don't see it if ... you do not have the desire to think about your individual participation to try to contribute to a better world.

Great writing, Intelligent, Relevant, Thought-provoking, Ambitious

See it if You want historical facts on America.

Don't see it if you want to see developing characters, or a great story line.

Ambitious, Absorbing, Great acting, Intelligent, Great staging

See it if you are looking for a quality theatrical production that examines a few key moments and characters from U.S. history and intertwines them

Don't see it if ...withsomeofournation's cherished documentslikethe Decof Independence, Constit, JFK address...The showisforeveryone, notjusthistorybuffs!!!

Also Sorry, was running out of room. Brilliant staging, super acting, a sho... Read more Read less

Resonant, Thought-provoking, Intelligent

See it if You like learning about US history and hearing voices from the past.This play is full of qoures and historical figures.

Don't see it if You are expecting a musical , traditional plot or character development.

Banal, Disappointing, Excruciating, Insipid

See it if You love historical quotes.

Don't see it if You are looking for a story...character development... or to be transported.

Also This is the most boring play I’ve seen. It’s essentially a mismatched ... Read more Read less

Absorbing, Clever, Delightful, Enchanting

See it if you're interested in the history of this great nation. The accompanying music is stunningly beautiful.

Don't see it if you're not interested in American history.

Also This engaging production is a timely reminder of the struggles and tri... Read more Read less

Thought-provoking, Resonant, Relevant, Intelligent, Ambitious

See it if you are inspired by the great leaders of the past and present, and are looking for inspiration and perspective on who we can be as a nation.

Don't see it if you have no interest in history, or are expecting a traditional play or musical. It is a collection of historical quotes and thoughts...

Intelligent, Profound, Thought-provoking, Relevant, Great acting

See it if You'd like to be inspired.

Don't see it if You don't like American history.

Also The play is a wonderful, political call to action. It presents our lea... Read more Read less

Riveting, Relevant, Must see, Great acting, Great writing

See it if This inspiring show puts the audience in the role of a witness to history as each character from the famous to the little known comes alive.

Don't see it if If you are looking for traditional storytelling, this show is innovative, inspiring and powerful.

Absorbing, Relevant, Great acting, Must see, Profound

See it if This is a thought provoking play that should be seen by all as a reminder that “Those who cannot learn from history are doomed to repeat it.

Don't see it if If you don't wish to learn about American History and how it is relevant today.

Also The wonderful music in the background enhances the production. This is... Read more Read less

Relevant, Profound, Must see

See it if Great example of how there is a direct through line between history and modern day. It brings alive courageous people and inspires you.

Don't see it if If you don't wish to be inspired and excited about a better future.

Ambitious, Clever, Absorbing

See it if If you enjoy U.S. history and want to see how the great American experiment works in a cleaver way then see this show.

Don't see it if Do not see this play if you do not enjoy history.

Also This show is very cleaver explaining U.S. History because it takes U.S... Read more Read less

Absorbing, Clever, Great acting, Great writing, Profound

See it if You are inspired by historical figures and stories about the history of freedom and liberty in the USA.

Don't see it if You are not a history buff, or if you want to see a traditional play or musical.

Profound, Great acting, Great writing, Relevant

See it if A must-see play for all who care about America’s past and future. It is a fabulously written production. I was both uplifted and inspired.

Don't see it if If you are looking for a musical. This is a straight play with music and dance.

Clever, Ambitious, Entertaining, Absorbing, Inspiring

See it if You are looking for an intelligent, insightful work that will inspire you to action and give you hope for the future.

Don't see it if You are not a history buff and you are not fond of historical shows. Do not see if you are expecting a musical or light entertainment.

Entertaining, Great acting, Great singing, Great staging, Great writing

See it if you love history and can appreciate a spoken.

Don't see it if you have no interest in history or the constitution of the united states.

Also Having read the book One Nation One Mission One Promise, I thought I k... Read more Read less

January 29th, 2018
"Has great potential to fill in the gaps of what we are taught about our history in the school system, and for that it should be applauded...Yet while it is impressive that the production strives to tell as many stories of American history as possible, the delivery is uneven and heavy-handed, at ...
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