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Problematic Favorites: Is "Waitress" Feminist or Not? (In-Person Salon)

From 7 member reviews
Members say: Great acting, Entertaining, Funny, Delightful, Great singing

About the show

Some people think that this hit musical is strongly feminist, while others see it as a regressive celebration of patriarchy. What do YOU think?  More…

Join Diep Tran, the associate editor of "American Theatre Magazine," for this lively discussion. We’ll watch some key videos from the show and review various critics’ perspectives. Then we’ll jump into the real fun -- a discussion of what you think about the feminist / patriarchal issues embedded in the show!

Salon Date: Saturday, Sept 30 @ 4:00pm



“Problematic Favorites: Is "Waitress" Feminist or Not? (In-Person Salon)” hasn't been reviewed by any Critics (yet!)

91
Absorbing, Thought-provoking, Relevant, Great conversation

See it if you want great conversation on what makes something feminist and how much we should or shouldn't require from musicals.

Don't see it if you don't want to think deeply about the implications of the creative choices made when developing shows.

90
Thought-provoking, Interesting, Fun, Intellectual, Worthwhile

See it if You want a lively discussion and to hear others’ opinions and debate!

Don't see it if You’re intimidated by small group discussions

100
Funny, Clever, Delightful, Great acting, Entertaining

See it if you have a good sense of humor andd enjoy awesome music.

Don't see it if you are a humorless and boring person.

91
Funny, Delightful, Great acting, Great singing, Great staging

See it if you enjoy a quirky contemporary musical with a relevant story line and beautiful music and if you love Jesse Mueller.

Don't see it if you are not a fan of contemporary musicals .

85
Clever, Delightful, Enchanting, Great acting, Entertaining

See it if You liked the movie

Don't see it if Like serious plays

68
Funny, Disappointing, Cliched, Dated, Entertaining

See it if I was disappointed. I am an avid theatre goer and was let down by this age old story; and at the same time found it entertaining.

Don't see it if Not for children ... too much to confuse them.

96
Absorbing, Great acting, Masterful, Great singing, Great staging

See it if The story of where all planes were directed to on 9/11 and how the people of Gander opened their homes and pooled together resources to care

Don't see it if Nothing negative about this show

Also Excellent...a must see with minimal staging. Powerful!


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