Royal Family Productions details the astounding true events of the life of Genya Ravan, a rock and roll pioneer that overcame astounding adversities. More…
Before Goldie and The Gingerbreads, the first successful all-female rock band in 1962, Genya Ravan was Genyusha Zelkovicz, a young girl fleeing Nazi-occupied Poland with her family in search of a hopeful start in America. After passing through Ellis Island and moving to the Lower East Side of New York City, Genyusha, now "Goldie," faced grief, poverty, abuse and loss of identity. With no one to turn to, she forged her own path, and changed history.
See it if you like Jewish immigrant stories, musicals, human happiness and suffering, fine performers, humor, depression and "off beat" techniques.
Don't see it if you dislike plays that engender, at times, depression, use a lot of profanity and present day language in a past historical period.
See it if You love an inspiring story of a woman's rise from hardship, plus incredible singing and acting.
Don't see it if You don't like Janis Joplin type singing.