Already closed | 1h 0m | Midtown W


From 5 member  reviews
Members say: Great acting, Delightful, Clever, Ambitious, Entertaining

About the show

14 distinct and diverse characters are brought to life in The New Victory's one-woman show exploring the American immigrant experience. Based on the book by Newbery Medal-winning author Paul Fleischman. More…

Meet the fascinating folk of Gibb Street. From Ana, a crotchety old Romanian woman, to Gonzalo, a feisty Latino teenager, a fractured neighborhood comes together when spirited, young Kim plants some precious beans in a nearby vacant lot. Recommended for ages 8 and up.

1h 0m | Already closed | The New Victory Theater (Midtown W)

Member Reviews (5)


Great acting, Delightful, Clever, Ambitious, Entertaining
Avg Score

Absorbing, Ambitious, Clever, Delightful, Enchanting

See it if enjoy seeing one actor creating an entire world on a completely blank stage forcing you to use your imagination successfully.

Don't see it if you cannot appreciate the artistry that it takes to create this beautifully brilliant one person play.

Also Sonja Parks vividly portrays the residents of Gibb Street in such a ma... Read more Read less

Clever, Delightful, Enchanting, Great acting, Intelligent

See it if You want to see a marvelous actress take on numerous roles convincingly and impart a great message, to see a family friendly.

Don't see it if You don't like one person show, don't want to be around a lot of kids, expect music and glitz.

Also This is a family friendly show, but don't let that deter you from goin... Read more Read less

Masterful, Intelligent, Great acting, Clever, Absorbing

See it if It is a compelling story, beautifully told. Sonja moves effortlessly through the 22 characters.

Don't see it if I can't think of a reason unless you are looking for a glitzy mindless evening.

Clever, Delightful, Entertaining, Great acting, Ambitious

See it if you want a lovely show where a garden brings a diverse group together.

Don't see it if you dislike one woman shows.

Delightful, Entertaining, Great acting, Great writing, Refreshing

See it if you enjoy one-person shows with superb acting and storytelling and a feel good message about community, family and the importance of nature!

Don't see it if if you don't enjoy one-person shows or child-friendly theatre

May 7th, 2018
“All come to vivid life in the person of Sonja Parks. Instantly changing ages, accents and ethnicities, this actress illuminates a nearly empty stage, embellished only by video projections and a soundscape...You can’t help wondering why this moving adaptation eliminates the novel’s most anguished...
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