Already closed | 1h 10m | East Village


From 21 member  reviews
Members say: Great acting, Entertaining, Absorbing, Funny, Intelligent

About the show

In this intimate, dramatic, and humorous solo play, a devoted daughter struggles to adjust to her newfound matriarchal duties after the death of her mother.  More…

From the show:

After her mother’s unexpected death, a devoted daughter struggles to adjust to her newfound matriarchal duties. An intimate, dramatic, and humorous look at love and life from a “menopause baby,” who embraces her inherent dysfunction to care for her eccentric 82 year-old father and Smokey, the affable family dog.

1h 10m | Already closed | The Wild Project (East Village)

Member Reviews (21)


Great acting, Entertaining, Absorbing, Funny, Intelligent

Thought-provoking, Great acting, Resonant, Ambitious

See it if A women actress tells her story about picking up the pieces and rallying her family. Done by photos, we see her journey and her perseverance

Don't see it if If you would like a more uplifting show. This one is sad, funny and poignant. If a bigger production is what you like.

Intelligent, Relevant, Thought-provoking, Entertaining, Absorbing

See it if you'd enjoy a one-woman show - a dynamo actress who honestly shares her family's story with grace, including the hard edges with nice photos

Don't see it if you want a big show: this is a low budget set and you have to let the actress help you imagine the places, people and dog with few photos

Also Show started 15 minutes late. Free, tasty banana pudding was offered a... Read more Read less

Great acting, Hilarious, Great writing, Quirky, Intense

See it if a fine, thought provoking performance with intense humor and surprising insight appeals to you. It will be returning with a better title.

Don't see it if death and mental dissolution are triggering issues for you. As funny as it is, these issues are also disturbing.

Intelligent, Great acting, Absorbing

See it if Light touch on filial grief and the aftermath of rallying her troops. Multi-character solo show.

Don't see it if Giveaway treats aren't enough to compensate for this brief, half-baked solo piece.

Go see it!, Little emotional, Entertaining, Great acting, Funny

See it if About family and lost and gains of relationships.

Don't see it if You want a big bright stage, or you did not to see a talent actress playing multi parts

Also I am glad I went to see this touching play that show sadness of lostin... Read more Read less

Intelligent, Funny, Moving, Tour-de-force performance, Absorbing

See it if Want a solo autobiog show w actor playing multi-roles. It’s a bare-bones prodn but well-crafted look at daughter’s coping w mom’s death.

Don't see it if Subject’s 2 painful, there’s no set, don’t like 1 playing many. Mom talks to Jesus/God (funny) & actor does star turn as family dog.

Emotional, Entertaining, Relevant, Great acting, Absorbing

See it if You want to see a one woman show about life, death and how the loss of a loved one affects the family. You want to go on an emotional ride

Don't see it if You are not interested in a story about loss and how one deals with it. You don't want to laugh. You don't want to feel her loss.

Also This was a very entertaining show. I felt like I was on an emotional r... Read more Read less


See it if There were some poignant moments to this play about an Disfunctional but sometimes loving, African-American family.

Don't see it if Script needed more work. It was like a Tyler Perry drama without Media.

Intense, Great writing, Great acting, Absorbing

See it if you want to see a great solo performance by a very talented young actress

Don't see it if you don't enjoy solo performances

Great writing, Intelligent, Funny, Entertaining, Clever

See it if you enjoy a great creative solo performance about a woman managing her family after the mother's death. Clever. Sad. Funny.

Don't see it if you don't enjoy a solo performance in a small theater with few props.

Also This was a well acted show. The actress pulls from her life experience... Read more Read less

One person shows can be deadly but this one is great! ms. lewis creates characters so well it's like a full cast including the dog!, Great acting, Funny, Entertaining, Enchanting

See it if You like a warm and funny human story of a young woman dealing with her mother's death and how she carries on in life.

Don't see it if You just don't like the one-woman show format, but you should give this one a try--it's exceptionally good.

Heartwarming, Refreshing, Great acting, Entertaining, Delightful

See it if Show celebrating the life and death of Mother;reconnecting with father.Full of fun, love,barking and interaction with Jesus.

Don't see it if Dislike almost empty stage,10 minutes walk to the nearest train(2nd Avenue Station);like long shows

Also Free T-shirts!!... Read more Read less

Moving but shown with humor, Intelligent, Entertaining, Relevant, Great acting

See it if you like to see a heartwarming, loving play about mother & daughter, and how the daughter keeps the family together after her mom's death.

Don't see it if you don't like 1-woman shows or only like shows with elaborate sets.

Thought-provoking, Relevant, Funny

See it if you have ever lost a loved one and want to know how others deal with their losses, so many areas to identify with and nod y our head. TALENT

Don't see it if you do not like to feel emotional or dislike one woman shows.

Thought-provoking, Touching, Funny, Entertaining, Absorbing

See it if This personal story is relatable and told in a special active way. The theater is a very nice intimate space.

Don't see it if dont See it if you don’t like works in progress

Intelligent, Funny, Entertaining, Absorbing, Great acting

See it if You want to see one woman totally embody many people-as well as a dog-with great acting. Very well done on a spare stage.

Don't see it if You have recently lost a loved one- although this show offered insights on dealing with grief in a relatable manner. Several audience

Also Members stated that the show helped with their losses. This was presen... Read more Read less

Great acting, Ambitious, Absorbing

See it if want to see a heart felt production, with humor and many different characters

Don't see it if dont like one-woman-shows

Relevant, Hilarious, Great acting, Entertaining, Absorbing

See it if You have family drama, and who doesn’t?

Don't see it if Don’t like one woman shows that kick ass.

Captivating, Great acting, Funny, Entertaining, Absorbing

See it if You like to see a woman's life engagingly told as she assumes many characters

Don't see it if You dont like one person shows or monologues that last 100 minutes without a break

Relevant, Intelligent, Absorbing, Great acting

See it if you would like to see an amazing one-woman show that is also intelligent, heartwarming and humorous

Don't see it if you are looking for fancy sets and traditional plays or musicals

Resonant, Funny, Delightful

See it if you enjoy one woman shows that are creative, funny and poignant.

Don't see it if you're looking for over the top entertainment

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