Invisible Wall Productions presents a provocative new musical about a vibrant '70s gay bar in New Orleans' French Quarter. More…
This forgotten community comes to life in all its gritty, glam-rock glory when a young fashion designer from 2017 buys the abandoned space, setting off an exhilarating journey of seduction and self-exploration that spans two generations of queer history. Inspired by one of the most significant yet all-but-ignored attacks against the LGBTQ community, 'The View UpStairs' examines what has been gained and lost in the fight for equality, and how the past can help guide us through an uncertain future.
See it if Not all top shows are on Broadway. Revisit a tough period, and the celebration of love. Great actors. A production in a perfect setting.
Don't see it if Show may already be sold out
See it if You liked "Rent" and a good "pop-rock" soundtrack, you'll love this. Gr8 story-within-a-story. Very emotive. Entertaining' stop small a word
Don't see it if You dislike "historical" pieces, LGBT/drag queens, singing, small stage, SLIGHT immersive theatre. It's a must see. Sad endings. Must see!
See it if you like imaginative set design & lighting effects. Compared to the Public Theater's 'Gently Down the Stream' this is a real disappointment.
Don't see it if you don't have comp tickets.
See it if you enjoy immersive productions, LGBT stories, and original musicals with passionate scores! Part fantasy, history and refection. Go See it!
Don't see it if you don't like being up close and personal with a show or don't appreciate LGBT stories.
See it if you want to see incredible singing, lighting and use of the space.
Don't see it if you're not interested in a lackluster book or an unfocused, messy story.
See it if a serious musical about a nightclub fire and those who are remembered and those forgotten by a resentful threatened society at the time.
Don't see it if a story of gay life bothers you and your not to sympathetic to their struggles.
See it if You need to be in the space of this play, need to feel the emotion. A poignant reflection of tragedy but also a stunning hope of our future.
Don't see it if You aren't willing to shed a few tears and are not willing to invest in the never ending fight for community, love, acceptance & dignity.
See it if a campy, gay, and fun musical with a mildly preachy book. Also, if you like to be "transported"
Don't see it if you need the fourth wall separation to enjoy theater
See it if you like musicals set in an intimate theater, good singing & acting, a fun & surprisingly moving history of LGBTQ issues in the 1970's
Don't see it if you don't like musicals
See it if you're like me & you enjoy exploring new Off-Broadway musicals, since that's where a lot of risks are taken. This show had a nice message.
Don't see it if you're going to be disappointed by two-dimensional characters, trite thematics & eye-rolling dialogue. This risk doesn't pay off.
See it if you have to see every LGBT-related show playing in the city. However this one is not worth seeing.
Don't see it if just don't waste your time. There is nothing really enjoyable about this show except a cool set. Book and singing are poor.
See it if The lives of gay people in a bar in downtown NOLA., with many different characters. Music is good, acting is good.
Don't see it if Fringe and downtown vibe is not for you.
See it if you are interested in a community of LGBT people who are funny, brave, and full of life, despite the horrors they experience with a tragedy.
Don't see it if are uncomfortable with LGBT issues. Yet, as a human being, you can certainly relate to the joys/csorrows the LGBT characters experience.GO!
See it if You want to see a great set and see a couple of good performances (in an ill-conceived show)
Don't see it if You need a realistic (or even remotely believable) plot. Also, several of the performers were really disappointing.
See it if You want to be entertained for two hours and have your own jaded modern sensibility torn away for a bit.
Don't see it if You can't overlook the message being pushed a bit too hard. You have floor seating and don't like being interacted with.
See it if you want a look at pre-AIDS N'awlins with a ragtag gay CHEERS-mileau group of regulars. You appreciate good singing voices.
Don't see it if you think a nearly 2 hour musical with no intermission will drag (pun intended). You don't like gay-themed theater.
See it if you like LGBT shows, interested in some historical context, like immersive theater where actors interact with audience
Don't see it if you don't like LGBT shows, looking for big production numbers, looking for hummable tunes, don't like interacting with actors
See it if you are interested in gay history. like musicals. costumes and setting where on point for that time.
Don't see it if you cant deal with gay story line
See it if endearing characters, several excellent songs, immersive production design, and surprising and still relevant story
Don't see it if don't like to be part of festival, environmental theater, think the characters are clichéd and familiar (but stick it out)
See it if You are interested in hearing some truly wonderful songs of love, loss and acceptance. You are a Frenchie Davis fan.
Don't see it if You can't appreciate individual songs and storylines held together by a ridiculous premise that needs some judicious editing
See it if You like LGBTQ themes. Amazing cast, and also relatable to our current political situation. The ending is precious!
Don't see it if You don't like loud music or LGBTQ themes. There are no certain "plotlines" in the middle of the show, so I almost fell asleep (10 pm show).