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 you want to feel connected to a warm welcoming community and be empowered to work towards equality.
Don't see it if you're conservative and/or homophobic.
See it if You are interested inLGBT history, want to see a diverse cast, like to laugh, and want something that's going to call you to action.
Don't see it if You have no interest in LGBT stories. This really seems to be writing for queer folks and not as accessible to straight allies.
See it if you want to understand the context of a singular incident in the history of LGBTQ struggles, and the importance of community for us all.
Don't see it if you are close minded, or unwilling to learn from the past.
See it if I thought the show was fun and had a great story. I wish they had given out programs BEFORE the show, so I knew it was based on true events.
Don't see it if You aren't up for a naught, LGBTQ piece that celebrates diversity. Its all about love and acceptance - a great message.
See it if you want to see a fresh, driving musical that will stay with you and really tug at all your heartstrings
Don't see it if you're looking for something run-of-the-mill and ordinary.
See it if you like musicals in progress, social messages, romance.
Don't see it if you only like polished finish products, dislike musicals, or are made uncomfortable by shows that address social injustice.
See it if you want to see something that pulls from the past yet has some real parallels to today.
Don't see it if you're not that into LGBTQ+ history and stories.
See it if You like incredible immersive performances (on-stage seating is definitely worth it!) and want to learn about often forgotten LGBT history.
Don't see it if You voted for Trump.
See it if you are frustrated with our country's current political climate and love to learn a bit of unknown history
Don't see it if you're a conservative...
See it if you love queer folks, you hate queer folks, you want to have your mind changed/expanded, you wanna learn some queer history, fuckin' see it.
Don't see it if No, just see it. It's an important show. Go. Everyone should see this: the tribe, the troops, the allies, the enemies. Go.
See it if We couldn't wait for it to end. I haven't heard so much out of tune singing in a long time. The overacting deserves an award of some kind.
Don't see it if You love theater.
See it if You care about forgotten LGBT history and how the struggles of the 1970s are still relevant to our politics under Trump today.
Don't see it if You enjoy sleepy and dated musicals. This is no Rogers & Hammerstein show. Its originality, however, will speak to a younger audience.
See it if you want to time travel to a fabulous 1970s gay lounge, immerse yourself in a diverse community, & brush up on queer history via showtunes
Don't see it if you are uncomfortable with strong political statements or immersive staging
See it if You have always wanted to experience a 1970s gay club in New Orleans or if you like you history with a little human interest.
Don't see it if You do want to now what it was like to grow up gay in the south.