This Girl Laughs, This Girl Cries, This Girl Does Nothing
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This Girl Laughs, This Girl Cries, This Girl Does Nothing

This Girl Laughs, This Girl Cries, This Girl Does Nothing NYC Reviews and Tickets

(5 Ratings)
Members say
Entertaining, Great staging, Delightful, Clever, Enchanting

About the Show

Atlantic For Kids presents this modern-day fairytale play with music for the whole family about three young sisters who are left in a forest by their woodcutter father and forced to find their own way in the world.

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Show-Score Member Reviews (5)

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181 Reviews | 33 Followers
Absorbing, Clever, Delightful, Enchanting, Entertaining

See it if You enjoy high quality beautifully crafted tales.

Don't see it if You don’t love touching meaningful stories.

754 Reviews | 127 Followers
Clever, Entertaining, Good for children, Imaginative, Quirky

See it if imaginative reuse of common objects as animal puppets. enthusiastic feminism talented young performers audience's joyful reception

Don't see it if lack of plot logic audience that contains weepy babies & rude parents who do not remove them rude young people with cell phones

458 Reviews | 101 Followers
A theater full of kids and only 1 under 2 had to leave., Great staging, Ambitious, Bloodthirsty

See it if you like constant movement. an interesting smash up of themes. I loved the set and use of props creatively changing with the story.

Don't see it if If you don't like to see energetic actors working really hard. you object to war themes and virtual blood letting in a children's play. Read more

260 Reviews | 62 Followers
Good for children's theater but not up to atlantic theater's reputation

See it if You are bringing kids & are ok with talk of war & fighting - later hammering swords into whisks

Don't see it if Atlantic Children's theater is usually worth adult attendance & usually they are strong musicals, not this time but energetic storytelling

42 Reviews | 8 Followers
Delightful, Enchanting, Refreshing, Great staging, Entertaining

See it if you have kids! Atlantic for Kids has done it again! Another charming play for kids that adults can enjoy. A good story, well told!

Don't see it if you can't get up on a Sunday morning for a 10:30 a.m. curtain!

Critic Reviews (2)

Front Row Center
March 4th, 2018

"The cast of young actors are, simply put, divine. Acting, singing, dancing, building and breaking down the set and making the magic of it appear effortless. This ensemble is flawless. The co-direction of Beatty and Costello is a rocket ship to the stars. Propelling us into other worlds with their staging and ingenious crafting of set and props. They have fashioned, with the writing of Kruckemeyer, a joyous time at the theatre...Kruckemeyer has created a new kind of magical mythical fairy tale."
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February 16th, 2018

"Like all worthwhile adventures, 'This Girl'...starts down a familiar path, hits a fork in the road, and then goes off in unanticipated and delightful directions...This is no-tech storytelling theater at its most inventive, with eight multitasking cast members portraying numerous characters, sharing narration duties, and even playing music...It's certainly refreshing to see a show with...three female leads who are all so different, and a narrative that easily passes the Bechdel test."
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