Driven by her over-scheduled, overachieving life, Tracy Boyd encounters an unexpected medical diagnosis in this new musical. A one-night concert reading with a portion of the proceeds benefiting The Phyllis Newman Women’s Health Initiative. More…
Based on a true story, this fast-paced 90 minute show chronicles Tracy's roller coaster life over the course of one transformative year with humor, courage, wit, and strength. With high stakes for herself and her support team, we root for Tracy as she navigates the unknown.
A program of The Actors Fund, The Phyllis Newman Women’s Health Initiative was founded to help women in entertainment navigate the steps that follow a life-changing diagnosis.
See it if Based on the creator's real life experiences, with top notch singing, a magnificent story...see below for more details.
Don't see it if If a story about cancer...even if done with humor and love...will cause you distress, then don't see it.
See it if Great show about cancer. Uplifting,emotional & heroic. Cast of very talented actors. Songs were hilarious & poignant. Humor helps situation
Don't see it if You do not want to understand the roller coaster of emotions that a cancer patient goes through.
See it if you enjoyed Come From Away and Dear Evan Hansen. This is an exceptionally well written play that was brilliantly acted. Bravo to Jenn & cast
Don't see it if you require a fully staged play. Even without costumes and theatrical staging this play is a winner.
See it if You’d enjoy a clever, funny, poignant look at one woman’s journey with Cancer. It’s an homage to living. Great cast!
Don't see it if You can’t appreciate humor thrown at a very serious medical diagnosis.
See it if You like women's stories, wonderful music, humor in the face of crisis, and heartwarming characters.
Don't see it if You don't like stories about women and about facing illness with courage and humor.
See it if You enjoy smart, uplifting original musicals. I hope you see it as I did—as a concert play with no sets and barely a prop.
Don't see it if You’re uncomfortable with the subject matter of a serious illness.
See it if you can enjoy an amazing story of personal growth through adversity set to great music.
Don't see it if you dislike stories involving illness or the life of a person with cancer.
See it if you want to see why theater can positively work with a negative subject
Don't see it if you want to see in detail all the pain a person diagnosed with an aggressive disease goes through
See it if You love anyone with cancer, need a laugh, enjoy music in the traditional musical style
Don't see it if You don’t like musicals. This show really could resonate with anyone human
See it if ...you like an ensemble piece based on the actual experiences of a real person. And see it if Jenn Collela is in it!
Don't see it if ...you want to see a fully-staged show; you long for more clever lyrics and less repetitive music
See it if uplifting story about the hardship of a cancer diagnosis/treatment. Lots of heart, laughter, tears, emotion and camaraderie. Jen Colella!
Don't see it if you would rather not see a show about the effects of cancer on the patient & friends/family. Not a finished product but has potential.
See it if should you ever have the opportunity, catch this show. This version was edited for concert presentation. I’m dying to see the whole thing
Don't see it if There is absolutely no reason why anyone should miss this. PG langauge throughout. Uplifting. Hopeful.
Also and completely staged.
See it if If you want to see a cancer survivor tale bumps and all from a real perspective. The lead from come from away was a great surprise as a lead
Don't see it if You want a staged version of things.
See it if you can!! This was a once-in-a-lifetime reading. Great cast! and it was wonderful to have a Q&A with the producer/originator.
Don't see it if You can't deal with the subject of [breast] cancer. Otherwise, see it if you can!!
See it if Jenn Colella was phenomenal. If you've dealt with serious illness, it is relatable. Serious themes with a humorous touch.
Don't see it if you are offended by cancer addressed in a comedic way. Some songs didn't work for me at all, others were very moving.
See it if you'd like an uplifting, funny, and original story about facing and being changed by the hardship of cancer
Don't see it if you'd be turned off by a satirical interpretation of medical treatments and chemo symptoms
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