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 ...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 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 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 Perhaps people who have had a very serious illness can relate to this, but even then I think it would be a hard sell.
Don't see it if You don’t want to be bored to tears by this self indulgent, self congratulatory show which contains every cliché there is.
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 You enjoy musicals about serious subjects.A staged reading without sets or costumes and the actors were on book but it was profoundly moving
Don't see it if You cannot deal with the subject matter of cancer.
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 Though this musical deals with the issue of cancer it is so much more than that. Makes us all look at life, choices, friends and optimism.
Don't see it if You don't want to be provoked into thinking about the life choices.
See it if you are looking for a show that is not only entertaining but clever and relatable to people no matter their situation.
Don't see it if you aren’t looking for a show that reminds you why theatre is a wonderful platform to share important stories and life lessons.
See it if you enjoy seeing and hearing the cast perform well.
Don't see it if you prefer a musical comedy which does not claim to offer profound thoughts, but rather only tries to entertain.