We Need This Musical To Stop Us From Killing Ourselves
We Need This Musical To Stop Us From Killing Ourselves

We Need This Musical To Stop Us From Killing Ourselves NYC Reviews and Tickets

(32 Reviews)
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Funny, Entertaining, Clever, Quirky, Edgy

About the Show

WNTMTSUFKO is an irreverent musical comedy about a frustrated therapist who is strong-armed into creating a musical with two of his suicidal patients, Sarah, a struggling singer, and Mitchell, a failing actor.

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Member Reviews (32)

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1028 Reviews | 423 Followers
Funny, Entertaining, Quirky, Silly, Weak singing

See it if You want to see a completely silly (in a good way) show that doesn’t take itself too seriously. Cute fun songs and plot.

Don't see it if You’re looking for serious storyline or talent. It’s all fun and games here.

911 Reviews | 265 Followers
Delightful, Funny, Entertaining, Clever, Quirky

See it if you enjoy a good laugh with some basic music with hilarious lyrics on dark subjects. Energetic cast delivers what could be a future hit.

Don't see it if you are bothered by bare bones productions with canned music and simple costumes and props.

669 Reviews | 131 Followers
Clever, Funny, Quirky, Entertaining

See it if You need a good laugh but the topic is not a light.

Don't see it if If you like that some topics are a no no. You want a smooth show. Read more

563 Reviews | 194 Followers
Clever, Entertaining, Edgy, Dark comedy, Work in progress

See it if You want to see an evolving musical in development. You like dark comedy. You want to be entertained. You like small, scrappy musicals.

Don't see it if You prefer to see a fully complete musical. You don't like meta elements in shows. You don't like dark comedy.

473 Reviews | 119 Followers
Delightful, Entertaining, Relevant, Refreshing, Resonant

See it if a delightful little musical, controversial because of subject, is worth your theater dollar.

Don't see it if you are offended because mental illness is treated with a nod and a wink. Read more

428 Reviews | 61 Followers
Diamond in the rough, Clever, Funny, Quirky, Relevant

See it if you want to see a cute, funny little show with potential. Charming cast could sparkle with some polish. See it; it was fun.

Don't see it if you're expecting a lavish Broadway musical; this is three people with some catchy songs.

289 Reviews | 92 Followers
Clever, Great acting, Great singing, Great writing, Quirky

See it if The cast is super. The topics are so important and so timely given the climate of our world today. To laugh out loud is so healing. See it!

Don't see it if You can't deal with humor that deals with deep-seated issues.But it won't kill you to be brave and and try laugh-therapy! Honest!!!

297 Reviews | 78 Followers
Entertaining / huge potential for full-on production, Just ok piped-in music / good set for this venue, High-energy committed supporting performances, Hysterical lyrics / solid male lead (singing & acting), Dark comedy / original (refreshing) book / resonant

See it if you fully understand what dark comedy & FRINGE ENCORE SERIES means, & don't expect a grandiose Metropolitan Opera House musical production.

Don't see it if you're remotely bougie, don't like small productions, & have NO sense of humor. This small/short mess is HYSTERICAL, & it won't be for you. Read more

Critic Reviews (3)

Gia On The Move
November 30th, 2018

“Totally inventive. A home run for first time musical theater playwrights Lyman and Rosick accompanied by a very lively, Adyn Wood...A not so dark, irreverent dark comedy about a frustrated therapist, Dr. Hansen, who reluctantly agrees to participate in creating a new musical with two desperate patients...This maelstrom-musical-light is filled with catchy tunes and witty riffs, and delivers some pretty decent punch lines. Silly to the core and totally satisfying.”
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Washington Square News
November 30th, 2018

“Fresh and engaging...The writing duo goes head to head with the typically weighty and unaddressed topics of suicide, self-worth, and failure...Their combined experience is what separates this musical from those poking fun at mental health, offering, instead, solidarity and empathy to those who struggle with it...The show tackles a tremendous issue, but in a way that’s accessible through theatrical performance.”
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Stage Raw
July 4th, 2018
For a previous production

"Delightfully twisted...Even in the darkest recesses of life, there are often opportunities to extract some humor, which is what this show cleverly accomplishes...This all nimbly transpires on a small stage with a few pieces of office furniture. Despite the grim subject matter, the show cleverly unearths plenty of laughs. Rosick’s music and lyrics are especially entertaining."
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