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We Need This Musical To Stop Us From Killing Ourselves

From 32 member  reviews
Members say: 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. More…

Nothing seems to go quite right for them, however, and their aspirations for success must take a backseat to their newfound friendship. Part of Soho Playhouse's 2018 Fringe Encore Series.


Member Reviews (32)

MEMBERS SAY:

Funny, Entertaining, Clever, Quirky, Edgy
80
Avg Score

80
Fluffy, Quirky, Cute, Sketch-comedy, Musical-spoof

See it if You like sketch comedy, poking fun at musicals & their staging and are OK with cutesy songs. Then, you can have fun at this ~1hr ditty.

Don't see it if You want a serious & fully-staged musical, Memorable tunes, & a story/performances that will stay with you long after you leave theatre.

Also The cast work well together but it is still just a well-performed [for... Read more Read less

85
Clever, Delightful, Entertaining

See it if You like simple new musicals with heart.

Don't see it if You want a long show, this one runs about an hour.

77
Funny, Entertaining, Resonant, Quirky, Edgy

See it if you like light, creative, unpolished, brief, clever shows.

Don't see it if you can't take dark humor about depression, anxiety, suicidal thoughts, want a longer or grander show

Also It's short (an hour) but sometimes that's just the ticket - clever lyr... Read more Read less

90
Clever, Entertaining, Funny, Refreshing

See it if If you want to see a clever fun show with some dark humor. Three person cast with lots of talent. Nice to hear humorous, articulate lyrics.

Don't see it if You want to see a big production with lots of scenery. Can be a touchy subject since it deals with suicide.

Also This is small budget staging that has a lot of potential. I enjoyed it... Read more Read less

85
Clever, Edgy, Hilarious, Refreshing, Relevant

See it if you have a subversive or dark sense of humor and are open to a minimalist musical.

Don't see it if you're not into musicals or find themes of mental health triggering (anxiety, depression, suicide)

95
Clever, Entertaining, Funny, Intelligent

See it if you want to see a one-of-a-kind, dark comedy about suicide, depression, and envy.

Don't see it if you can't appreciate dark humor

82

See it if Like dark humor and good energy

Don't see it if If you lack a sense of humor


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 p...
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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 s...
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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 ...
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