Members say: Funny, Great writing, Quirky, Clever, Entertaining

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Hanging Cow Productions presents a comedic and heartwarming musical about overcoming addiction and the path to self-acceptance.

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Graham Chili, a country boy from Texas, moves to NYC to pursue his dream of becoming a cabaret singer. Looking to make friends and in the spirit of his religious hometown, he enters a Times Square mega-church in search of the 'choir practice' room. Instead, he accidentally stumbles upon four different 12-step addiction meetings going on in the basement that change the course of his life.


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“12 Steps: The Musical!” hasn't been reviewed by any Critics (yet!)

94
Ambitious, Clever, Hilarious, Moving

See it if really neat songs mixed with really fun comedy, and offered a lot of depth and soul. a def work in progress!

Don't see it if you aren't into the idea of self help

91
Great writing, Great staging

See it if Please see it

Don't see it if It is interesting

72
Funny, Quirky, Raunchy

See it if You are interested in 12 step groups for peculiar addictions, new productions

Don't see it if You don't like raunchy humor

Also Funny at times. At others times kind of dumb. Not terrible. It has som... Read more Read less

65
Original, Ambitious, Clever, Hilarious

See it if You like comedy, want to see something funny, and can find humor in it.

Don't see it if You are a theatre snob, are easily offended. Expect number 1 hit songs.

Also The show was actually REALLY funny. What made me give it a low score w... Read more Read less

65
Funny, Quirky, Raunchy

See it if you enjoy slpastick comedy and over the top characters.

Don't see it if you are offended by off-color comedy or dislike actors playing many characters.

61
Relevant, Disappointing, Overrated

See it if you are interested in addictions and/or the LGBT issues.

Don't see it if you are upset by mild profanity, addictions, over-acting and/or LGBT issues.

26
Quirky, Disappointing, Excruciating, Cliched, Dated

See it if Can sit for 2 1/2 hours of a show that is difficult to hear (the do not use microphones). And can deal with the premise of the show

Don't see it if Don't like overacting, sometimes funny mostly painful to sit through.

24
Quirky, Disappointing, Excruciating, Insipid, Slow

See it if You need a good nap....

Don't see it if You enjoy talent and a story that is not repetitious.

13
Banal, Excruciating, Cliched, Insipid, Dated

See it if You have to because you're a family member. The cast is talented but they have been given awful direction and horrible writing.

Don't see it if You crave any insight into causes of serious addictions and their treatment.

1
Banal, Cliched, Insipid

See it if You are feeling bad about your own play

Don't see it if you want to see an actual play/musical

100
Funny, Delightful, Epic, Great acting, Entertaining

See it if See it if you like fun musical movies .

Don't see it if Don't see it if you're not a music fan.

100
Delightful, Great acting, Thought-provoking, Entertaining, Great singing

See it if You enjoy a great musical

Don't see it if Cant think of any reason not to see this!!

98
Funny, Clever, Delightful, Intelligent, Great writing

See it if This show played out such a unique concept that I was pleasantly surprised. Good stuff here, has SO much potential, songs were great.

Don't see it if You aren't into addiction related material. Lots of nuggets here!

Also This show has many powerful messages inside the comedy... again pay at... Read more Read less

95
Ambitious, Relevant, Hilarious

See it if I really liked this show. There has been nothing like it since & few have tackled the 12 step community entertainment wise - will it return?

Don't see it if You don’t understand what goes on in a 12 Step meeting

95
Funny, Original, Great acting, Great writing, Entertaining

See it if i have addiction issues, this show rocked truth, wisdom, and great songs. whoever wrote this knows themselves and the 12 step community well

Don't see it if great job

95
Funny, Edgy, Great writing, Entertaining, Great singing

See it if One of the most unique musicals I have seen in a long time- raw, fun, great music.! Pack many powerful messages

Don't see it if You don't have any understanding of support groups and don't care

94
Funny, Clever, Edgy, Must see, Great writing

See it if OMG WHAT AN ORIGINAL!!! A must see! The music, the comedic bits- this must go to Broadway!

Don't see it if You don't like comedy

93
Funny, Ambitious, Intelligent, Quirky, Great writing

See it if Incredible music for a musical that is starting out..!! Super funny/witty, with really deep moments, Also 100% unique concept, loved it

Don't see it if You don't care to know about what goes on in a 12 step meeting even though even if you don't get it, the writer makes it clear the diversity

89
Creative, Deep, One of a kind, Extremely relevant, Pure entertainment

See it if This show was as funny as it was touching. If you look past the comedy, there is a lot of rich meaningfulness about human behavior, 5 stars!

Don't see it if You don't like addiction related humor or recovery themes

87
Original, Thought-provoking, Quirky, Great writing, Great singing

See it if Treated myself to this on its opening night. I love small shows like this that make big statements, very refreshing & different! Hysterical!

Don't see it if You don't want anything to do with learning or understanding addiction

86
Clever, Relevant, Entertaining

See it if you like funny that plays on true to life experiences ALL OF us can relate to. i really enjoyed this show! catchy tunes and great characters

Don't see it if you aren't into smaller theater experimenting with a subject not often approached (addiction)

84
Ambitious, Clever, Delightful

See it if you want a really FUN and insightful look at recovery and addiction, awesome SONGS!

Don't see it if loved it, just see it

57
Ambitious, Banal, Confusing, Cliched, Dated

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Don't see it if A

50
Funny, Clever, Edgy, Cliched

See it if Like Leaving Las Vegas but alot funnier

Don't see it if You are bored by stories of addiction or hate "poor me" stories

92
Funny, Thought-provoking, Quirky, Refreshing, Great writing

See it if Seriously. This is a really adorable and hilarious musical! It's these hidden gems that come along that really show up the OOB world. Kudos!

Don't see it if You aren't interested in what happens in a 12 Step meeting - but everyone should know :) it's important!


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