Mary Dimino, the winner of the 2010 MAC Award for Outstanding Female Comedian, stars in this autobiographical one woman show that uses humor to discover the heart in a loving family. More…
Growing up in Queens, Mary Dimino idolized her dad, a factory worker, but also realized that she was different from him. In 'Big Dummy: Me & My Old Man,' Dimino recalls her father's simple philosophy on life, which she later interpreted to be a cross between Forrest Gump and Aristotle. The comedian also explores her own desire to go to college and avoid the stereotypical careers of the time.
See it if you like good, homey story telling,: personal memoir, low-keyed & not slick at all, with a beautiful ending
Don't see it if you prefer your theater very slick & "professional"
See it if You love unique, meaningful Solo Shows that's about the artist's relationship with her special needs father.
Don't see it if You aren't into Solo Shows.
See it if you like to both laugh and cry, be both entertained and provoked to think deeply. You will come away from this show with something special.
Don't see it if solo show aren't your thing, if you aren't a deep thinker or if you don't have a good sense of humor. This show is wonderfully funny & deep.
See it if You love good theater & great solo work. The script is nearly perfect, so well written and beautiful. Wonderful performance also. A MUST SEE
Don't see it if There is no reason not to see this show, unless you don't like theater or solo plays. If you are a dad, bring your daughter and vice versa.