In Peter Groom's one-(wo)man cabaret show, it's 1942, on the battlefields of North Africa, where Marlene Dietrich takes the stage to fight the war her way, with a mix of songs, sequins, sex, and sympathy. More…
Part of Soho Playhouse's 2018 Fringe Encore Series.
See it if you're interested in Hllywd legends. Dietr comes to life to tell her story/beautifully sing her songs...while looking gorgeous. Approx 65+ m
Don't see it if you dislike solo shows/intimate settings.Could use more biog'l details. Maybe add 10m of info? Still, show is enchanting w/assured perf.
See it if Virtuoso performance. Not just MD's style but her values & motivations. Her real character is even more compelling than her stage character.
Don't see it if You don't like solo autobiographies. You are not interested in an intimate view of a person of integrity who lived to inspire others.
See it if you have any interest in Dietrich or World War II.
Don't see it if you do not like solo shows, or are expecting a feel-good drag show: this is highly enjoyable, but sobering.
See it if you like good cabaret acts based on famous actresses, brought to great representation by a perfectionist artist with memorable songs & story
Don't see it if you expect more than what a one-person performance can offer with canned voice and sound to accompany the role with aging costume and makeup
See it if for the phenomenal performance of an illusion within an illusion. A man playing a woman, an actor recreating a legend. And bits of history.
Don't see it if If you dislike solo shows, the stylized singing of Marlene Dietrich or basement club settings
See it if Detailed impersonation of the German romantic legend.Time spent on relections of wartime performance and That Face. Best--spoken/sung German
Don't see it if Act built around the gown. Solo show. 65 min. Gen. Adm. Act framed by interview structure. Cabaret.
Also Title refers to obligation to country and to Hollywood.
See it if If you like Dietrich you may/ like the show. In a small Cabaret setting. Tell us a little bit about her alot more of her war time.
Don't see it if If you don't like a Cabaret setting or you don't like Dietrich.
See it if You love DIETRICH. A lovely bittersweet piece delicately handled. Her gown is magnificent so sit close.
Don't see it if If you’re looking for a happy little romp.
See it if You're a fan of Marlene Dietrich—or have no idea who she was. A terrifically conceived and realized presentation of a unique woman and star.
Don't see it if No reason not to unless low budget bios bore—even if exceptional & exceptionally well and seamlessly done by a fine young actor/performer.
See it if You want to see a one man/woman USO tribute. The songs are riveting. Dialogue about the war is too.
Don't see it if You do not like drag shows about tribute queens.
See it if You're a fan of Dietrich. He nails her totally, Voice, look, mannerisms. You really think you're seeing Deitrich
Don't see it if you don't like drag impersonators or are looking for a full on production show
See it if Not just the voice and the costume, but every look, every gesture, every movement is astonishingly spot on; so if you're a fan, pounce!
Don't see it if If you don't know about the divine Marlene, spend some time with Google and YouTube, then you may deserve to see this amazing performance.
See it if Do you like to see a reincarnation and Marlena Dietrich
Don't see it if Do you have any reservations about A serious and professional drag performance
See it if You want to see an amazing cabaret/play, best 60 minutes with amazing repoirtere, over the top singing, acting by a drag. Kudos!!!
Don't see it if If you arent a fan of one man show,drag show,cabaret style theater,small theater, bare bone stage, not into story based on historical person
See it if Peter Groom is spellbinding as the film/cabaret legend. Go if you want to see an amazing performance.
Don't see it if You don’t like one person shows. If you are indifferent to Hollywood’s golden age. If you expect a tawdry rather than respectful portrayal.
See it if You like Marlene Dietrich, cabaret music, sparkly dresses, expressionistic makeup, WWII history, or classic Hollywood.
Don't see it if You hate drag performers? Honestly, this thing is a delight start to finish, so I'm having a tough time finding a reason to not see it.
See it if you like Marlene Dietrich or want to learn more about her and listen to some of her very best songs performed very much like Marlene did.
Don't see it if you don't like 1-man shows or small cabaret settings.
See it if You are familiar with Marlene Dietrich and you enjoy a one person show
Don't see it if You don't like one person shows, you're looking for a linear story, as opposed to a character study
See it if You are intrigued by watching an incredibly talented performer embody the legendary Marlene Dietrich for just over an hour.
Don't see it if A one woman/man show mixing songs and the life of Marlene Dietrich in an intimate theater doesn’t appeal to you.
See it if you appreciate classic drag (Marlene, icon) and structural inventiveness. There are times when you feel like Dietrich herself is present.
Don't see it if you have an issue with stairs. You'll need to climb up to get to the theater then climb down to get to the performance space. Otherwise, go.
See it if U likevthe cabaret vibe.Groom's stage presence & voice are lovely.With such an intriguing subject I wanted to know more. Writing needs help
Don't see it if You don't like a play that has more random songs than writing time.
See it if like solo shows recreating performances by entertainers of the past in a historical context.
Don't see it if you are not interested a show presenting a slice of Americana in a cabaret context.
See it if A brief glimpse at the background and career of a great Hollywood icon. See it if you are interested in knowing more about her.
Don't see it if You find the material and time period dated, its 1930's and 1940's, or are not curious about Marlene Dietrich's background.
See it if You are a fan of Marlene Dietrich, enjoy drag queens paying homage to divas. Like a crowded cabaret setting.
Don't see it if You are looking for a fun show, it’s very high toned. Dietrich as presented here is possibly more talented and more noble than the original?