Atlantic presents this raucous retelling of the rise and fall of Pasadena’s most groundbreaking 80s rockers told through the foggy lens of a lonely, out of work MTV-VJ. More…
"Eddie and Dave" is a gender-bending new play by Amy Staats ("Miles for Mary," Atlantic’s Tow Playwright-in-Residence) about hubris, friendship, family, fame, musical genius, and what happens when the person you need is the one you find most irritating.
See it if If your into the band, the personalities that clashed and the genre of music. If you want to relive your MTV glory days.
Don't see it if You want a well written play that has good acting or story to it. Women play the men in this show.
See it if Bioplay with actresses and actor in opposite gender roles telling a parody of the Van Halen band’s story.
Don't see it if Unless you are intrigued by gender-switching casting. Don’t expect to hear very much Van Halen.
See it if A cross gender affectionate paean to a dramatic talented hair band.
Don't see it if The drama never rises to anything authentic. Is it played for laughs or pathos?
See it if you love Van Halen, will tolerate good actors in reverse drag, a great set and special effects and were alive during their fame
Don't see it if you expect new insights, or expect a real play (as opposed to one person's obsession with a youthful fantasy).
See it if You were a super fan of Van Halen
Don't see it if You don’t like to amateurish performances. Its only redeeming feature was the actor playing Valerie Bertinelli.
See it if enjoy a mildly amusing play with some good moments that unfortunately gets a little bland. Some interesting ideas but over stretched.
Don't see it if you expect to hear Van Halen songs. Oddly not much music for a play about a band (though I suspect rights or lack thereof were the cause),
See it if You are a fan of Van Halen or you want to watch three women campily play male roles.
Don't see it if You are looking for something thought-provoking or something very funny.
See it if you’re an aging heavy metalhead nursing a desire to live your glory years over, with girls playing the guys this time, & vice versa.
Don't see it if you are almost anyone else.
See it if u want to go behind the scenes 4 these rock stars; enthusiastic performances; amusing having roles played by actors of opposite sex
Don't see it if dull; only playing snippets from hits, fails to demonstrate why group was so popular; devoid of irony, humor esp re narcissistic Roth
See it if you want to get behind the scenes for these rock icons, it's amusing having roles played by actors of opposite sex
Don't see it if you have no idea of who these rock stars are, it's interesting, but not really relevant to most people