Everything Is Fine Until It's Not (FringeNYC)
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Everything Is Fine Until It's Not (FringeNYC)
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Everything Is Fine Until It's Not (FringeNYC) NYC Reviews and Tickets

95%
(10 Reviews)
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100%
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Members say
Funny, Great writing, Absorbing, Thought-provoking, Great acting

About the Show

Part of FringeNYC: A producer’s life goes off-script after one son is diagnosed with autism, another yearns to be a princess, and her hair catches fire! Doreen's funny, heartfelt story about accepting those you love, even when they’re not what you expected.

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Entertaining, Funny, Must see, Profound, Delightful

See it if you enjoy compelling storytelling, beautiful, raw, emotional writing.

Don't see it if you cry easily or dislike solo performances.

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Delightful, Great singing, Funny, Enchanting

See it if you enjoy sweet, slightly sad, humourous musicals.

Don't see it if you don't like children.

Critic Reviews (2)

Time Out New York
August 24th, 2016

"A fresh and eye-opening look at what it’s like to raise an autistic child…Oliver has keen insights into the ever-opinionated world around her, and paints a painful yet beautiful picture of the challenges that she and her son face daily...She radiates bravery and compassion, both as a performer and as a mother. I would happily have stayed beyond the one-hour running time to learn more about how she and her inexplicably special Xavier experience the world."
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Theatre is Easy
August 28th, 2016

"Oliver is an energetic and captivating performer who truly puts her heart into her performance, showing skill in both her movement and her delivery. Her vivaciousness is contagious, and one cannot help but root for her and her story of determination....While one might expect a story about motherhood and the challenges of autism to be overly sentimental and preachy, this production is rather an honest, heartfelt tale about family, love, and motherhood that anyone might relate to."
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