Fuzzy giveemhell
New York | 1h 30m | Ends Oct 28

Give 'em Hell, Harry!

From 18 member reviews
Members say: Absorbing, Great acting, Intelligent, Entertaining, Relevant

About the show

A one-man show about Harry S. Truman, the common man of common sense who rose to the challenges of America’s highest office, yet never lost the bedrock honesty that won him his nickname.



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100
Absorbing, Clever, Great acting, Profound, Relevant

See it if you want to be reminded of the decency and integrity Harry Truman displayed as the US President. Very relevant to today's disgraceful times

Don't see it if you don't like one-man shows or historically relevant plays

Also J. Dolan Byrnes is stellar as Harry S. Truman! And, the play is as rel... Read more Read less

100
Absorbing, Great acting, Must see

See it if You need to be reminded that there have been moral leaders in the White House as opposed to what we have now. Terrific one man show.

Don't see it if You’re not interested in history.

96
Funny, Absorbing, Clever, Great acting, Great writing

See it if U want 2 have an evening with Harry Truman one of our greatest presidents. A refreshing escape from what we have in the Oval Office today!!

Don't see it if If you can’t find a ticket for it (very small theatre)

93
Absorbing, Ambitious, Great acting, Relevant, Entertaining

See it if You enjoy learning about History in an entertaining way . You like a small venue

Don't see it if You don’t like small spaces or one man shows . You don’t want learn anything about the past .

90
Great acting, Relevant, Riveting, Great writing, Entertaining

See it if you want an exciting theater experience in an intimate space with one great actor.

Don't see it if you do not care for one-man shows.

Also J. Dolan Byrnes made you feel like you were in the room with Harry S. ... Read more Read less

90
Absorbing, Great acting, Intelligent, Riveting, Great writing

See it if you want to know more about Harry S. Truman and you love great storytelling and history.

Don't see it if don't know who Harry S. Truman is, don't like solo shows and don't know or want to know anything about US history before 1950.

88
Absorbing, Ambitious, Relevant

See it if You want an insight of Harry Truman. A one man show that doesn’t disappoint.

Don't see it if You want a big production.

85
Absorbing, Dizzying, Great acting, Intelligent

See it if You are interested in American history, especially during the lifetime of Harry Truman

Don't see it if You do not like one man performances, and monologues that go back and forth in time that may cause confusion.

83
Great acting, Intelligent, Resonant, Entertaining

See it if You enjoy history and a well acted one man show in an intimate setring

Don't see it if You are not interested in a one man show that focuses on the life of Harry Truman as president.

80
Funny, Absorbing, Intelligent, Thought-provoking, Entertaining

See it if You like presidential history. The story of Harry Truman is very interesting.

Don't see it if You don’t like history in theatre.

79
Absorbing, Clever, Great acting, Intelligent, Entertaining

See it if you want a one man show that looks at the man behind the public display that was President Harry S Truman.

Don't see it if you like ensemble casts.

78
Resonant, Intelligent, Entertaining, Delightful, Clever

See it if you want to learn a short history of one of America's revered Presidents.

Don't see it if you do not enjoy one person shows where the actor talks to imaginary characters.

70
Absorbing, Intelligent, Relevant, Disappointing, Clunky

See it if you love US Hist...and want to "meet" HST. Gr quotes/anecdotes fr a strong, fair man. But glosses over 2nd a-bomb, attack on Marg's critic.

Don't see it if you want a polished prodn. Byrnes has tics (sniffs often, repeatedly says "now, you know, well"). Play has clunky transitions. Still, moving

60
Disappointing, Forgettable, Tiresome

See it if you yearn to know more about Truman and the history around his presidency.

Don't see it if you don't care about a president who was probably dead by the time you were born, or if you're expecting something interesting.

Also Over ten men have held the office of President in my lifetime, and I w... Read more Read less

96
Absorbing, Great acting, Intelligent, Must see, Riveting

See it if A wonderfully acted piece of American history. Very well written. So pertinent to our current American crisis.

Don't see it if If one man shows, or history is not to your liking, this one is not for you.

100
Great acting, Relevant, Entertaining

See it if In this present culture of hatred and divisiveness GIVE 'EM HELL HARRY reminds audiences of the decency and integrity of the presidency.

Don't see it if If you support the policies and practices of the current administration. The play offers revealing insights of the moral courage of one man

94
Absorbing, Delightful, Great acting, Must see, Relevant

See it if see it if you want to learn about past and present history of what has and is going on in todays politics.

Don't see it if you don't care about history past and present.

92
Absorbing, Great acting, Resonant, Entertaining, Great staging

See it if If you enjoy history. Excellent one-hander! Good venue.

Don't see it if You are looking for a complicated, heavy drama.


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