"Though 'Give ’Em Hell, Harry!' was written more than 40 years ago and toured back then with James Whitmore in the title role of President Harry S Truman, the play sounds to 2018 ears to have been written last week as a reproach to the current holder of that job. And all without mentioning his name...What gives his production its sharp edge is Truman’s warnings about the potential for abuse of power and publicity that he saw in the highest offices of the land." Full Review
“President Truman is brought back to life by...Byrnes, who brings a unique perspective to a role such as this, having once served as a Congressional aide...In terms of Mr. Byrnes’ performance, he does indeed come off as presidential...It does a fine job at not only capturing a period in history that has long since passed, but at eloquently showing the audience how some aspects of American politics never really changed." Full Review
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
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.
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)
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 .
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
See it if An exquisite portrayal of Harry Truman masterfully performed by Mr. Byrnes. See Mr. Truman with compassion and a huge heart. Unlike Trump.
Don't see it if If you are not fond of one-person shows.
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
See it if Your interested in politics, history & social commentary. This 1 man show was artfully directed, masterfully portrayed, & thought provoking
Don't see it if If you are not interested in politics or US history,
See it if I'm not a fan of One Actor Shows. I was completely enthralled with Mr. Byrnes as "Harry", & unwittingly had a great history lesson. Bravo!
Don't see it if If you are not ready to be enlightened and entertained!
See it if The lead actor is so compelling and committed as Harry, you feel like you are sitting in the Office, instead of a Theatre. Time flew!!
Don't see it if you are looking for something warm and fuzzy. As the passion of the play, is palpable.
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