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Happy 50ish! The Musical

From 4 member  reviews
Members say: Funny, Great singing, Entertaining, Edgy, Ambitious

About the show

This mid-life crisis musical comedy revolves around Bob’s surprise 50th birthday party, and the audience are all his guests. More…

It's baby boomer Bob's surprise 50th birthday, his wife is running late, and there’s a backyard full of party guests. While reading his birthday cards aloud, he learns that turning fifty magnifies the unintended and hilarious realities of middle-age. The letter from the AARP may have arrived, and he may be losing his libido, but he’s finding laughter at every turn.

Member Reviews (4)


Funny, Great singing, Entertaining, Edgy, Ambitious


See it if You'd like to plan a 50th Bday party

Don't see it if Don't want a surprise 50th Bday party

July 27th, 2015
"'Happy 50ish' is a consistently entertaining and occasionally hilarious distraction from the summer doldrums...The jokes may be hoary, but if they make us laugh at our universal condition, more power to them..Some of this is overly familiar, of course, but that doesn’t prevent your funny bone fr...
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July 23rd, 2015
"The complaints about hitting that big five-O are not exactly new...But, there are moments in 'Happy 50ish' that really do work...If this show does not call for deep thought, it does ask some difficult questions: Is it better to fight aging or age gracefully and graciously? The answer seems to be...
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July 29th, 2015
"If you are 50ish or older, or know someone who is, you are going to appreciate this upbeat, hilarious, audience participation musical that will make you laugh and cry at the tragic reality of getting old. Happy 50ish features a remarkably attractive and well-lit set. The sound system is top notc...
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July 27th, 2015
"Throughout this musical, I laughed and cried at the same time...'Happy 50ish' is a musical joyride full of the cavalcade of life's mostly good fortunes. It was a privilege to catch this well-acted, two-man play, which I believe has the potential to become a big hit that will run for years!"
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