Already closed | 1h 5m | Midtown W

In Love with a Dream

From 13 member  reviews
Members say: Clever, Entertaining, Funny, Delightful, Quirky

About the show

This solo cabaret piece offers a comedic sung reflection on love and orthodoxy and explores the creative repercussions of romance with the religious.  More…

Kalisch is a multidisciplinary performer originally from Zurich, Switzerland. Her piece is an autobiography in song, rap and comedy: a high-energy reflection on her clash of expectations and real-life experiences. 

1h 5m | Already closed | The Playroom Theater (Midtown W)

Member Reviews (13)


Clever, Entertaining, Funny, Delightful, Quirky
Avg Score

Sassy, Youthful, Dizzying, Energetic, Delightful

See it if Multi-lingual 24 year old jewish dancer-singer-actress-musician takes us on a whirlwind tour of what it’s like being her. Breathless!

Don't see it if You don’t secretly want to be a 24 year old girl who flies to Havana on a whim, hooks up with a sexy Cuban guy, and writes a song about it.

Hilarious, Great writing, Great staging, Great singing, Great acting

See it if This is the best solo show ever.

Don't see it if I can't even think of any reason.

Also I see 10 to 14 shows a week. This is a unicorn. So amazing that to say... Read more Read less

Ambitious, Clever, Dizzying, Thought-provoking, Entertaining

See it if You like a multi-talented. multi-lingual young woman trying to find direction in her artistic life and her relationship to her Jewish roots.

Don't see it if You don't like one person shows, have no patience with many-faceted young people trying to be authentic and find a career path that fits.

Also Lea Kalisch is one extraordinary ball of fire full of ambition and gut... Read more Read less

Refreshing, Entertaining, Slight, Funny, Clever

See it if You are interested in Jewish culture and the story of a young, multilingual, talented, singer, dancer, rapper trying to make it on Broadway.

Don't see it if You are looking for a fully fleshed out story rather than a snapshot from a struggling artist’s life.

Also Kalisch is a charismatic, energetic and engaging performer. In Love wi... Read more Read less

Story needs work, Ambitious, Funny

See it if You’re interested in a one woman show from an energetic performer mixing singing, dancing, acting & piano, with several language changes.

Don't see it if You want a polished show with substance. Small production, feels like a work in progress. You’re annoyed by foreign language segments.

Also Lea Kalisch is an engaging performer. Her acting, singing and dancing ... Read more Read less

This talented and vivacious young woman needs material with some depth

See it if Seeing a young singer/actor/ dancer with lots of energy getting started interests you

Don't see it if you are looking for depth or meaning

Great singing, Clever, Delightful, Funny, Entertaining

See it if You enjoy one woman shows with very talented star— great acting, singing, dancing. A very entertaining evening.

Don't see it if You expect a typical play.

Enchanting, Delightful, Clever

See it if A delightfully talented young woman who can dance,sing and share her zest for life is more than worth spending time with

Don't see it if You don't like 1 women shows or prefer splashy productions in large venues

Entertaining, Clever, Cliched

See it if You like solo musicals

Don't see it if You are offended by partial nudity and non judgemental depictions of casual sex. You do not like solo performances

Also I had thought this would be cabaret style with just songs strung toget... Read more Read less

Quirky, Delightful, Clever

See it if You enjoy a cabaret show performed by a lovely performer.

Don't see it if If you aren't into solo shows.

Funny, Clever, Quirky, Entertaining, Delightful

See it if You enjoy one woman shows with singing and dancing.

Don't see it if You might be offended by a woman utilizing male Haredi Jewish items of clothing (a bit controversial), or you don't like 1 woman shows.

Also This young lady is extremely talented and such a joy to watch. Hard to... Read more Read less

Edgy, Fluffy, Quirky, Entertaining

See it if Lea is very talented and I appreciated the writing and hip hop. I loved her knowledge of languages.

Don't see it if I would not describe this as cabaret so if you are looking for real cabaret, this isn't it. I think it was a bit raunchy at times.

Funny, Relevant, Quirky, Masterful, Great acting

See it if You like comedies and are not opposed to learn about the issues millennial actors are dealing (or rather not dealing) with

Don't see it if You don't like 1 actor shows or expect a different stage for every scene

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