The Gallery Players present this farce set to music about the Steinberg wedding, where anything that can go wrong does, and love pops up in mysterious places. It’s a wedding day you’ll never forget! More…
The bride is Jewish. The groom is Catholic. Her mother is a force of nature. His mother is a tempest in a cocktail shaker. And, when the bride’s ex-boyfriend crashes the party, the perfect wedding starts to unravel faster than you can whistle “Here Comes the Bride!” This is a musical comedy for anyone who ever had parents.
“There are many surprises and reveals in ‘It Shoulda Been You,’ performed to perfection in this hilarious production at The Gallery Players. The set and the costumes are impressive and perfect for this play. The musical numbers were well-performed and the direction was spot-on. The cast was a joy to watch. I highly recommend you see it. It is one of the best shows I have seen this season.” Full Review
“This farce is one big laugh riot from beginning to end. What seemingly starts out to be tensions revolving around the wedding of a single couple evolves into a romantic triangle involving three couples! And you are constantly surprised because you have no idea where the story is heading. In the end, the contradictions and dilemmas climax in a happy, romantic resolution for all three couples and their loved ones. This musical is one you must see!” Full Review
See it if you would enjoy a clever musical score, members of the LGBT community represented without stereotypes, and hilarious characters and plot!
Don't see it if you aren't looking for a comedy, or if you do not enjoy plots surrounding a wedding.
See it if You are looking for a funny musical about an interfaith marriage where it's impossible to plan for everything (that goes wrong).
Don't see it if You don't like to laugh (or if you don't like loud music).
See it if you love a truly funny musical comedy performed by an excellent cast in a more intimate setting. Laugh-out-loud funny.
Don't see it if you don't like musical comedy or are homophobic.
See it if you like a light musical with a wedding theme that keeps you entertained from the prep to the ceremony with unexpected twists along the way.
Don't see it if you expect big fancy production/venue - and don't want to go out of your way to Brooklyn- but the show & the talented cast make it worth it.
See it if You like a cozy setting to enjoy a delightful play with good music. Even more enjoyable if you have any Jewish your background 😉
Don't see it if You only like serious, large-scale productions.
See it if you enjoy musical farces performed by community theater cast with a few performers who really stand out; some memorable lyrics and lines
Don't see it if you can't accept that in community theater there will be a couple of people who are over matched, usually in song; this is no exception
See it if you want to have some fun in the theater. This production might need some polish but the cast overcomes and a good time was had by all.
Don't see it if you want super professional Broadway quality or you don't like funny musicals.
See it if you enjoy musicals. You can appreciate a bit of Jewish mother humor. You want to see something in a small intimate venue.
Don't see it if you need a big production with fancy lighting an intricate set. You can't just enjoy a nice funny entertaining musical without the fluff.
See it if you want a good all-around cast performance in a fun musical with a message. Staging, lighting and use of space well done.
Don't see it if the instrumental music drowning out soft voices cannot be tolerated - it happens a few times throughout the show as mics are rarely used.
See it if you like clever writing and excellent acting along with a rich topic.
Don't see it if you expect EXCELLENT singing. Compared with the Broadway production the singing was lacking. Acting and production is great.
See it if A fun musical without a great score. Sweet old-fashioned [with an edge] musical comedy. A nice production of an offbeat Broadway musical
Don't see it if You want more edge or heft. Weddings are not a favorite theme of yours.
See it if new traditional musical with family emphasis & gay twist that plays well in non-professional setting with talented cast makes U want to RSVP
Don't see it if gay issues, communityTheatre venue, mixed marriage, overbearing mothers, ineffectual fathers, wedding itself, make U want 2 decline invite
See it if you are seeking a musical with much humor and some twists and surprises. Very well presented. Quite entertaining.
Don't see it if small scale (anything less than Bette Midler) is not your thing.
See it if you love lighthearted, fun, musicals that, even if not perfect, still are entertaining and make you smile.
Don't see it if if don't care for musicals unless they are top Broadway productions.
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