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It Shoulda Been You (Gallery Players)

From 37 member  reviews
Members say: Funny, Entertaining, Delightful, Clever, Great acting

About the show

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.


Member Reviews (37)

MEMBERS SAY:

Funny, Entertaining, Delightful, Clever, Great acting
80
Avg Score

80
Entertaining, Funny, Great acting, Cute

See it if you're looking for a lighthearted and funny musical

Don't see it if you don't enjoy lower budget productions

60
Cliched, Banal, Dated, Entertaining, Funny

See it if You enjoy old-fashioned, Borscht Belt style humor.

Don't see it if You have trouble hearing. The band was mixed WAY too high and the younger male leads all had problems with diction, pitch, and volume.

Also I've seen some world class productions at Gallery Players over the yea... Read more Read less

86
Clever, Delightful, Entertaining, Funny, Refreshing

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.

87
Clever, Entertaining, Great acting, Great staging, Hilarious

See it if Like musicals, want to laugh out loud, enjoy small theater experiences

Don't see it if You are uncomfortable with adult themes, want to see something serious

Also The below 90 rating is because the balance between instrumentals and v... Read more Read less

75
Clever, Delightful, Entertaining, Funny

See it if If you are looking for something to do on a cold dreary day It was entertaining but the performencies were below par

Don't see it if If you do not like musicals

80
Cliched, Entertaining

See it if You just want some entertainment

Don't see it if You don't want something pretty vanilla

82
Clever, Entertaining, Funny

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.

Also To say more about the show gives too much away but it really is a grea... Read more Read less

80
Absorbing, Clever, Delightful, Entertaining, Funny

See it if You enjoy a scenario of a screwed up situation getting resolved throughout the play.

Don't see it if You don’t like dated comedy.

76
Entertaining, Funny, Ambitious

See it if You want a laugh

Don't see it if you want to see a good book musical

70
Entertaining, Slow, Quirky

See it if you enjoy silly shows with Jewish humor and relatable characters.

Don't see it if you're homophobic or anti-interfaith relationships.

Also Act 2 was like a different show. It was funnier, there was better soun... Read more Read less

100
Enchanting, Great writing, Funny

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.

88
Clever, Funny, Great writing, Quirky

See it if You like musicals with light choreography. Intimate stage, no bad seats in the house. New twist on a coming out story.

Don't see it if You are homophobic or aren’t interested in a plot twist regarding sexuality. Don’t see if you aren’t into small sets or musicals.


December 6th, 2017
“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...
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December 7th, 2017
“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 ...
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