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meg jo beth amy & louisa

From 6 member reviews
Members say: Funny, Entertaining, Clever, Ambitious, Absorbing

About the show

Part adaptation, part biography, TIER5's new work sees the lines between fact and fiction begin to blur for Louisa May Alcott, as her novel, "Little Women," is played out upon the stage. More…

Assigned with the super boring task of writing a novel for young girls, Louisa May Alcott finds herself in a state of writer’s block. That is until she turns to figures and stories from her own life. Louisa’s self-examination of her own sexuality, as well as unfinished family drama, weaves itself through the story in quirky, queer, and sentimental ways. Life may be the best inspiration, but what if you are afraid to learn who you are?

"meg jo beth amy & louisa" is intended for audiences 13+ due to adult language and themes. 



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76
Entertaining, Funny, Clever

See it if You like unique storytelling and a new angle to an old classic.

Don't see it if You find it hard to follow along a linear plot where single actors play multiple characters.

68
Ambitious

See it if A for effort, some excellent performances, but does this play really need to exist? It's basically just highlights from LW w/some gags.

Don't see it if You want any insight into Alcott. There was hardly anything learned about Louisa except that she was probably gay and hated writing pablum.

Also The tagline: Definitely NOT your Marmee's Little Women is misleading. ... Read more Read less

59
Disappointing, Entertaining, Has potential

See it if You are comfortable with works that are in process, uneven & very low production value

Don't see it if You want something polished or are expecting something revealing or fresh about Alcott's life

Also Hard working cast - lots of activity & physical humor

89
Quirky, Intelligent, Funny, Entertaining, Clever

See it if You love Little Women, you like ensemble-based theatre, you want to learn more about the background of Louisa May Alcott.

Don't see it if You don't like indie theatre. What this show lacks in spectacle it makes up with an abundance of heart.

100
Great writing, Great staging, Funny

See it if An incredible, modern, accessible adaptation of a classic.

Don't see it if You don't like good theatre

88
Ambitious, Funny, Absorbing

See it if You like devised work, enjoy contemporary interpretations. Solid acting and direction in a tough space.

Don't see it if You have done a deep dive into Alcott's life and work, the show bridges two worlds and because of that skims the surface of both.

Also The play does a good job of weaving Louisa's real sisters and feelings... Read more Read less


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