My Father's Voice
Closed 1h 20m
My Father's Voice
77

My Father's Voice NYC Reviews and Tickets

77%
(14 Ratings)
Positive
86%
Mixed
14%
Negative
0%
Members say
Thought-provoking, Absorbing, Intelligent, Great writing, Ambitious

About the Show

The Playroom Theater presents Eric Krebs' solo show inspired by letters his father wrote in the '40s while imprisoned on Ellis Island and later, when he served in the U.S. Army.

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Show-Score Member Reviews (14)

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120 Reviews | 40 Followers
95
Absorbing, Great writing, Riveting

See it if you are interested in unusual story about a fascinating person.

Don't see it if you do not like factual stories of the past.

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506 Reviews | 1010 Followers
95
Great acting, Ambitious, Intelligent, Intense, Riveting

See it if want to get a glimpse of a Father engulfed in world conflict in the 20th Century . Eric Krebs not known as an actor tells an excellent tale

Don't see it if It is a one man show.It is 90 minutes or so, It is only performed on Mondays. Read more

155 Reviews | 46 Followers
83
Absorbing, Ambitious, Great writing, Intelligent, Thought-provoking

See it if you love history and want to hear a well written (from the days when people wrote letters) of life on Ellis Island and in the Philippines.

Don't see it if you are looking for musical comedy entertainment. These well written letters are a treasure. Oh for the days before email.

217 Reviews | 58 Followers
74
Thought-provoking, Personal history treasure, Absorbing

See it if you want to hear some very well written letters from a man with an extraordinary background. Eric shares treasure trove of his dad's letters

Don't see it if can't sit still for two hours of reading without any multi-media, staging, etc. Read more

77 Reviews | 24 Followers
74
Thought-provoking, Resonant, Absorbing, Slow

See it if you would enjoy watching someone read excerpt's from his father's insightful WW II letters .

Don't see it if you want to see a carefully orchestrated production

431 Reviews | 129 Followers
74
Interesting and (mostly) absorbing., Slow and long; needs considerable tightening., Eric is likable and comfortable in front of an audience., There's a lot of good and touching material here., Thought-provoking.

See it if You want to hear a non-actor read his father's beautiful letters to his mom about his astonishing life experiences and two world wars.

Don't see it if Want polished performance/production, don't want play to be read from a script, don't like war stories, 100 mins, solo show. Still good, tho Read more

754 Reviews | 128 Followers
73
Great writing, Ambitious, Charming, Intelligent, Thought-provoking

See it if you like beautiful writing. Although most of the show is read from letters, the performer is most charming when he speaks to the audience.

Don't see it if being read to puts you to sleep. The letters are beautiful and well read but listening is a sort of "story time" before bed experience.

1378 Reviews | 370 Followers
70
Profound, Refreshing, Resonant, Thought-provoking

See it if This was an interesting play, an amateur reading letters re ww2.If you like this kind of play that remembers a family member.

Don't see it if could be slow at times, not to see if you do not like a play where a person talks about letters from family member.