See it if Entertaining and thought-provoking. Well acted and written.
Don't see it if wish I knew beforehand that the actor was playing his own mother. Made it all even more relevant but only found that out later.
See it if You enjoy one person shows or shows with LGBT themes.
Don't see it if You dislike intimate shows.
"What marks this play as extraordinary...is its ease with emotional contradiction and discomfort, its willingness to let filial affection persist despite a cleareyed acknowledgment of parental damage done."
"This one- person show is over-the-top, entertaining, and enlightening telling of a free-spirit who lived her life exactly as she wanted to and of how she inspired her children to also live their lives to the fullest."
'The hour-long monologue is more complex than just a comic portrait, although it’s certainly funny. It’s threaded through with subtly poignant stories illustrating issues of race, class, nationality and gender. It’s also something of an autobiography, the story of a queer boy’s coming of age, seen through the eyes of his mother, who is not always sympathetic."
"There is a fine line in solo theater between entertainment and self-indulgence, and Gambini allows Soria to samba right up to that line without crossing over."