Isle of Shoals Productions, Inc. revives this musical fable about an extraordinary everyman, his lethal nemesis, and the ordinary people trying to cope with the aftermath of September 11. More…
It's Christmas Eve, 2002 at the doomed Tower Diner near Ground Zero. The loyal staff and eccentric regulars gather to raise one final toast before the wrecking ball strikes. A mysterious stranger enters. He seems to be a firefighter with no memory of who he is, but a preternatural ability to unearth the secrets of those he encounters. With a fierce sense of purpose, he battles the real-estate profiteer cashing in on the tragedy, which leads him to uncover the sad reality of his own identity.
See it if you're into well produced Off Off Broadway theater and can appreciate a sincere effort from the heart, even though it's far from Broadway.
Don't see it if you can't keep it together when presented with a hokey resolution, if you can't appreciate each song and performance for it's own sake.
See it if You appreciate wonderful music, a heartwarmingly simple story with a spiritual twist & some wonderful acting in a minimal setting.
Don't see it if 9/11 is a trigger; you're looking for "Broadway" quality; you don't like crying in the theatre.