Shirley Chisholm, Robert E. Lee, & Me (Dream Up 2019)
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Shirley Chisholm, Robert E. Lee, & Me (Dream Up 2019)
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Shirley Chisholm, Robert E. Lee, & Me (Dream Up 2019) NYC Reviews and Tickets

74%
(10 Reviews)
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Thought-provoking, Absorbing, Relevant, Clever, Intelligent

About the Show

This world premiere solo piece for Theater for the New City's Dream Up Festival explores the lives and legacies of black congresswoman Shirley Chisholm and confederate general Robert E. Lee.

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862 Reviews | 244 Followers
76
Entertaining, Clever, Absorbing, Intelligent, Thought-provoking

See it if you would enjoy juxtaposing the words and thoughts of two very different historical figures with keen insight and performance by one person.

Don't see it if you are looking for a complete biography of with person or characters playing them and interacting-this is written and acted by one person.

639 Reviews | 127 Followers
72
Thought-provoking, Absorbing, Clever

See it if Solo artist perform with readings about Shirley Chisholm, Robert E. Lee and his growing up in the South.

Don't see it if Dislike solo performance. Want musicals.

438 Reviews | 228 Followers
78
Thought-provoking, Great acting, Absorbing

See it if An author’s meaningful and truthful growing up experiences with the influence of two powerful historical Americans. It was very thoughtful.

Don't see it if If you don’t like solo performances with no action, this isn’t your kind of play.

306 Reviews | 46 Followers
72
Absorbing, Relevant, Thought-provoking

See it if you like a play that makes you think, this time about Chisholm & Lee who sought to inspire people to think beyond prejudice or politics

Don't see it if you don't like one man shows off-off Broadway

292 Reviews | 47 Followers
84
Thought-provoking, Profound, Great writing, Exquisite, Absorbing

See it if You are interested in learning some little known facts about historical figures and more about facts you may already be aware of told

Don't see it if You're not interested in somewhat controversial historical figures Read more

217 Reviews | 12 Followers
72
Informative, Great acting, Intelligent, Thought-provoking, Relevant

See it if You enjoy thought provoking and relevant plays, appreciate solo artists who perform their own work and enjoy biographical plays.

Don't see it if Prefer light, fluffy theater or musicals, don’t like small stage productions or solo performances.

130 Reviews | 35 Followers
75
Thought-provoking, Relevant, Intelligent, Clever, Absorbing

See it if You like a solo autobiographical play, the performer playing various characters and using quotes from historical figures giving perspectives

Don't see it if You don’t like solo performances, historical or autobiographical pieces. No interest in Shirley Chisholm or Robert E Lee perspectives.

70 Reviews | 11 Followers
50
Slow, Excruciating, Disappointing

See it if You like to hear historical quotes read about two famous people You enjoy readings

Don't see it if You want to see a play with actors playing the parts of Shirley Chisholm and Robert E Lee Someone reading the parts and trying to imitate