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Something About Simon - The Paul Simon Story

From 34 member  reviews
Members say: Great singing, Entertaining, Delightful, Absorbing, Nostalgic

About the show

In this brand-new solo show, British singer-songwriter Gary Edward Jones plays Paul Simon's songs and recounts his idol's unique story. More…

From the show:

Paul Simon is a name that has cemented itself into the “hearts and bones” of audiences all over the world, his name has become synonymous, not only with music, but with cultural history.

In this brand-new show, British singer-songwriter Gary Edward Jones not only recites the music of one of his idols, but also tells the unique story of Paul Simon. After years of comparisons, Gary set out on a journey of discovery and for over two years, he lived and breathed all things Simon, creating a show which has received five-star reviews and standing ovations across the UK and comes to NYC!


Member Reviews (34)

MEMBERS SAY:

Great singing, Entertaining, Delightful, Absorbing, Nostalgic

50
Indulgent, Fluffy, Overrated, Slow, Disappointing

See it if You’re a huge Paul Simon fan and would be happy hearing snippets of his music sung by someone else.

Don't see it if You expect any kind of engaging story or wit or details of Paul Simon’s life that a shallow dive on Wikipedia would give you.

Also His singing was ok. The visuals were a joke and his banter between son... Read more Read less

50
Mildly entertaining, Unexceptional, Disappointing, Great singing

See it if u want to hear a Paul Simon devotee adeptly cover a handful of Simon & Garfunkel & solo Simon songs in a graceful yet unexceptional concert.

Don't see it if you expect any true insight or analysis of the revered singer's relationship with Art or the art of songwriting.

Also There must be 50 ways to celebrate Simon. This cursory, modest one-man... Read more Read less

65
Disappointing, Great singing

See it if You like tribute shows and Paul Simon

Don't see it if You expect much story, or if you're expecting something fringy. This doesn't rise to the level of a theatrical production.

Also Nice guy but this was a cross between a tribute show and lounge act.


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