Surfer Girl
79

Surfer Girl NYC Reviews and Tickets

79%
(12 Reviews)
Positive
83%
Mixed
17%
Negative
0%
Members say
Absorbing, Great acting, Quirky, Resonant, Edgy

About the Show

This NYC premiere solo drama chronicles a young woman's journey through life as she combats the passively inert state of mind that gives rise to her loss of self and to couch surfing.

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Member Reviews (12)

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115 Reviews | 35 Followers
90
Great acting, Absorbing, Clever

See it if Sadly it's closed but this show was wonderful. Beautiful intimate space and excellent story. I was fortunate to see Jessica Pimental!

Don't see it if If it comes back and you are not a fan of one person shows, this is probably not for you.

201 Reviews | 54 Followers
89
Absorbing, Great acting, Intelligent, Resonant, Thought-provoking

See it if you're up for an absorbing solo show about a young woman couch-surfing her way through life. Insightful & intimate. Courtney Shaw's amazing.

Don't see it if you don't like solo shows and don't like dramas (this goes to some dark places, despite having a fair amount of rueful humor).

678 Reviews | 160 Followers
88
Incisive, Beautifully played, Resonant, Intense, Raw

See it if you are unafraid to enter into a raw, gripping encounter in an intimate space with a total stranger who has a story to tell you.

Don't see it if you want to see a play with dialog, or want your theater to provide you with answers by the end. Read more

754 Reviews | 126 Followers
85
Ambitious, Absorbing, Clever, Great acting, Quirky

See it if A woman’s fascinating world view will hold your attention. Thiswell written monologue is being preformed by different actress/director pairs

Don't see it if you’re devoted to the Protestant work ethic, you will resent the monlogist’s lifestyle. Naturally disliking one woman shows is a problem too

56 Reviews | 32 Followers
81
Intelligent, Great writing, Great acting, Ambitious

See it if you would like to watch a young actor tell you and a dozen-or-so other people her hour-long story -- in a small set-less, fully-lit space.

Don't see it if you're expecting to see something about a female surfer based on the Southern California coast. It's nothing like that. Read more

70 Reviews | 12 Followers
80
Absorbing, Great writing, Edgy, Quirky, Intense

See it if you are interested in seeing a solo performance about one woman's attempts to find acceptance and a sense of belonging. Poetically written.

Don't see it if you are not a fan of intimate theater experiences. Also, there are no bathroom facilities at this venue.

332 Reviews | 41 Followers
78
Absorbing, Great acting, Thought-provoking, Relevant

See it if You want to surf with the performer. You want to hear a well told story of a young woman's journey as she surfs through life.

Don't see it if You don't like solo performers. You need elaborate staging and you don't like small theater. You are not interested in her journey. Read more

213 Reviews | 35 Followers
72
Well-acted, Entertaining, Intimate, Same script, but different actor & director each week, Good story & concept

See it if ... you like solo shows in small spaces. (It's a store-front art gallery.) Well-written Karen Eilbacher (4/24-25 only) was excellent. 1 hr.

Don't see it if ... you're not interested in hearing personal stories about a couch-surfer