See it if you like to laugh and you don't mind a bit of overacting.
Don't see it if you can't keep up with a fast moving plot
See it if You can roll with a funny tall well acted fantasy tale that goes on a tiny bit longer than necessary.
Don't see it if If you need to be grounded in "reality" in the theater.
See it if You want to see a VERY fringe show. It is very silly but not funny
Don't see it if You want to laugh more than a handful of times or if you want a show with a sense of humor that isn't heavy handed puns
See it if you love avant-garde theatre. The audience loved it and the performers were enjoying themselves.
Don't see it if you want simple storytelling.
See it if you like fun, light-hearted romps.
Don't see it if you like deep dramas.
See it if You like to see great acting and be amazed of all the colours
Don't see it if you dont like a little serious theme
See it if You are looking for the quintessential Fringe experience! Big laughs, inventive staging (puppets!!), & fun craziness that is also heartfelt!
Don't see it if Drawing Room comedies are your thing (although, you may still love this! Just go in knowing it is unconventional comedy)
See it if You wish to support independent theater and a hard working cast
Don't see it if It makes you uncomfortable to watch hard working actors in questionable material.
"'The Curse of the Babywoman' is pure fun...But as 'Babywoman' succeeds through its own humor, some jokes fall flat after we hear them too many times...Nevertheless, these details about Francisco in Shrubtown consistently land with a rousing round of laughter, and it’s apparent that BIG Theater Company is all about the details...'The Curse of the Babywoman' is a delight: sweet and well-constructed, with distinctive humor as its best feature."
“If ‘The Curse’ is attempting to provide a trope for the repercussions of fearing the unknown, it does not succeed – the play is simply not that multi-layered nor that complex…‘The Curse’ is not well written, it is not well directed, and it leaves the unfortunate cast adrift in one hour and forty-five minutes of nonsense. There is no reason to see this woebegone play.”
"Be warned, this style of humor is certainly not for everyone...Wrapped up in an abundance of recurring jokes, many of which don't land the first time, 'The Curse of the Babywoman' is unlike anything you've seen before...But is it possible that Wirsch's brand of comedy was too smart for this cast? For some reason, there was a massive disconnect between page to stage...Director Olivia Hartle kept the energy high from start to finish...Mike Wirsch is a smart writer and that should be noted."