Closed 1h 10m
The Secret Life of Your Third Grade Teacher (FringeNYC)
Soho/Tribeca
91

The Secret Life of Your Third Grade Teacher (FringeNYC) NYC Reviews and Tickets

91%
(44 Reviews)
Positive
100%
Mixed
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Members say
Funny, Delightful, Entertaining, Clever, Absorbing

About the Show

A FringeNYC Encore: When you teach third grade, you can't tell your students everything. Micaela Blei comes clean about classroom disasters, falling in love, and forging letters from an imaginary Queen.

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Member Reviews (44)

87
Delightful, Enchanting, Edgy, Epic

See it if this was a very moving show . Great acting that is heart felt and moving.

Don't see it if if you don't want to be moved or challenged as a theater goer.

93
Entertaining, Funny, Refreshing

See it if A really funny and personal moth type one woman show. Very relatable. Highly recommend.

Don't see it if Can't think of any reason not to.

Critic Reviews (2)

August 22nd, 2016

"Micaela Blei tells a story that is not only hilarious and engaging, but also deeply moving…Excellently directed by Catherine McCarthy, ‘Secret Life’ is structured with a schedule on the whiteboard…While I've described how 'Secret Life' is well-written, satisfying storytelling, I can’t really articulate how funny it is...I lost count of how many times I laughed out loud...The hour running time flies by, and by the end, I wanted to know even more about Blei and her adventures."
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August 25th, 2016

"What is most engaging about the performance, though, is Blei herself. You can’t help liking her...She’s a merry prankster and a grand conspirator of fun. She insists on dance breaks during class. At one point, her boyfriend told her, 'I wish you had been my 3rd grade teacher.' Me, too...I am not sure what sort of future this piece has. It could certainly run at festivals for years to come...Blei is a lovely person, a grand storyteller, and plain fun."
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