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THE WEDDING WARRIOR (FringeNYC)

Members say: Delightful, Must see, Hilarious, Funny, Clever
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Critics
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2 reviews
Members
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15 reviews
 

Part of FringeNYC: The Miami Herald says The Wedding Warrior is "Funny, Touching, Sweet. Beautifully written and acted. A perfect Fringe show!" Don't miss this one woman romantic comedy about a frazzled Florida Keys wedding planner. You’ll say "I do" too! ... Read more

Categories: Solo Show, Comedy, National. From Fly Away Balloon Theatre. Written by Casey Dressler. Directed by Kim St. Leon.


FROM THE ARTIST:
The Wedding Warrior is a One Woman comedy loosely based on Playwright/Performer, Casey Dressler's time working as a wedding coordinator in her hometown of, Islamorada in The Florida Keys.

Better off wed? That is just one of the questions Casey poses as she passes the torch to an incoming wedding coordinator in this charming, comedic peek into the chaos that ensues before the vows are taken.

The Wedding Warrior was written in 2014 and has already been produced nationally and internationally to critical acclaim. Performances include The Edinburgh Festival Fringe in Scotland, Theatre Row in NYC, 59e59 Theaters in NYC, The Alliance Theatre in Miami, BLUEDOG Acting Co. in Fort Lauderdale, The Vanguard in Fort Lauderdale and The Fort Lauderdale Fringe Festival. Upcoming performances include runs at The 20th Anniversary New York International Fringe Festival and the Chicago Fringe Festival!

 

Reviews (17)

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91
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95
Theater In The Now

"'The Wedding Warrior' is one of those uplifting and beautiful plays that brings a smile to your face...Effortlessly bouncing from character to character, Dressler gifts the audience a performance to remember...The momentum was consistently moving as each beat was hit. The array of emotions St. Leon helped Dressler find allowed the play to resonate with anyone watching...'The Wedding Warrior' is a triumphant production that is not to be missed." Full Review

85
Theatre is Easy

“While the plot of ‘The Wedding Warrior’ might seem to be the stuff of rom-com fluff, it has an authenticity owing to Dressler’s real-life experience. Her sadness seems relatable rather than forced or self-indulgent. She also shows a great knack for comedy as she shifts into kooky characters and parodies women setting up for a fight when it’s time to throw the wedding bouquet. All in all, ‘The Wedding Warrior’ is a sweetly endearing comedy.” Full Review

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96
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95
Funny, Absorbing, Clever, Delightful, Entertaining

See it if If you're interested in a crisply written, architecturally clever piece performed by an astoundingly gifted artist.

Don't see it if If you need to understand every single word. The dialogue sometimes comes fast and furiously, and you're on your own.

90
Funny, Original, Delightful, Enchanting, Romantic

See it if Love funny and talented delivery of excellent material

Don't see it if If you are ntentettained by a great physical commediane

100
Delightful, Enchanting, Great acting, Entertaining, Great staging

See it if You want to laugh and enjoy wonderful theatre Great writing acting directing. A beautiful delicious "bon-bon" to put a smile on our hearts!!

Don't see it if Everyone will like this show unless they are too jaded!!

90
Clever, Delightful, Refreshing, Riveting, Hilarious

See it if Our favorite Fringe show so far this year! So entertaining! Though it's a solo show, the actress embodies a wide cast of amusing characters.

Don't see it if We loved everything about this show and so did our 26-year-old daughter! No negatives at all. Avoid it only if you are allergic to humor.

97
Funny, Delightful, Great acting, Romantic

See it if you want to watch a performer nail a wide variety of characters and accents with a warm, romantic and uplifting storyline. A very fun night!

Don't see it if you only want to see shows with intense social issues or prefer darker work.

100
Original, Clever, Intelligent, Refreshing, Hilarious

See it if You've paid for or been part of a wedding, enjoy the hilarity of organized marriage ceremonies

Don't see it if You're asocial, have never been to a wedding, know no one who has gotten married

100
Great acting, Must see, Refreshing, Great writing, Entertaining

See it if You believe in love or want to believe again. A Tour de Force!

Don't see it if if you don't believe in love or want to be brilliantly entertained.

100
Delightful, Enchanting, Intelligent, Must see, Hilarious

See it if you want to laugh your rear off! A beautifully written show full of diverse and hysterical characters. The actress is a master comedian!

Don't see it if you're not into character-driven comedy.

100
Intelligent, Masterful, Must see, Riveting, Hilarious

See it if The Wedding Warrior is a true master piece that will make you laugh until your belly hurts, cry, and feel empowered all in one show.

Don't see it if Don't see it if you don't like one woman shows.

100
Original, Clever, Must see, Great writing, Hilarious

See it if you want to be amazed by an actress who can flawlessly transform herself into many different characters. Casey Dressler doesn't miss a beat!

Don't see it if laughing out loud embarrasses you.

75
Funny, Original, Quirky, Entertaining

See it if If you're looking for a quirky comedy

Don't see it if You dislike one person shows

100
Great acting, Masterful, Must see, Great writing, Hilarious

See it if This show is the best one person show I have ever seen. You forget there is one person on stage because the show is full of rich characters.

Don't see it if You are not in the mood to get emotional.This show will pull at your heart strings in the best possible way.

95
Funny, Original, Enchanting, Must see, Refreshing

See it if You like a heartwarming and funny look at all the emotions swirling around wedding day

Don't see it if You don't want to alternatively laugh and cry.

100
Funny, Clever, Delightful, Great acting

See it if You like funny You appreciate great acting (and accents) You're OK with getting a little misty at the end of a comedy.

Don't see it if If you don't enjoy laughing. This woman was a delight.

100
Must see, Quirky, Refreshing, Great writing, Hilarious

See it if Want to meet a delightfully entertaining cast of characters, which are all played by Casey! Wedding Warrior is filled with heart and laughs!

Don't see it if You are into large stage production style shows.