Tomatoes Tried to Kill Me but Banjos Saved My Life
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Tomatoes Tried to Kill Me but Banjos Saved My Life

Tomatoes Tried to Kill Me but Banjos Saved My Life NYC Reviews and Tickets

(70 Reviews)
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Entertaining, Absorbing, Refreshing, Resonant, Delightful

A humorous story about a boy's life, a man's rise to fame, and the event that threatened it all.

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897 Reviews | 374 Followers
Thought-provoking, Clever, Entertaining, Absorbing, Resonant

See it if You’d like to see a 1 person show that is a gentle ride to give you a glimpse into what it might be like to learn you’ve got a rare cancer.

Don't see it if You don’t like one person shows. This is interesting and I think teaches some great life lessons…if you want to learn them.

878 Reviews | 218 Followers
Relevant, Refreshing, Profound, Entertaining, Absorbing

See it if A one man show. He is heart-felt and sincere.

Don't see it if If you don't like solo shows.

395 Reviews | 68 Followers
Uplifting, Better than a ted talk, Relevant, Thought-provoking, Entertaining

See it if you like a good story, well told with humor and banjos

Don't see it if you don't like one man shows

360 Reviews | 101 Followers
Aging, Overrated, Entertaining, Indulgent

See it if you enjoy Solo shows. This is better than most and has very little of the self-pitying that usually accompanies them

Don't see it if you want something where the actor and material seem fresh. After 4 years, it is probably time to bring in a new director/dramaturg.Newlook

353 Reviews | 51 Followers
Disappointing, Superficial, Boring, Cliched, Pleasant personality of actor

See it if you like banjo music, 1 person shows, biographies & a pleasant personality of the presenter (actor).

Don't see it if you dislike 1 person shows, banjo music and a life story of a man who presents insights & life lessons that are banal and superficial.

322 Reviews | 84 Followers
Slow, Cliched, Banal, Vanity project, Indulgent

See it if You enjoy jokes that sound like they came out of a joke-book someone got you as a gift when you were a kid.

Don't see it if You have little patience for vanity projects put on by millionaires. Read more

285 Reviews | 38 Followers
Intelligent, Entertaining, Moving, Resonant, Absorbing

See it if you enjoy autobiographical one-person shows. Also, if you like banjo music; he's a decent musician. A moving story, bare-bones, entertaining

Don't see it if you need a more "theatrical" experience. This is low-key, bare-bones. Jokes are often hokey & some writing isn't great, but worth seeing.

270 Reviews | 53 Followers

See it if To support the Frigid Festival. At least it was short (only about one hour)

Don't see it if You want something more than a cliched, chase your dreams type story. Banjo playing weak, acting worse, theme predictable. No surprises here

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