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

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(25 Reviews)
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Members say
Entertaining, Absorbing, Funny, Refreshing, Resonant

About the Show

Keith Alessi, a former executive and banjo enthusiast, tells us about a boy's life, a man's meteoric rise to business fame, and the event that slammed on the brakes. Part of Soho Playhouse's Fringe Encore Series.

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Member Reviews (25)

75
Funny, Touching, Quirky, Low-key, Banjo-filled

See it if you like banjos, and don't demand virtuoso playing. Keith's banter is funny (lots of punchline jokes) and moving/inspiring. Crowd-pleaser.

Don't see it if you're not into banjos or want gr skill. He hung out before/after show to talk. Not as polished as many Fringe works, but has homespun charm

89
Entertaining, Delightful, Intelligent, Funny, Absorbing

See it if you'd enjoy a personal life story, both the ups and downs, with a health scare, collection craziness and a passion fulfilled. Fringetastic!

Don't see it if you do not like one person shows where personal stories are told in a folksy manor including dealing with cancer. You don't like banjo music

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