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Whore

From 21 member  reviews
Members say: Ambitious, Edgy, Great acting, Disappointing, Confusing

About the show

This solo show combines original music, movement, and multimedia to express the struggles, heartbreaks, and triumphs of what it means to fall apart into many pieces and then put yourself back together again. More…

"Whore" is about survival, healing, and transformation. It chronicles the life of one woman on the journey to womanhood, revealing how her life was affected by misogyny and prejudice that bled into her childhood, upbringing, and young adult life.


Member Reviews (21)

MEMBERS SAY:

Ambitious, Edgy, Great acting, Disappointing, Confusing
71
Avg Score

60
Well intended, Disappointing, Confusing, Self-indulgent, Ambitious

See it if you are interested in the personal life of this particular actress.

Don't see it if you expect to really understand what you are seeing. I found the story repetitive without enough supporting details clarify her story.

50
Edgy, Disappointing, Confusing

See it if You like one woman shows that are very strange. She did, however, have a nice voice. Unfortunately the singing was very brief

Don't see it if You want to be entertained

45
Fluffy, Slow, Insipid, Excruciating, Disappointing

See it if There is a story to be told but the writing needs a major help so characters can be well developed.

Don't see it if You can stand a story that is not well written.

100
Resonant, Great staging, Clever, Absorbing

See it if You love one person autobiographical plays.

Don't see it if There are sudden bursts of excitement from character. Some child abuse segments.

71
Slow, Quirky, Fluffy, Indulgent, Great acting

See it if You dont need much of a stage, you enjoy one woman show, and you dont get bored easily. Performer sings and acts wondefully.

Don't see it if Watching a play for 80 min with a what felt like a long monologue with slight musicals added. I wanted to take a nap, but would stay up.

45
Confusing, Dizzying, Quirky, Slow, Disappointing

See it if Weirdness

Don't see it if Looking for energy

79
Abstract, Intelligent, Great singing, Ambitious

See it if you enjoy an inside peek of someone's diary.

Don't see it if you dislike one-person shows, are squeamish about sex, or prefer realism.

Also Suzanne is a talented performer. She has a hauntingly beautiful voice,... Read more Read less

65
Quirky, Indulgent, Intense, Confusing, Ambitious

See it if - You enjoy quirky performance art - You are kinda into astrology - There's a tapping exercise that's cool

Don't see it if - You hate dance & musical exploration - You are looking for a strong plot

Also Should it be titled "WHORE"? Probably not. If you think this show is g... Read more Read less

50
Edgy, Raunchy, Confusing, Disappointing, Fluffy

See it if You're interested in a personal story of a woman dealing a dysfunctional family using multi-media to tell the story.

Don't see it if You have epilepsy. Warning: flashing lights in the show. You want a polished well-told story.

86
Epic, Edgy, Clever

See it if You want a current female POV.

Don't see it if You want a light and cheery evening - it’s heavy.

60
Disappointing, Edgy, Great singing

See it if you want to see all varieties of solo shows

Don't see it if you want the strongest acting and writing

93
Entertaining, Great acting, Edgy, Ambitious, Absorbing

See it if you love stories about strong women, brave performances, soul bearing writing

Don't see it if you are uncomfortable with women sharing their truth on stage

88
Ambitious, Dizzying, Edgy, Great acting, Delightful

See it if you love memorable solo shows that are unapologetic and raw

Don't see it if you like traditional, staid, conventional storytelling

93
Funny, Ambitious, Quirky, Resonant, Intelligent

See it if you want to experience raw, honest exploration of identity and self-acceptance

Don't see it if you feel parents should never be discussed in a negative light

100
Exquisite, Entertaining, Ambitious, Great acting, Enchanting

See it if There is an amazing synchronistic reveal that blew my mind, considering it's her true life story. She's tragically exquisite & pure art.

Don't see it if Strobe lights give you seizures

100
Thought-provoking, Great acting, Delightful, Clever, Ambitious

See it if you're moved by brave women sharing personal stories with nuance, courage, and lots of talent!

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

100
Thought-provoking, Resonant, Great singing, Great acting, Enchanting

See it if You enjoy theatre that'scompelling & thought-provoking. The story is interesting, heartfelt, and touching. It doesn't shy away from emotion.

Don't see it if You want a boring, run-of-the-mill show.

100
Great writing, Intelligent, Enchanting, Absorbing

See it if You have ever had any questions or pain in your life. Brilliant writing, vulnerability at its most beautiful.

Don't see it if Do see it

90
Intelligent, Relevant, Edgy, Entertaining, Ambitious

See it if you want to see an honest and personal coming-of-age story of girlhood to womanhood with music, dance, and light and dark elements

Don't see it if you are afraid of raw emotions or you don’t appreciate original music and dance

Also The show is a woman’s journey, growing and understanding her body and ... Read more Read less

95
Relevant, Intense, Thought-provoking, Great acting, Great singing

See it if You want a raw emotional performance that gets you thinking. A truely brave and clever put together show

Don't see it if You aren’t ready to see how life can be not so perfect.

83
Resonant, Edgy, Ambitious, Relevant, Intelligent

See it if You like raw, truthful, solo shows by women who deal with difficult topics related to misogyny and femininity.

Don't see it if You don't like solo shows by women, non-linear storytelling, or have trouble with strobe lighting.


April 2nd, 2019
“The story feels very sketchily drawn...Lindsey Hope Pearlman’s direction efficiently moves this story along and, critically, gives the material some gravitas. Ms. Tufan is a tremendously winning stage presence. There simply is no storytelling beneath the headlines written and performance indulge...
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