“Under a lesser artist, the content...may come across as something best left for a therapist's office, but the quality and depth of Fernandez’ performance transcends this trap entirely. Her endearing openness and vulnerability makes it impossible to feel unmoved...Fernandez navigates the spectrum of the human condition skillfully...Although there are some structural and technical elements that could be tightened, ‘You Hold a Pole Every Day’ is a strong debut for a new playwright.” Full Review
See it if you like plays that deal with important issues both in a comic and serious manner. It is very entertaining and moving
Don't see it if if you don't like one-person shows or if you don't care about women's issues.
Also The actress also wrote the play. Wow! She is skilled many ways.
See it if A complex story in an alternately funny, sad journey of self discovery highlighted by an versatile performer displaying many talents.
Don't see it if One woman shows don't interest you
Also This is an early draft but it shows great promise.
See it if You like one act/person play, even though it is hard to pull it off, she did a good job switching between different characters.
Don't see it if You do not like small theaters, or one person show. Story was interesting but some parts were unnecessarily long, some characters outshine
See it if You like 1 actor/many character plays and are ok with the storyline touching on sexual assault. Also pole dancing.
Don't see it if It's very impressively done - one woman playing 7 characters. It seems an important work. But I really didn't find it an enjoyable one.
See it if You want to re-live growing up through someone else’s experiences and laugh while you are doing it.
Don't see it if Don’t see it if you don’t like one person playing multiple characters.
See it if You enjoy one woman playing multiple characters, plays with music, stories that make you laugh but also move you.
Don't see it if You aren't interested in women's issues, don't like one woman shows/one person playing multiple characters
See it if This sweet and funny show explores the psychological landscape of self-doubt sculpted by childhood experiences, relationships and trauma.
Don't see it if If you don't like solo shows, music, or introspective humor.
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