You Hold a Pole Everyday
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You Hold a Pole Everyday

You Hold a Pole Everyday NYC Reviews and Tickets

(11 Ratings)
Members say
Clever, Entertaining, Great acting, Funny, Great writing

About the Show

A darkly comic, solo-musical performance about an unsettling sexual encounter leading to a pole dancing class and revelations about embarrassing childhood memories. Part of the 2018 Planet Connections Festivity.

Show-Score Member Reviews (11)

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302 Reviews | 53 Followers
Clever, Great acting, Great writing, Relevant, Resonant

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. Read more

63 Reviews | 6 Followers
Great acting, Entertaining

See it if you like to imagine. One woman show but she was great depicting many characters.

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

77 Reviews | 13 Followers
Clever, Dizzying, Intelligent

See it if You like seeing various characters brought to life in a a one woman show

Don't see it if you're out of town. Otherwise, see it!

254 Reviews | 138 Followers
Clever, Absorbing, Enchanting, Great writing, Great acting

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 Read more

718 Reviews | 141 Followers
Clever, Entertaining, Funny, Great acting

See it if One woman, playing a total of six different people. How taking a pole dancing class helps her move on.

Don't see it if think you are going to see pole dancing.

169 Reviews | 71 Followers
Delightful, Enchanting, Entertaining, Funny, Great singing

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

246 Reviews | 38 Followers
Thought-provoking, Intense

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.

14 Reviews | 17 Followers
Ambitious, Funny, Entertaining

See it if You like one-person shows and plays with music.

Don't see it if You are triggered by abuse or don't enjoy festival-style theatre.

Critic Reviews (1)

Theatre is Easy
July 19th, 2018

“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.”
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