Belfast Blues: A Performance On Screen
Open run 1h 15m
Belfast Blues: A Performance On Screen
84

Belfast Blues: A Performance On Screen NYC Reviews and Tickets

84%
(12 Reviews)
Positive
92%
Mixed
8%
Negative
0%
Members say
Absorbing, Thought-provoking, Great acting, Intelligent, Great writing

About the Show

A solo show from Geraldine Hughes about her childhood growing up in war-torn Belfast in the 1980s.

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85
Well staged, Strong acting, Intense, Thought-provoking, Absorbing

See it if you like auto-bio works. Hughes has had a fascinating life which she shares in vivid detail. Important lessons about civil conflict.

Don't see it if you are upset by stories of poverty and bloodshed.

78
Ambitious, Entertaining, Absorbing

See it if A solo show about being in a war torn country.

Don't see it if It can be disturbing like many civil strife movies, plays etc can be.

61
Disappointing, Intense

See it if you enjoy a person talking about her troubles. I found the story told uninteresting

Don't see it if you don't like solo shows especially one where the character does not grip you.

90
Wrought with humor & terror, Thought-provoking, Story of war torn era, Chilling, Absorbing

See it if The one-person show sprung from war-torn Belfast childhood, spectacularly performed by Geraldine Hughes with great humor is to your liking.

Don't see it if Care not for one-person form, or fear producing tears at the childhhood situations the actor finds herself in with great humor & dark fear.

82
Riveting, Great acting, Absorbing

See it if you enjoy well told stories

Don't see it if you like multi-character plays with typical plots.

93
Must see, Great acting, Absorbing

See it if for everything you expect from great theatre - acting, writing, directing.

Don't see it if no reason not to see this.

98
Gold standard theater, 2019 recording of one of last remarkable live performances

See it if for Geraldine Hughes' extraordinary performance in the 2019 staging of her one-woman autobiographical Belfast Blues. Top rate all-the-way.

Don't see it if You don't like one-man shows or don't want to be moved by the personal story of this amazing actress, raised during Belfast's Troubles. Read more

89
Relevant, Intelligent, Great writing, Great acting, Absorbing

See it if one- woman show that works via streaming. Splendid acting in a riveting performance about difficult subjects. Completely engaging

Don't see it if the very things that make it work are not to your liking: a one person show about a life lived in troubled times.

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