We Can Be One: A Musical About Coming Home

musicals and operas · better liar productions llc · Ages 21+ · United States

world premiere
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FIONA LAKELAND certified reviewer June 23, 2014
A refreshing treat! We Can Be One will leave you wanting more! Beautiful music and story by Jaeger Christian! I'm amazed that this is his first Musical! Bravo WCB1 Team!... full review
JOE GREENE certified reviewer June 08, 2014
Great cast and amazing music!! Great job to the team behind We Can Be One!!!... full review
MAHEA LANI certified reviewer June 16, 2014
"You've got a song you're singing from your gut, you want the audience to feel it in their gut. And you've got to make them think that you're one of them sitting out there." -Johnny Cash The music in this production of WE CAN BE ONE can be described in one word...SOULFUL. From the moment Devin S. Norris (pianist) and Owen Clapp (string bass) placed their hands on the instruments to the clever use of props as percussion, I was captivated. The music and lyrics written by Producer/Director Jaeger Christian requires a strong soulful vocal cast. Nora Rothman, playing Geordie Kieffer's boyfriend and the leading lady's best friend, has such a great range. She can give you a power house performance where it is not over powering-like how ... full review
BEN MOROSKI certified reviewer June 16, 2014
Loved it. Soulful. Incredible, stripped down musical carried by great lyrics, stirring music and powerful vocals. Grab a drink and take this one in for sure. A fantastic Fringe experience.... full review
JANET MILLER certified reviewer June 16, 2014
Beautiful sentiment, almost felt stream of consciousness to me. Loved the orchestration and combination of keyboard and bass. PTSD is important subject matter to tackle. Kudos to the authors for taking it on. ... full review
JOSEPH MCMAHON certified reviewer June 19, 2014
This was a really beautiful and touching musical about finding love and losing it, played out against the backdrop of young men dealing with war and it's aftermath, and how it affects their relationships. The music and lyrics really shined, a much softer offering than most of the other musicals I've been to so far, which was a nice change of pace. The vocals were solid, and the two lead females were excellent, though the acting was hit-and-miss when it came to the supporting roles.... full review
SEAN BORING certified reviewer June 20, 2014
"We Can Be One" was very well done. The songs were nicely written and expertly executed by the talented cast and musicians. The production had a nice flow and a good chemistry among the ensemble. ... full review
BOB LEGGETT certified reviewer June 16, 2014
This story brought me to tears, as I remembered my own experiences and those told me by my brother. It is a powerful piece that needs to be experienced. Check out the rest of the review at Examiner.com. ... full review