If My Voice Were Better I Wouldn't Have to Try So Hard

comedy · killer wingfield · Ages 16+ · United States of America

world premiere
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CHRIS WHITE certified reviewer June 10, 2018
This was quite an emotional journey dealing with the close relationship between an artists 'art' and personal life.... full review
ALINA MARIS uncertified reviewer June 11, 2018
If you enjoyed 2007's 'Once', then you need to see this show. It is a heart-wrenching, fast-moving drama with live acoustic musical breaks by the main character peppered throughout. The plot follows Matt, a relatively well-known indie-rock singer-songwriter, his new love interest June, and Matt's manager/best friend Harley. The writing is witty and thoughtful, the music is beautiful and sweet, and the story is a classic tale of boy-meets-girl with an unexpected obstacle thrown into the mix. Watching these capable actors bring it to life was funny and moving- I would definitely recommend it.... full review
JEFF KONGS certified reviewer June 12, 2018
I enjoyed the experience I had watching this play. The music was catchy and well performed and the story was touching. It had a Neil LaBute lite aspect to the storytelling and kept me interested through to the end.... full review
MARIUS LAYUS certified reviewer June 26, 2018
tagged as: gross · relationship · musician
'If My Voice Were Better...' is gross...in a good way. One of the goals of theatre is to make the audience feel like as if they're spying upon a scene through a window. The play is able to capture these playful, intimate, and essentially gross interactions that young couples of today participate in. I'm reminded of a Seinfeld episode where George and Elaine are disgusted by Jerry and his girlfriend's pet name for each other, "Schmoopy!" Yulch. ... full review