Schmaltzy & Princie: Diary of a Not-So-Great Daddy's Girl

Solo Show · soaring solo studios · Ages 16+ · world premiere · one person show · United States of America

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BARBARA BROWNELL certified reviewer June 14, 2022
What a moving show. It touched my heart. MaryLee's characters were great. She just exudes warmth. It was such a satisfying show . Such a wonderful journey MaryLee took us on--... full review
LARRY DAVIDSON certified reviewer June 14, 2022
This is a gem of a show. Funny, moving and personal. I loved the framing device - she writes her screenplay and then acts out the parts of her life during the process of writing. She does a great job of creating the various voices both external and internal. An emotional and moving show told with grace and skill.... full review
VERONICA CAREY MATTHEWS certified reviewer June 14, 2022
tagged as: meta · dramedy · endearing · touching
Such a sweet story about a self-described not-so-great daddy's girl who is being too hard on herself! By the end, seeing the journey and the visual love between father and daughter was endearing AF. Loved it!... full review
CARLA EPSTEIN certified reviewer June 14, 2022
WEll acted, well written, moves between current and past very well visually.... full review
ELI HANS certified reviewer June 13, 2022
tagged as: vulnerable. · honest · moving
This is a very beautifully written show about the tender relationship between daughter and daddy. But it’s more than that. It’s a relatable story about how we all have those inner voices that keep us small, if we let them. And more than anything, the beautiful power of healing through forgiveness. Every person in the audience can improve their lives just by integrating that beautiful message. Well done!... full review
CJ MERRIMAN theatre theater podcast (along with j. bailey burcham and scott leggett) certified reviewer June 12, 2022
tagged as: writer · solo show · women
Clearly a very personal story of someone working through the loss of a much beloved father.... full review
REBECCA MCGLYNN certified reviewer June 12, 2022
This was a touching and heartfelt story brilliantly told. MaryLee is such a gifted writer and the actor and the story she told of the relationship she had with her father was beautiful and loving. She had me in tears by the end!... full review
ANONYMOUS certified reviewer June 10, 2022
I found this one woman show "Schmaltzy & Princie: Diary of a not-so-great Daddys Girl", so honest and real. The writing and characters took you along for a timeline that had you believing the characters were right there. The truthfulness was so easy to relate to. Indeed entertaining.... full review
TRINA SNOW certified reviewer June 08, 2022
The story was such a sweet tribute to the love between a father and his daughter. Beautifully emotional! ... full review
STEVE TRZASKA certified reviewer June 06, 2022
I wasn't sure what to expect with this piece given the title. But, what unfolded before my very eyes was a story so many of us have experienced, the pressure of pleasing your parents. Characters were well thought out and each different. Great solo show! ... full review