Mrfry 072811
4.7 / 5 Rated by 66 members
Review from Mary Fulbright
71 events 25 reviews

It grew on me. In the end, he won me over. He displayed humor and emotion; the story was current/relevant.

reviewed Apr 11 2010 report as inappropriate
Review from Madpinto
46 events 20 reviews

I should start this by saying "spoiler alert" for minor pieces of the play. I went to see this show based on the reviews. I found parts of this show quite touching and other pieces laugh out loud funny. Yet the direction of this show needs some...continued

reviewed Oct 10 2010 report as inappropriate
Review from ConcertLover
20 events 8 reviews
Review from Mufkins
8 events 1 review

Don't be put off by the photo (over-the-top expression, knife in apple) - this is a great performance / experience, and all the more powerful as it's autobiographical. When reviews say 'you'll laugh, you'll cry' they're not kidding. Jack is an...continued

reviewed Dec 12 2010 report as inappropriate
Review from cbrockway
93 events 1 review

Great show! I am a teacher in South Central. He depicts it the way it is, with all the glory and horror of inner city teaching. No job on the face of the planet more worthy or more terrifying! If you don't teach and you want to see "how it really...continued

reviewed Dec 12 2010 report as inappropriate
Review from johnjackleonard
2 events 1 review

Want to have all your memories of first-year middle school teaching validated? – the astonishing unexpected realties, the frustrations, the humor, the painful powerlessness, the soul-satisfying powerfulness? Go see They Call Me Mr.Fry.

reviewed Dec 12 2010 report as inappropriate
Review from Camilla C.
Red Velvet 32 events 6 reviews

Please go see this show! It is one of the best we have seen in quite a while. Funny, poignant, moving, professional and interesting. With just a little more polish it will be on Broadway.

reviewed May 15 2011 report as inappropriate
Review from ABBY
31 events 16 reviews

I loved this show! Not only is it very well performed, written and directed but it moved me both to tears and laughter. I had heard this show was excellent but I didn't believe it until I saw it for myself. I could definitely see this again.

reviewed May 15 2011 report as inappropriate
Review from Stu
10 events 7 reviews

Laughter to tears to laughter again. "Jasmine's" Christmas book chokes me up thinking about a day later.

reviewed May 15 2011 report as inappropriate
Review from Ilene Braverman
22 events 3 reviews

Fantastic! It was funny and poignant. Teachers will especially enjoy this show.

reviewed Jan 16 2011 report as inappropriate
Review from Nic
3 events 3 reviews

Fry takes you into his class with clear, precise characters that make you think as you anticipate their next move. Great acting and touching story.

Nic S

reviewed May 15 2011 report as inappropriate
Review from Christine Marie
1 event 1 review

Powerful, brilliant, inspiring. I saw this show months ago and I still can't get it out of my mind. The writing was amazing - it had a little bit of every emotion and energy level in it, it was fast-paced, suspenseful and funny and wonderful. I...continued

reviewed May 22 2010 report as inappropriate
Review from Eileen Zeidner
10 events 1 review

This was a real treat! Very engaging and evoked both happy and sad emotions. I want to thank Mr. Fry for sharing his heartwarming story.

reviewed Jan 16 2011 report as inappropriate
Review from Goldstar Member
1 event 1 review

This was my first experience seeing a one man show. I wasn't sure how one person could pull off multiple characters effectively. I was amazed at how well Jack accomplished this. I was immediately drawn into the story and his transition from...continued

reviewed Dec 12 2010 report as inappropriate
Review from Steve Friedman
Red Velvet 28 events 11 reviews

Warm, funny, empathic, well-acted, well thought out.

reviewed Jan 16 2011 report as inappropriate
Review from terry
346 events 185 reviews

Interesting and heartfelt.

reviewed May 15 2011 report as inappropriate
Review from gonzalew
38 events 27 reviews

This show is definitely worth seeing. Previous Goldstar reviews sparked my curiosity and I am now an advocate for the show, lol. The performance was entertaining amd comical, but also heart-warming and heart-wrenching at times. It was amazing to...continued

reviewed May 22 2010 report as inappropriate
Review from herschel
33 events 22 reviews

This one man show describes the difficulties of a first year teacher, the problems in the educational system, and the poignant story of two students. The story of the students is beautifully executed and acted and there is a good mix of comedy...continued

reviewed Oct 24 2010 report as inappropriate
Review from kjrfox@yahoo.com
21 events 14 reviews

We, as well as most of the audience, are educators. We enjoyed the show. Mr. Fry gets a little carried away at times, but he gets his points across in a humorous and sometimes poignant way.

reviewed Aug 10 2011 report as inappropriate
Review from Judith D.
45 events 8 reviews

Excellent one-man show comes alive! Mr. Fry impersonates his star pupils with a sense of humor and pathos. It is funny, heartwarming, and a valuable insight into the trials of our children and teachers east of downtown.

reviewed Jul 27 2011 report as inappropriate