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A Harmony Boys Christmas

musicals and operas · go theatrics · Ages 18+ · United States of America

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DAWN HALLORAN certified reviewer June 09, 2017
It's 1962 and all of America is white and middle class. You remember, the way we saw it through TV and radio? Think Andy Williams and Perry Como. But as the Harmony Boys so hilariously showcase, behind the fake trees and hired Santas was the misogyny, racism and homophobia that is currently Making America Great Again. The boys miss no opportunity to skewer the ridiculously close-to-the-surface messages in legit Christmas tunes like Christmas Cracker and Santa Claus Got Stuck in My Chimney (featuring the delightfully vapid Harmonettes) while showcasing the broader hypocrisy of American Christian values by hosting their mock charity fundraiser, Harmony Boys Force Feed The World ("give us your 2 cents", which several typically uninformed caller... full review
LAURA WILEY certified reviewer June 09, 2017
tagged as: musical · HILARIOUS! · fun!! · christmas · harmony · campy · uproarious
I was laughing from start to finish! This is a brilliantly written musical, with enough comedic talents to make you want more and more! I wish I could see the show a hundred times, it was seriously so fantastic. If you have limited time at Fringe, please make sure you do not miss this hilarious, AMAZING show!!!! I honestly could go on and on about how much I absolutely loved it. GO SEE IT NOW!!!... full review
SCOTT HINSLEY certified reviewer June 19, 2017
tagged as: Witty lyrics · great singing
The Harmony Boys Christmas show is exactly the type of Comedy show we need to see more of. Good comedy strikes a nerve and the Harmony Boys provided a perfect blend of political and satirical comedy. I didn't expect the ensemble cast to be so large and they were amazing. It was so good that the hour long show flew by. Great comedy - great singing - it was just an amazingly witty show.... full review
JAMES COUGAR CANFIELD certified reviewer June 19, 2017
Absolutely BITING satire. A really thought provoking, honest, in your face piece, dressed up as a holiday special. Extremely talented cast with beautiful voices and a really harsh examination of our current world climate. ... full review
BEN GIROUX certified reviewer June 20, 2017
The Harmony Boys allowed me to find God. It was a transformative, powerful expeience that forever left an impact on my life. I will always remember this night... as the night my life changed for the better. When I think about the things I enjoy in the universe... food, breathing, a good scotch, sex... this show beats them all by a mile. Also, it's like an hour long. So what do you have to lose?... full review
FAYDEAN KIELTY certified reviewer June 20, 2017
tagged as: dark humor · witty · muscial
The Harmony boys was hilarious! This show truly does bring the real meaning of Christmas in the 1960s to the stage, which in itself was filled with sexism, racism, homophobia, and murder! All the things you could love about Christmas. The four men bring the characters to life entirely and I would gladly see this show again in a heartbeat.... full review
RUDY SOLIS III certified reviewer June 10, 2017
Absolutely fantastic. A very original show and a fresh welcome to the Fringe Festival. I look forward to a sequel next year!... full review
TODD PICKERING certified reviewer June 11, 2017
When you come to a comedy/musical you expect to see a singer that acts all right or an actor who can sort of carry a tune. NOT TRUE AT ALL. You have four men with amazing voices and the ability to harmonize beautifully. And then when they open their mouths you get four fantastic actors with comic timing. The harmony in their acting is blended as seamlessly in their acting letting each voice shine and supporting whomever is taking the stage. I went through the night proclaiming "He is definitely my favorite character" until the next actor had his turn. This supporting cast is astounding from the Kids to the Stepford Wife trapped in a married hell, the Jewish announcer and the ARMY sergeant leading us in prayer and Patriotic tunes was flawless... full review
AUBREY RINEHART certified reviewer June 13, 2017
Christmas in June has honestly never been better. I loved every minute of this production, and it's just generally a great time. Definitely don't miss it this Fringe season!... full review
TINA DOHERTY certified reviewer June 16, 2017
Seriously hilarious and original show! These guys put the "fun" in dysfunction! Laughs from start to finish, with a whole lotta OMG in between!... full review