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Sally Roach

The 'A' Train

Location + schedule

Minneapolis Theatre Garage
711 W Franklin Ave.

DateTimeMy FringeAccess
Friday 8/68:30 p.m.  
Saturday 8/710:00 p.m.  
Sunday 8/87:00 p.m.  
Wednesday 8/1110:00 p.m.  
Thursday 8/128:30 p.m.  
About the show

Overall rating

Take a ride with Sally Roach on her A-Train with family stops at Asperger's, Alzheimer's, Alcoholism, Al-Anon, Anglicans, Attentional Deficits. Sit back, listen to her life and say Ahhhhhhhhhhhh

User reviews

not much there
by mark browning milner Follow this reviewer
Rating 1 kitty

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Rating 4 kitties
While this show was lightly attended, I think it has more to do with the fact that it was a last minute fringe replacement and hasn't had much in the way of publicity. The show itself is simple and charming. If you want over-the-top comedy or huge spectacle, this isn't your show, but if you want to see honest and heartwarming storytelling, this is a nice show to see. I found the story heart-warming and, though there were some occasional fumbles in speech, it was a pleasure to hear and I'm glad I got to see it.

an A for A Train
by Robert Elhai Follow this reviewer
Rating 4 kitties
This is an amazing and fascinating journey. No fancy theatrics, just straightforward story-telling.

All Abord The A Train
by barb huwe Follow this reviewer
Rating 5 kitties
This show deserves much more than one kitty. I think a lot more people would enjoy this show if they gave it a chance. There were only a handful in attendance at the performance we saw, but they seemed to be enjoying themselves, as did my partner and I. It's a monologue by a woman who's had an interesting, eventful life. There are no victims, just sharp observations about what it's like to be a daughter, wife and mother hauling three kids at their wits end through a TSA security check--and being taken care of by a compassionate Somali taxi driver at the other end of the journey. You won't forget the stories about Anglicans and the adventures of a wedding planner. If you can picture God as Edward Everett Horton, you ought to see this show.

Did she read my Diary?
by Kit Cahill Follow this reviewer
Rating 1 kitty
Well she read her diary which was very similar to any other midlife mother's life diary.