BWW Review: Theater Bug's Funny and Wry New Musical IF I WERE YOU

 Photo and Poster Design by MA2LA

Photo and Poster Design by MA2LA

Once again, Cori Laemmel and Laura Matula - along with their team of creative collaborators and their always surprising and courageous troupe of young actors at The Theater Bug - have achieved much with their latest original musical. If I Were You,which focuses on four young protagonists (an eight-year-old girl suffering from anxiety disorder, an 11-year-old girl on the brink of young womanhood trying to find her place in the ever-changing world of middle school, a 15-year-old Muslim girl who is the only person of her faith attending her predominantly white high school, and an 18-year-old young man who has been home-schooled throughout his life and is now preparing to leave for college), gives the youthful Theater Bug company of actors an opportunity to explore the depths of their own emotions amid the turmoil of their formative years and, in so doing, they give every audience member a chance to examine their own emotions and preconceived notions of the people around them.

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