Interview: Community Colleges Are Often Ridiculed. This One-Woman Show Prods Us to Value Their Students More.
2016 FringeNYC Review: ‘This Gonna Be on the Test, Miss?’
"an engaging and illuminating self-portrait about finding one’s true calling in the most unexpected of places. By all counts, that’s win/win/win—not just for her, but for her students and audiences as well."
- by Deb Miller | Read more...
14 Nov 2015
"Is This Gonna be on the test Miss?" Hilarious and honest portrayal of the hardest job, 5pm @Gallery788 @ronnalevy
"I feel so privileged to get to be with these students. I want audience members who might never interact with newcomers or low-income people to come away with an appreciation for them. This is a student population that is typically invisible and my goal is to change that, to give them a voice and a presence." - by Eleanor J. Bader | Read more...
- by Cliff Kasden, Queens Courier
"Levy’s life as a teacher and aspiring actress has been a wild ride peppered with almost unbelievable encounters and humorously ironic situations, and this show is no different. And don’t worry — there’s no pop quiz at the end." - by Maddie Ardillo | Read more...
Review Fix Exclusive: Ronna Levy Talks ‘This Gonna Be on the Test, Miss? - Posted by Patrick Hickey Jr.
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“Levy said in an interview that her show sought to bring attention to ‘a population that is virtually voiceless, and a venue that is invisible.’ Kevin Menard, who teaches high school in northern Virginia, said the show accurately reflected the tribulations of teaching underprivileged students.” - by Charlie Tyson | Read more...
"Levy is a comfortable and engaging performer. Her ability to swiftly and adeptly give life to the people of her past and differentiate between them is noteworthy and makes for an interesting and highly diverse solo performance." - by Jennifer Perry | Read more...
"See it if: You have ever been a teacher, a student, or someone otherwise connected to American public education (that’s almost all of you!).
Skip it if: You prefer the Hollywood fantasy of saintly, super heroic teachers." - Posted by Joshua Buursma
Best of the Fringe | 2014
"...performed powerfully and hilariously... vibrant and hauntingly beautiful... If you are a teacher-you’ll love it!"- by Marlene Hall | Read more...