MvVO Art Launches AD ART SHOW
Off Broadway

Lois Robbins L.O.V.E.R. Redeems Itself After All The Boyfriends and Sex

Lois Robbins L.O.V.E.R. Redeems Itself After All The Boyfriends and Sex

L.O.V.E.R., written and performed by Lois Robbins becomes engaging as the show moves at a fast clip, thanks to director Karen Carpenter.

Lois Robbins Photo by Joan Marcus

Playing at Pershing Square Signature Center, in a strange way L.O.V.E.R. is like a therapy session, where Ms. Robbins starts out at age three demonstrating how she gave herself orgasms by straddling her family’s washing machine.

Lois Robbins Photo by Joan Marcus

From there it is one bad boyfriend after another, always based on how good he looks and of course, the sex. Ms. Robbins seems a little self absorbed and rather superficial.

She feels as she is being manipulated like a puppet by her father’s strings, yet he calls her princess and supports her in every way.

After one disaster filled marriage, she finally settles for a man who is right for her, has kids, a career and then gets breast cancer. Finally, L.O.V.E.R. grows a soul.

There are ups and downs with her kids, but she basically seems to have sailed on a rather blissful course.

It was at the end when Ms. Robbins talks about women and how we need to support one another, that I truly got onboard with this play.

Karen Carpenter’s direction is inventive as she uses Jo Winiarski’s set and Jeanette Oi-Suk’s lighting beautifully.

L.O.V.E.R. will appeal to a vast amount of women. As for men……?

L.O.V.E.R.: Pershing Square Signature Center, 480 West 42nd St. until Nov. 2nd.

Off Broadway

Suzanna, co-owns and publishes the newspaper Times Square Chronicles or T2C. At one point a working actress, she has performed in numerous productions in film, TV, cabaret and theatre. She has performed at The New Orleans Jazz festival, The United Nations and Carnegie Hall. Currently she has a screenplay in the works, which she developed with her mentor and friend the late Arthur Herzog. She was the Broadway Informer on the all access cable TV Show “The New Yorkers,” soon to be “The Tourist Channel.” email:

More in Off Broadway

The Courtroom, Returns With Stephanie J. Block, Brian d’Arcy James, Thomas Sadoski and More

Suzanna BowlingOctober 19, 2019

Nothing Gold Can Stay The Opioid Addiction of America

Suzanna BowlingOctober 19, 2019

He Says: Little Shop of Horrors Opens Its Camp Classic Doors Once Again

RossOctober 18, 2019

Little Shop Of Horrors is Taking Over at the Westside Arts Theatre

Suzanna BowlingOctober 17, 2019

The Best Broadway Musical is Off Broadway With Forbidden Broadway, The Next Generation

Suzanna BowlingOctober 17, 2019

Park Avenue Armory Brings Ödön von Horváth’s 1937 play Judgment Day Back

Suzanna BowlingOctober 16, 2019

Opening Night of The Decline and Fall of the Entire World as Seen Through the Eyes of Cole Porter

Genevieve Rafter KeddyOctober 14, 2019

Opening Night of When It Happens to You

Suzanna BowlingOctober 14, 2019

Rock of Ages Is Back With High Energy Fun

Suzanna BowlingOctober 13, 2019