See it if You are looking for drama set in the contemporary South. If you want to see a show featuring African-American actors and characters.
Don't see it if You are looking for a well-written, well-acted romantic drama. If you expect more than cliched romantic tropes.
See it if you enjoy new plays with not-often-seen characters and viewpoints.
Don't see it if you expect clear character motivations or acting that expresses emotional range beyond variations on agitated, distrustful, or cautious.
"'Dauphin Island' is a formulaic romantic drama"
"Chocked with twists, revelations, and conflicts, Jeffry Chastang’s 'Dauphin Island,' at Trenton’s Passage Theatre through October 27, satisfies most by its view of ordinariness."
"A Divorced Father Meets a Stranger on the Way to 'Dauphin Island'; Passage Theatre Succeeds with Edgy, Bittersweet Romantic Comedy"