Get alerts about your favorite artists and theater companies
See it if You enjoy funny stories about racism, classism, sexism, that are HEAVY on the dialogue. Good acting, maybe a little long, but fun to watch
Don't see it if You don't speak Spanish, a lot of the jokes fall flat without that background. You don't like a play about complaining, obvious endings
See it if you want to see a solid, humane depiction on how race is a function of class that doesn't pull any punches.
Don't see it if You want something that'll rock your boat; this is standard gritty/realist Chicago theater (which, TBH, we don't see much in NYC anymore).
See it if you want to see a work that tackles sterotypes and assumptions. Somewhat cliched but well worth seeing. Many relevant and timely themes.
Don't see it if issues of race and class, especially in the Latino community, are not your thing. Quite a bit of Spanish dialogue.
See it if winning performances by 2 actors playing white collar female/blue collar male Mex.-Americans, sharp critique TV portrayal ethnic characters
Don't see it if completely predictable plot: initial romantic attraction turns out to be power play by female 2 appropriate blue collar ethnic authenticity
See it if You're interested in a play set now (several mentions of Trump) that deals w/class & race issues; you want to see a young smart writer
Don't see it if You are put off by part of a play in Spanish; you want a perfectly polished production (might improve after previews); cursing offends you
See it if You want to know Hispanic or Latino experiences. A show that deals with power dynamics within class and race issues. Great acting!
Don't see it if You want to see funny plays. In addition, although the story is good, the pace is way too slow...sometimes makes me impatient.
See it if you enjoy dialogue-based dramedy about intersectionality; compelling perfomances; meta-critique of TV as the American storytelling industry.
Don't see it if you are looking for escapism from sociopolitical reality, action-based shows, or can't make it through a 2-hour play with no intermission.
See it if You speak fluent Spanish as there are many phrases and sentences in Spanish that will go over your head if you don't.
Don't see it if You want a well-acted or polished show, since this was repetitive, boring, poorly acted, and just under 2 hours with no intermission.
See it if You want a see a well done, well acted show that deals with class and race. Strong writing, staging is a little weak but fok for the space.
Don't see it if You don't like small shows or shows that examine issues of race and class. Or if you just want escapist fate.
See it if you want to see a well paced two hander that effectively represents lantinx identity.
Don't see it if If you want a play that delves into deeper issues of race and ethnic identity.
See it if you enjoy a witty two person show. Particularly - see it if the easy LA stereotypes make you laugh uproariously.
Don't see it if you want something surprising or if you want some real discussion about stereotypes (in this case Hispanics) in the US.
See it if you have an interest in Mexican culture, identity and class. There's Spanish interspersed throughout, but not necessary to be fluent.
Don't see it if you're sensitive about identity politics and political correctness. On second thought, you should expand your horizons and see this!
See it if you're interested in the topic of representation of women and minorities (particularly Hispanic) in Hollywood
Don't see it if you wouldn't want to see a two-person play
See it if you want an excellent presentation of cultural bias within a cultural most Americans wrongly think of as homogenous.
Don't see it if you insist on seeing riveting theatre. An unbelievable number of scene changes, the story develops very slowly and the ending is very murky.
See it if You want a harmless soap opera-ish tale about Hollywood workplace politics and prejudices.
Don't see it if You don't want (almost) 2 intermission-less hours of predictable story telling. Bits & pieces are in Spanish...I should have taken it in HS!
See it if You care about the struggles of others. You don't mind shows with a small cast. You'd like to see something about the inner workings of tv.
Don't see it if You want music, singing, and dancing. You don't care about personal stories or struggles or how television is made.
See it if you enjoy a story exploring the developing relationship between just two people.
Don't see it if you are disturbed by some of the dialogue in Spanish. (I do not know Spanish but it was obvious from tone and expression what was said.)
Also The staging was clever and enhanced the action of the play.
See it if If your into great acting funny.I though it was a great play loved it.a must see.
Don't see it if If your not into funny acting or have a problem with Spanish speaking in some of it.