In "Fairview," the Frasier family is gearing up for Grandma’s birthday, and Beverly needs this dinner to be perfect. Plus, the radio’s on the fritz, her sister Jasmine is drinking, her husband Dayton isn’t helping, her brother Tyrone might not show up at all, and her daughter Keisha is being a typical teenager. As Beverly’s hostess-neurosis begins to get the better of her while her family acts like family, Keisha’s adolescent malaise starts to seem like maybe it could be something else.
See it if There is one crazy amazing idea at the heart of this show, and it works. It shocks, it surprises, and it teaches an important lesson
Don't see it if Unfortunately, the show goes too far, giving in to angry yelling and later, lecturing, where subtlety would have had more impact
See it if You want a challenge/provocation. A daring play that left me reeling. If you want something that isn’t easy but pounds with thought/feeling
Don't see it if You’re unsettled by the confrontation of whiteness as a category, whiteness as an audience. You want something straightforward. It’s not.
See it if some might consider it a provocative perspective of race and racial assumptions; I love theater that provokes discussions.
Don't see it if you don’t like being challenged to... THINK!
See it if you like intense experimental theater that really pushes the audience to look at racial issues and the chaos taking over American culture.
Don't see it if you are a white person who does not want to feel uncomfortable at the theater. Or if you hate absurdity and/or lots of images coming at you.
See it if you are open to a provocative play designed to make you uncomfortable and alter your perspective of white people looking at black people.
Don't see it if you are not willing to be amused, feel uneasy, probably annoyed, and then unsettled. But that is why you go to the theater. So go anyway!
See it if you want an experience you will not soon forget. I hesitate to say more for fear of spoiling the experience.
Don't see it if you have a closed mind.
See it if you want an interesting take on racial depictions & our inability to escape the common narrative, in an unforgettable theatrical experience
Don't see it if you're easily offended, mind being uncomfortable at the theater, prefer a single point of view, or like more traditional linear plays.
See it if you want to be CHALLENGED -- theatrically, intellectually, politically. You need to be up for a very non-traditional experience about race.
Don't see it if you want traditional storytelling with characters you can emotionally engage in / you want fluff / you don't want to think about race issues
See it if you are open to a new and provocative theater experience. the author's voice challenges the viewer - and it can be uncomfortable at times.
Don't see it if you are looking for a straight story - this makes you think, question and squirm in your seat.
See it if started off conventional then twisted again and again to become an aggressively confrontational avant-garde masterpiece. i won't forget it.
Don't see it if issues of race make you uncomfortable
See it if U R interested in new, edgy (if a bit too conceptual) theater about race in the US of A. The choreography & movement by Kelly is masterful.
Don't see it if you don't want to be challenged (emotionally, intellectually, even physically) by provocative theater. Not an evening of "entertainment".
See it if you're interested in one of the smartest, sharpest examinations of race currently happening on the American stage.
Don't see it if you're unwilling to engage with issues of race or to be made to feel uncomfortable/awkward by art -- this show is not playing around.
See it if You want to have a very special, or like the title fair, view of racial problem.
Don't see it if You’re easy to be offended and white.
See it if If they are interested in a banal , boring, self indulgent view of racism even in a poor play.
Don't see it if This is not a good or even interesting example of the subject of racism which should be written with skill and real emotion.
See it if you want to see this year's Pulitzer winner, although it's tough to figure out how this chaotic work rated so high with critics.
Don't see it if you expect a lucid commentary on white privilege and the misconceptions that white audiences have about race.
See it if you are looking for something different and edgy. Just don't expect it to make any sense at all.
Don't see it if you like plot, character or substance. This isnt a play; it is a loose collection of ideas with no thru line or connective tissue binding it
See it if you missed the initial Soho Rep run, or if you don’t mind theatre that makes you uncomfortable
Don't see it if you aren’t into plays that explore the topics of race and privilege, or don’t like it when the fourth wall is broken
See it if It’s a smart idea,but the playwright has to many stories lines to pay attention to most of it them. This could be3 plays, I didn’t like it
Don't see it if My husband went to sleep, part of that was to escape, you have seen this all before