Already closed | 1h 20m | Midtown W

Growing Up Gonzales

From 55 member  reviews
Members say: Funny, Absorbing, Great acting, Entertaining, Clever

About the show

Writer/director Felix Rojas brings back his one-man play about brotherly love and the healing power of saying goodbye.  More…

When Johnny Gonzales is forced to clean out the apartment of his recently deceased younger brother Cisco, he discovers a treasure chest of personal notes left behind by his sibling. They represent Cisco's innocent interpretation of love, life, and everything in between. When Johnny begins to read these notes, his magical journey begins.

1h 20m | Already closed | Actors Temple Theater (Midtown W)

Member Reviews (55)


Funny, Absorbing, Great acting, Entertaining, Clever

Excruciating, Indulgent, Slow

See it if You speak fluent Spanish and are able to follow a confusing disjointed storyline

Don't see it if You care about nuanced acting or a coherent storyline, as this poorly acted and high school quality material.

February 9th, 2012
for a previous production "Felix Rojas’s script has trouble integrating the light and dark elements of his fraternal portraits...Mr. Rodriguez is an animated and affable M.C., but he’s also an odd choice for a multi-character, one-actor play given his abridged vocal range....The narration becomes especially confusing when...
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March 31st, 2017
for a previous production “Mr. Rojas vividly creates an entertaining panorama of the Puerto Rican community in the Bronx of the 1960s and 1970s. A gallery of characters and numerous incidents are lovingly described…With the swagger of a seasoned stand-up comedian and the delivery of a slam poet, Mr. Rodriguez delivers a g...
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