This new drama looks at the plight of Native American iron workers who removed debris at Ground Zero after 9/11. Rather than one man's quest for meaning, 'Mangled Beams' is a play about a People.
On the morning of September 11, 2001, four men wait to be assigned work at the union hall miles from their home and families. Then the unimaginable happens. Unable to turn their backs on the tragedy, they go to work on the search and rescue effort at Ground Zero. While untangling the beams their Native American fathers and grandfathers once helped to put in place, they reclaim their identity and find personal redemption.
See it if For those socio-historians concerned with our current state of affairs and the causes and effects of it, this play is a must see.
Don't see it if If you'd rather keep your blinders on and maintain the non-existence of our true knotty past and present history, avoid this play.
See it if It's illuminating about the role of American Indian iron workers played in the building of the trade towers and in the rescue after 9/11.
Don't see it if You don't want to hear a lot of talk about the problems facing many American Indians in New York State.
See it if you like drama. This is a superb story of human courage and perseverance against prejudices. A fight for survival. Getting ones life back.
Don't see it if you like fluffy Broadway musicals like "Frozen." "Mangled Beams" is a heavy human drama with a sprinkling of humor.
See it if It presents a unique perspective of 9-11 and tells the story of the native american beamwalkers that many people have never heard.
Don't see it if Cuss words are upsetting for you
See it if Those who enjoy a great human drama will be riveted by the struggles of American Native iron workers before and after the tragedy of 9/11.
Don't see it if I cannot imagine anyone not liking a character-driven drama interspersed with moments of clever humor. This show has something for everyone!
See it if Topics in the show were timely and severely ; writing was very clever; and I would have thought the actors were accomplished Broadway actors
Don't see it if Someone might have felt uncomfortable with knowing about the discrimination that existed.
See it if It's entertaining yet informative about unemployment's effects, 9/11 and the cleanup contribution of Native American ironworkers .
Don't see it if If you aren't interested in Native Americans, 9/11, and unemployment. If you don't want to learn about them.
See it if This play was very informative regarding the Native Americans and their skill and ability to help in the clean up of ground zero.
Don't see it if I can't imagine anyone not wanting to see a production of this play.
See it if you enjoy getting a good deal on an off-Broadway show! Mangled Beams gives you your money's worth. It is fantastic! It makes you think!
Don't see it if you have no interest in the plight of others.
See it if Learn about the continuing struggle of the native people in our country in an intriguing crisis situation.
Don't see it if You don’t want to enjoy and be entertained learning about an important part of history, acted by a talented group of actors.