See it if You are interested in historical racism, historical trsuma and understanding gentrification
Don't see it if You believe color blandness exist
See it if Brilliant & relevant performance written & performed by Arinzé Kene touched all bases on gentrification, socio-economic disparities & race.
Don't see it if If the above issues make you feel uncomfortable, then skip this play. Read more
See it if Brilliant from beginning to end. So original, so moving, so deep , fantastic music , incredible script.
Don't see it if If you like boring hum drum theater
See it if you enjoy fast paced thoughtful engaging theater with fantastic performances and music. A visual feast.
Don't see it if You are looking for a slow burn, this one is refreshing, timely and meaningful. The orange balloons and physical aspects are triumphant.
See it if Absorbing performance by Arinze Kene using rap, poetry, song, music, & multimedia about art, race, gentrification, and more. Worth Seeing.
Don't see it if Repeated use of offensive language, (relevant to the story). You are not open to edgy, uncomfortable subject matter(for some)
See it if To see a solo show with a ton to say about being a Black theatre maker, gentrification, (esp. in London, ) and you’re ok with plot twists.
Don't see it if You have no patience or want to ignore the realities of contemporary theatre. Not for kids. It’s intense, and as unapologetic as I expected. Read more
See it if You like a unique show that blends performance art, spoken word, musicians, singing, etc and relevant matters incl gentrification
Don't see it if You want a traditional play or musical. Don’t like unique performances.
See it if You like current cutting edge shows that take on subjects that might be considered difficult or controversial by some…woke by others.
Don't see it if You want a straightforward, clear, concise plot. This comes at you from more than one angle and left me scratching my head at times. Read more
" 'Misty' narrowly addresses itself to white perspectives. It’s a trap that settings like this one make even harder to escape."
"It doesn’t tick boxes of what a play about a Black man should look like, or what any play should look like, for that matter. 'Misty' creates a new rubric."
" This metatheatrical portion ends up feeling more substantial than the story Kene the playwright agonizes over for two acts — a narrative that has a few poignant moments tucked between rote explanations of how real estate developers displace residents and erase cultural identity."
“...’Misty’ grapples with the seemingly irreconcilable conflict between the writer's desire to deliver documentary truth versus demands that he reshape the cultural conversation by focusing on other, more pleasant, realities.”
"This is a marvelous piece of contemporary theater if you are adventurous."