Pan Asian Rep's post-World War II drama follows Japanese-American draft resister Ichiro Yamada as he struggles to come to terms with the consequences of his choices after he is released from prison. More…
Adapted from the groundbreaking novel by John Okada, 'No-No Boy' explores what it was like for Japanese Americans to return to the West and try to get back on their feet after a war that had uprooted them all.
See it if you are interested in the history of the Japanese internment camps in the US & what happened after performed by large all-Asian cast
Don't see it if you don't like works with minimal sets & costumes representing multiple locations or depictions of war injuries, poor mental states
See it if You want to see a rarely addressed slicde of american history, how we doubly mistreated Japanese Americans. Truly painful and shocking.
Don't see it if If you want another fluffy theater theater visit. This show will knock the wind out of you. It should be required in times like these.
See it if you like shows that deal with serious subjects.
Don't see it if you prefer light entertainment that doesn't make you think.
See it if you enjoy history, storytelling, period drama and good acting.
Don't see it if you are claustrophobic, there are 8 actors on a very small stage and if you have a full house that day, its hard not to feel fenced in.