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See it if You are interested in a modern take of the Oedipus story. The acting is excellent. The staging and direction are clever and innovative.
Don't see it if You prefer traditional and classic storytelling. You are uncomfortable with violence and nudity.
See it if want an updated version of the Greek Classic--it covers the bases of the original and adds to it; excellent acting
Don't see it if you don't like violence, nudity, the classics
See it if a well-reimagined modern-day Oedipus appeals. The lead performances especially are outstanding, and the energy throughout is first-rate.
Don't see it if you can't stomach the whole, you know, ick factor. But go anyway, or you'll miss a truly great evening of theater.
See it if you want a sexy, intense LA cholo telenovela of a Greek tragedy. Ambitious well crafted production - felt a bit long but totally riveting
Don't see it if you want a classic production of Greek production, take issue with intense gritty urban interpretation of classics, are offended by nudity
See it if you want a thoughtful and compelling update to a Greek tragedy ... with strong performances, although the writing is at times contrived.
Don't see it if you're not prepared for the artifice of an ancient play superimposed on modern times, and a piece that's occasionally slow as a result.
See it if you are into a well imagined re-up of the Oedipus story. Athletic. Very well directed and staged
Don't see it if you have a problem with full nudity
See it if you want to see an exciting and theatrical adaptation of the Oedipus story that places it in a relevant contemporary context.
Don't see it if the Oedipus story doesn't interest you.
See it if a reworking of the Greek classic interests you (think of the reworking of Romeo and Juliet for West Side Story), though w/o music
Don't see it if the story of Oedipus and Jocasta doesn't interest you; you don't want to see handsome/sexy lovers undress and make love
See it if you think there is nothing more to be done with Oedipus but are prepared to be happily shocked. Brilliant conception brilliantly executed.
Don't see it if You never heard of Sophocles, total onstage nudity is a problem for you.
See it if See if you like intense theater hi to listen to there's a lot of Spanish it would help to know the story of Orpheus but it was a terrific if
Don't see it if if you have a problem with nudity then not gonna like this it's engaging and you have to pay attention because there is a lot of Spanish
See it if you like your classics dusted off and given a new spit shine. Chay Yew's directing complements Luis Alfaro's pungent take on Oedipus.
Don't see it if you like your classics straight up.