Second Stage Theatre presents this world premiere drama about three women from different generations who find their identities in question. More…
Alex is a 15-year-old Asian-American girl going to extremes to get her own mother to notice her. She’s a dream child—except to her parents who wish she were a boy. Luckily, she finds a sympathetic ear in Kate, her irreverent guidance counselor who knows all too well what it’s like to walk in Alex’s shoes. Who makes the identity rules and what happens when you break them?
See it if you like stories about race and family, and aren't easily offended by racial stereotypes. The actors did the best they could with cliched
Don't see it if material, and a director who seemed to want her fingerprints all over every aspect of the show.
See it if you like good sets and good writing.Acting was weak; 4 of the 6 just didn't get beyond 1 dimensional portrayal. That means poor directing.
Don't see it if you want good acting & performances that are multidimensional and show nuanced characters.Everyone was shown on 1level.I blame the director
See it if You are patient with scripts that need shaping and are trying to do too much.
Don't see it if You have high expectations for a polished script and realistic performances. The women are particularly over-the-top in their delivery.
See it if you want to see a new play which still need to be worked on. Maybe mothers and daughters will find more in this play than others.
Don't see it if you want to see something that comes across like a work in progress. It is very cliched writing and poorly performed.
See it if you want to support a new work by an up and coming playwright with a diverse cast.
Don't see it if you want to see a fully polished product. Some great ideas and moments of good writing but it is still a work in progress.
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