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 believe all negative stereotypes & cliches about Asian immigrants/Asian Americans. You want predictable, uni-dimensional characters.
Don't see it if you want to see real characters of any depth or real humanity. The cast do try, but the writing & directing give them zero to work with.
See it if you like stories that explore diversity; you like supporting new voices in theater
Don't see it if you value stories that are accurate about the Chinese American experience; you hate performances that are rushed
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