See it if Dark comedy in a Twilight Zone DMV office that is paranoid about terrorism. Witty dialog & surprising plot twists reinforce a serious theme
Don't see it if You don't like dark comedy with an emphasis on the comedy. You want more realism. You are uninterested in the theme of fear doing damage.
See it if You like shows about a very serious topic where they try to lighten it up with comedy
Don't see it if You are expecting this to be a serious drama about immigration Read more
See it if you want to see a show using paradox and absurdity to skewer the pervasive climate of fear pervading the US.
Don't see it if you are a frightened little mouse wanting a big stick. You want a show that is able to introduce sarcasm into the argument Read more
See it if Want clever look at immigration issues, bureaucracy, govt in scary times. Enjoy well-directed/acted ensemble work & ok w dark/grim humor.
Don't see it if Odd disconnect -tough to be funny re current, ongoing immigration issues in 2019. Abrupt end. Contrived plot points but still, entertaining.
See it if Exquisitely snarky. Imagine The Office in a DMV. Snappy scenes, comic antagonists, pointed legal humor. Miller's script= breath of fresh air
Don't see it if dislike an administrative farce. Not that it makes light of tough issues, but its wit, sarcasm, absurdity give sparkle to its introspection. Read more
See it if Average play about a woman held up by immigration authorities thinking she's a terrorist. Short play only about an hour running time.
Don't see it if The play wasn't bad by any means but it wasn't great either. Some lame jokes and writing as well. The acting was good though.
See it if You want to see a new play about current events.
Don't see it if You want a play that has found its tone. Read more
See it if kafkaesque 75 minute play about todays America and security...well acted and funny.
Don't see it if You don't like plays a out getting lost in the bureaucracy of today's government..
"Governmental bureaucracy is serious yet slyly hilarious in 'THE HOPE HYPOTHESIS' at The Sheen Center"
"The dialogue, consisting almost entirely of short, snapped lines (some of them non sequiturs or near non sequiturs), amuses, even as it displays humanity as a fairly sorry lot. The play's immigration theme is, of course, a timely one."