See it if You value drama that takes you by surprise. The minimalist sets are a perfect backdrop for a major political statement.
Don't see it if You want a standard narrative and a happy ending.
See it if You are interested in plays that are topical and fast paced, driven by quick dialogue to keep the story moving
Don't see it if You need a fancy set and big production, are not interested in seeing depictions of societal changes and distrust that me may be heading to
See it if you want to see a very serious + thought-provoking but yet at times very funny play about America & security in about 2019.
Don't see it if you are not interested in current issues about border security + reaction of different people to its necessity & execution. 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 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 a short play , which makes it's point using minimal staging. This dark comedy is performed beautifully by the cast of 7
Don't see it if you don't like a farce on the U.S. government , domestic terrorism, or abrupt endings
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 you're an American w/ no reason to encounter immigration officials & wonder how "suspicious" individuals are treated; you're foreign born
Don't see it if you don't care for plays on political hot-button topics; you confuse Homeland Security with Home Depot; you prefer more lavish productions Read more
"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."