the way she spoke

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(37 Reviews)
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Relevant, Thought-provoking, Intense, Slow, Disappointing

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Based on a series of intimate interviews, this new one-woman play demonstrates the power of speaking truth, even as it considers the implications of doing so.

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383 Reviews | 104 Followers
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Relevant, Well intentioned, important topic, Indulgent, Disappointing

See it if you want to see Isaac Gomez's reaction being exposed to things he should have known already

Don't see it if you cannot tolerate bilingual plays or violence toward women is triggering for you. Read more

Critic Reviews (11)

The New York Times
July 18th, 2019

"‘the way she spoke’ Is a Trip to Ciudad Juárez. Isaac Gomez’s one-woman play follows the trail of violence in a city on the Mexican border."
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Time Out New York
July 18th, 2019

★★★★ "Kate Del Castillo stars in Isaac Gomez's terrific solo show about horrors in Ciudad Juárez."
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July 19th, 2019

"The 'docu-mythologia' about the disappeared women of Juarez, Mexico, is both sobering and distancing."
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July 18th, 2019

"'The Way She Spoke' Spotlights the Epidemic of Female Homicides in Ciudad Juárez. Kate del Castillo stars in the latest solo show from Audible."
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July 19th, 2019

"Isaac Gomez's 'THE WAY SHE SPOKE' Explores a City's History of Violence Against Women"
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Lighting & Sound America
July 29th, 2019

"Isaac Gomez's new work is an honest and honorable attempt at tackling an appalling, long-running injustice; that it is a losing battle says much about the difficulty of the material, which may be immune to dramatic treatment, at least in the format employed here."
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New York Stage Review
July 18th, 2019

★★★ "Kate del Castillo delivers an actor's tour de force as more than a dozen characters in this contemporary border drama."
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July 26th, 2019

"Though it's based on interviews with the relatives of a number of young Mexican women--and girls, really--who had gruesome deaths in Ciudad Juarez, "the way she spoke" is surprisingly unconvincing. It's not so much the writing as the performance that prevents us from following or believing what we're told."
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