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three girls never learnt the way home

From 5 member  reviews
Members say: Confusing, Great acting, Slow, Entertaining, Funny

About the show

Using elements of magical realism and visceral theatricality, "three girls never learnt the way home" explores the question of what happens to children caught in the middle of complicated adult fears. More…

After being bussed into a newly integrated school, three friends find themselves in the center of a mysterious encounter which ignites a panic throughout the area. "three girls never learnt the way home" is part of the Cherry Lane Theatre's Mentor Project.

Member Reviews (5)


Confusing, Great acting, Slow, Entertaining, Funny
Avg Score

Quirky, Slow, Thought-provoking, Confusing, Ambitious

See it if While well acted by cast, playwright Olmos' drama of social integration & sexual awakening feels cobbled together & a bit underdeveloped

Don't see it if Use of magic realism causes more confusion than enlightenment The one adult in the cast comes across as strident & hurtful (intentional?)

Beautifully played, Theatrical, Supernatural, Poetic, Smart

See it if you'd like to experience a work by an emerging playwright that is sharply written & observed & fully theatrical.

Don't see it if you only like large-scale, full-blown productions or get queasy in tiny theatrical spaces.

Also A supernatural incident sits at the center of Matthew Paul Olmos’ shar... Read more Read less

Clever, Confusing, Funny, Great acting, Entertaining

See it if You like a playwright-in-the-making, with mentorship, figuring it all out. It was a nice small cast of 4 ladies- STRONG acting, especially

Don't see it if "Ivory". Great chemistry between the 3 young female leads. So emotive. I understood the inuedos and plot, despite being 15-min late. I see

Also Where people would be confused as the matter-at-hand was never implici... Read more Read less

Slow, Disappointing, Confusing, Great acting, Absorbing

See it if you want to see a very well-acted drama about a serious topic, don't mind foul language and sexual discussion

Don't see it if you expect to see a well-developed play, are offended by discussion of sexual fantasies and profanity, don't enjoy a confusing story

Also The play was very well-acted and the first 75 minutes kept me complete... Read more Read less

Great acting, Entertaining, Exquisite

See it if Really interesting take on paranormal events around really great acting and an intricate plot.

Don't see it if You don’t like good acting but a very unique plot, also a small space deserve a larger theater

“three girls never learnt the way home” hasn't been reviewed by any Critics (yet!)

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