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.
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?)
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.
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
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