From Tectonic Theater Project, the creators of 'The Laramie Project,' 'Gross Indecency,' and '33 Variations,' comes 'Uncommon Sense,' a new play about living life on the autism spectrum. More…
Meet Moose, Dan, Jess, and Lali, four people on the spectrum, and discover the remarkable ways they and their families conquer challenges through humor, determination and love. Inspired by interviews with real people, this multimedia play reveals our universal challenges with “difference,” our desire to connect, and the lengths we will go for the people we love.
See it if You want to see a show about autism and it's characteristics. Unfortunately, I thought it was very stereotypical and a bit over-acted.
Don't see it if You don't like smaller productions or this subject matter.
Also Staging was excellent
See it if you enjoy stories about individuals on the Autism Spectrum. Some of the scenes were overacted and not a great representation.
Don't see it if you want to see a big production
See it if If you are curious about issues facing families with members on the spectrum and the impact on relationships and daily life
Don't see it if You are uncomfortable with portrayals of people who are not neurotypical and cannot empathize with the paths the characters deal with
See it if you are interested in the subject matter, you are or know someone on the spectrum and like non traditional shows.
Don't see it if You want to see a lighthearted show. Parts are emotional and you'll leave with plenty of questions.
See it if you have a connection to autism or are interested in characters who experience the world differently; you like great acting and staging.
Don't see it if you are looking for a story that follows a central character through a beginning, middle and end.
See it if you want to see a really positive and smart piece of theatre with great staging, design, and acting; this production is such a gem!
Don't see it if you are not interested in learning more about autism and you do not feel you want to see autism portrayed on stage
See it if you want to see an honest portrayal of people on the autism spectrum, and how it affects them and their loved ones.
Don't see it if seeing people with autism (and their loved ones) depicted onstage would upset you. It was heart-breaking, yet extremely touching.
See it if you want to see characters on stage representing the autism spectrum in a truthful way.
Don't see it if you prefer traditional plays with few characters and singular storyline.
See it if You're a fan of Tectonic and enjoy their style of storytelling. You want a better understanding of the broad spectrum of autism.
Don't see it if You prefer one narrative over several. You don't like vignette-style storytelling.
See it if WOW!LOVED THIS!!Fabulous play, outstanding acting, lighting and sound.Don’t miss,especially if you are on autism spectrum or caregiver.Bravo
Don't see it if Theme of autism is a trigger.
See it if Want to get several different examples of lives of people with autism that aren't sugar coated
Don't see it if You would get too overwhelmed with all the displays though there are more sensory friendly performances
See it if you're specifically interested in autism. If you have no particular interest in autism you'd be better off watching something else
Don't see it if I rarely leave early but I would have if I could and wouldn't have missed out on anything. I regret going to watch it based on goofy reviews
See it if for a fast-paced, excellent production of moving, heartwarming, heart-breaking stories about people and families living with autism.
Don't see it if you want light theater - this play inspires many emotions - humor, sadness, frustration, anger, empathy; you leave exhausted but satisfied
See it if You love great direction, physical theatre! Incredible acting and meaningful plays!
Don't see it if You are afraid to go deep with you feelings and emotions.
See it if you want to learn about autism in a nuanced and human way. This has biology lesson parts but it is more about the actual life side
Don't see it if you don't like conceptual pieces that can get a bit uncomfortable at times because of the subject matters and the actions of the actors
See it if you like work that is challenging and moving, and you don't need one linear story from beginning to end
Don't see it if people meeting personal challenges makes you uncomfortable, and you like linear plays with simple plots
See it if You want to know more about the autism spectrum. Or want to see a beautiful piece of art.
Don't see it if If you don't have any desire to know what it's like to be nero-atypical or see through someone else's brain.
See it if You are interested in seeing the world from a very different point of view. You are interested in plays dealing with autism.
Don't see it if You are not interested in autism. You only like musicals.
See it if you know someone on the autism spectrum or want to become familiar with it
Don't see it if you are not open minded
See it if You want to have a better understanding of what Autism looks like in our society and how families cope with having a child on the spectrum
Don't see it if If you expect a story with an arc and resolution.
See it if You enjoy learning about what makes different people tick but don't normally see much theater.
Don't see it if You get easily confused.
See it if You want to get informed and/or know/care about people on the spectrum, you are interested in a highly diverse set of stories about autism
Don't see it if Each story has a narrative thru but if you aren't interested in stories that aren't more traditionally told, it's more of an exploration
Also Super important, learned a lot, some great performances, hi-five.