Urban Stages in association with East Hampton's John Drew Theater present the US premiere of this fast-paced British comedy about a Middle Eastern surgeon who immigrates to England,. More…
The doctor arrives in London in search of work and a new life. Instead, through a series of hilarious mistakes and hapless missteps, he runs afoul of both white nationalists and liberal hypocrites, and discovers some surprising truths about the way immigrants are viewed.
See it if You can open up to just listening to a story rather than the idea of being presented with a "play." Terrific cast, perfect timing, very fun
Don't see it if If you've forgotten what running once felt like, or that a broomstick at one time might have been a sword, a spear or a means of flight.
See it if you want a madcap show. The actors switching characters continually can be amusing. The show's air of levity is fun.
Don't see it if don't like mild slapstick humor and campy shows. The foreign accents can wear thin after a while. The plot can be a little hard to follow.
See it if You want to see an entertaining show that deals with a serious matter in a very quirky and " light " way. They 4 actors are quite delightful
Don't see it if You expect a show with a very easy to follow plot. It is ( at times ) confusing and it doesn't help that the actors constantly switch roles
See it if You want to be entertain by energetic physical comedy & not be burdened with serious plots of xenophobia and racism. This is a comedy/parody
Don't see it if You are a grouch who hate goofy spoofy method of telling a story lightheartedly but still raise consciousness about a serious subject.
See it if Want to see four young actors in a very fast pace tale where the actors all are playing the same character.
Don't see it if If you can't follow a fast paced play
See it if You're interested in the plight of immigrants. Want to see a show that is a refreshing take on a very relevant topic.
Don't see it if You want something completely linear and easy to follow. Are not interested in immigration or the current political climate.
See it if You like slap-stick comedy. All 4 characters play the same role it was delightful! I can't see anyone NOT liking this! I want to go again!
Don't see it if you have no imagination what so ever! If you can't see what they are trying to create and you just have no sense of humor.
See it if you like innovation and can appreciate fast paced and zany improv-like acting, and can be patient with some plot confusion!
Don't see it if you want traditional and linear "drama".
See it if you like clever staging, creative use of the set and props, and good storytelling.
Don't see it if you don't like clever staging, creative use of the set and props, or good storytelling.
See it if you want to see a great cast playing many characters. Bravo to director & actors
Don't see it if you don't want to see a story about the sad and vicious treatment of an immigrant
See it if you want to see young actors in a great ensemble production. good entertainment. good way to see up and coming young actors.
Don't see it if you are looking for a long play. this play is from 2006 but the themes are relevant today. if you don't like off or off off broadway shows
See it if you need a good laugh. For fans of physical humor, it doesn't get much better. Some serious issues addressed, but not too directly.
Don't see it if you are looking for a serious drama, lots of costume and staging spectacle. Immigration issues are serious but not here.
See it if Superb acting, very original play where the actors exchange roles rapidly and present the stage at their acting....An intimate theater...
Don't see it if you like to see an amazing acting with a great humor...
See it if only to cheer an admirably versatile, gung-ho troupe juggle acting with moving props & witty sound effects--you're confused but charmed!
Don't see it if you're averse to tiny theaters, minimal set design, following dizzying story line and actors in multiple roles, or lack of plot resolution.
See it if You want to experience something different w 4 actors interchanging 1 role, can appreciate British humor, like physical humor.
Don't see it if You don't like any of the above. Need a linear show, don't have an open mind, can't see how show us relevant to society's views.
See it if you want to see a short show with a little humor and some good actors. If you like stories being narrated and acted out in an inventive way.
Don't see it if you find actors acting out every little word boring. It is a little excruciating to watch absolutely every movement and sound performed.
See it if quick wittiness entertains you, having a Greek chorus type evening floats your boat, you enjoy inanity!
Don't see it if Off the wall types of comedies do not appeal to you or you prefer straightforward acting in your comedies
See it if you're a fan of actors playing multiple roles, switching roles often, using accents and props cleverly; if you enjoy ingenuity and humor.
Don't see it if you need a linear, clear plot line; if you have difficulty keeping track of plays with actors playing different roles all throughout.