Part of FringeNYC: A young Pakistani-American activist has been recruited to infiltrate a militant group in the Middle East. When she disappears, her recruiter has to determine whether she has changed sides or been betrayed. He finds out the truth is more complicated. More…
Categories: Drama, Local. From White Rabbit & Ego Actus. Written by Maximillian Singh Gill. Directed by Joan Kane.
See it if You want to see the complexities of Middle-East politics and US foreign policy.
Don't see it if You become overwhelmed by portrayals of violence.
See it if you want to see something that involves the war on terror with a sympathetic Muslim character.
Don't see it if you will be disappointed with the lack of focus, rushed development, and characters' unbelievable tone shifts. I give it a C+ grade.
See it if You want a deeper understanding of the cultural cross-currents that affect young Muslim-Americans.
Don't see it if You don't want to be challenged to re-think attitudes about allies and enemies, and human compassion.
See it if You enjoy poetic language, current affairs and seeing intelligent issues presented in a well-thought out way on stage.
Don't see it if You're not a fan of political, thought-provoking plays, or if you like your plays to end with easy resolutions.
See it if you are interested in Homeland, homeland security, international relations, Syria or Pakistan
Don't see it if if you are sick of stories about spies or Homeland security.
See it if you like Homeland and intense/political theater
Don't see it if you are hard-of-hearing or like to have lots of ranges of emotion/performance during a piece
See it if If you appreciate serious dramas which are pertinent to the issues facing our nation today.
Don't see it if You are looking for something frivolous.