Labyrinth Theater Company presents the world premiere of this timely comedy, which grapples with income inequality, gentrification, and cutthroat capitalism. More…
Yusuf studies philosophy. Xiomara is ambitious. Isabel keeps it real. These are the employees of Harlem Office, a neighborhood copy shop, where promotions are rare and raises are even rarer. But when one employee is given the chance to move up, friendships are tested and loyalty turns out to be less valuable than cold hard cash. Soon cutbacks and office politics have everyone fighting to keep their jobs and their sanity in this searing new play about clocking in, clocking out, and rising up.
See it if you enjoy works that provide social commentary on issues like workplace inequality
Don't see it if you are expecting a comedy. While it is billed as a comedy and has funny moments, it is more commentary that comedy
See it if you want to see an earnest production in an impressive set about very hackneyed concepts of office hiring and promotion
Don't see it if you are going to ask yourself for 2 hours: why did they bother to make a play about this, and what's with all the laser projections?
See it if enjoy a really great set design, are looking for extremely topical theater combining issues about race and income inequality.
Don't see it if You are hoping for a clear plot line and real charachter development, you want the directing and design ideas integrated with the script.