See it if you'd enjoy exploring a different setting (black box theater in Queens), w/a tight-knit cast, moving script, & beautiful background music.
Don't see it if play(s)-w/in-a-play isn't your thing; use of another language not always translated throws you; minimalist theater doesn't rock your world.
See it if You are looking for a play with immediate relevance to your world as it is today. You want to support Latinx artists.
Don't see it if You dislike blackbox style plays. This is a barebones play. Effective, but sparse in design.
See it if You like a well acted play that demonstrates how stories build community
Don't see it if You are sick of hamfisted Donald Trump references in every GD play that opens. Mind that the wrapper narrative is preachy not absorbing.
See it if You enjoy small scale storytelling with a purpose. There is joy in hearing a classic legend, and soul in the immigrants finding their story.
Don't see it if You have no patience or willingness to hear about people you may not understand.
See it if You are interested in immigration problems you want to know more about latino culture you like short stories
Don't see it if you expect a big staging or a big production. you don't like indie theatre.
See it if You want to see a show with actors jumping seamlessly between their characters and the characters they play in the stories in the play.
Don't see it if You're a non-Spanish speaker and don't want to deal with a small amount of dialogue being in Spanish.
See it if you like creativity, the writing takes you through every person & leaves you wanting more. Will give you all the feels for each character.
Don't see it if you are not someone who can see things from another person's view and if you don't like creativity.
See it if You want to share an evening with an audience and actors who care about our shared humanity with deportees, re-enacting stories to stay sane
Don't see it if You don't like imaginative theater that layers cultural stories into the new stories of the people re-enacting fables for comfort/courage
See it if you like a show that combines humor with pathos and thought-provoking discussion.
Don't see it if You don't like "story-theatre" technique or are anti-immigrant.
See it if You care about world/personal events of today and how we all have history/family/baggage that makes us who we are.
Don't see it if you don't understand the world today and don't care. If lessons learned yesterday mean nothing, you won't enjoy this story of courage & love
See it if Creative, cleverly staged, moving. Addresses immigration but not preachy. Writing sophisticated yet accessible to anyone over 10. Go see it!
Don't see it if Haters with closed minds may not like it (but would benefit from seeing it).
See it if You want to witness storytelling at its finest. The cast and production team are so talented and you'll be moved to both laughter and tears.
Don't see it if You want an apolitical fluff piece with splashy design elements.
See it if You like smart, timely, and honest storytelling. This is an enchanting, gorgeously written, and beautifully staged piece of theatre.
Don't see it if you require big budget special effects in your theatre-going.
See it if ...you enjoy pieces of theatre that utilize ensemble acting that revels in storytelling--and connecting those stories to our world today.
Don't see it if ...you are easily disappointed by small, low budget productions that focus on great acting and staging over spectacle.
See it if A chemistry of the cast like a strong and nuanced vintage....thanks to the director. The story is important. Funny, sad, powerful, inspiring
Don't see it if I can think of no good reason not to see this show...
See it if You want to be taken in by funny Latinx folkloric tales that will ultimately break your heart before lifting you up again.
Don't see it if You don't like storytelling theatre, or are afraid to be part of the immigration conversation.
See it if You want to see a smart, thought-provoking show that is entertaining, funny, yet endearing and in touch with today's world.
Don't see it if Everyone should see it, honestly.
See it if This show brings depth, sadness, and laughter to the audience. The music speaks the language of each character and is artistic.
Don't see it if you dislike theatre
See it if you enjoy creative theatrical works that captivate, entertain, and move you. This is a stunning ensemble piece with immense humor and heart.
Don't see it if you are a cynic or rely on spectacle for entertainment. This piece is sweet, nostalgic, fun, thoughtful, and simply executed.
See it if You understand the universal language of folk stories, you believe a fool can become a hero, and that love will always trump hate.
Don't see it if you think the art of theater begins and ends with Cats.
See it if It gives the audience a needed opportunity to see the humanity of individuals. The play transcends labels and pre-conceived notions.
Don't see it if I can't find a reason for someone not to see this show. It's too important, especially right now.