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Gazoline

Members say: Thought-provoking, Resonant, Great acting, Great writing, Absorbing
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18 reviews
 

IATI Theater presents a new drama about five New York City Latino millennials at a crossroads. Do they fight injustice in a world destined for war, commotion, and hate, or do they remain passive observers?

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'Gazoline' was inspired by the 2005 French riots, when young activists burned one luxury car each night to raise awareness of the world’s desperate need to redeem itself and re-embrace peace, equality, and justice. It is an exploration of youth’s unrest and the quest for hope, equality, and justice by one of Spain’s most prolific contemporary writers.

 

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Reviews (18)

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Avg Score

92
Edgy, Intense, Thought-provoking, Resonant, Good creative team & cast!

See it if U want to see how politics & unsatisfactory circumstances affect young immigrants & what can occur when explosive elements mix & collide.

Don't see it if U're tired of politics, immigrant related issues or have little interest in how youth view society and what triggers their actions/reactions

Also This is a well written play that resonates with current political conc... Read more Read less

78
Ambitious, Intelligent, Profound, Relevant, Contemporary

See it if exploration of emotions and interactions between young people within the sociopolitical climate interests you

Don't see it if reading subtitles quickly (sometimes lagging) as the dialogue is fast-paced

81
Absorbing, Great acting, Thought-provoking, Resonant, Great writing

See it if You want to watch Latino experience. So relevant to our current political situation. Sad to see this group was caught in a dilemma.

Don't see it if You don't know Spanish and you don't want to watch English subtitles. You are not interested in the lives of teenagers.

85
Absorbing, Thought-provoking, Great staging

See it if This is a great non traditional play that spurs the viewer to step outside their comfort zone and see the world from other perspectives.

Don't see it if If you aren't comfortable with unconventional structural formats or don't care for being challenged as an audience member.

90
Great acting, Thought-provoking, Resonant, Great writing

See it if you can. Great show overall, actors and story line are fantastic. Highly recommend seeing it.

Don't see it if You don't speak Spanish and you don't want to read English subtitles. You want a big stage production.

79
Clever, Thought-provoking, Entertaining

See it if you want to see an adaptation that takes risks to bring a real story closer to our New York reality today.

Don't see it if you like classic stagings.

100
Ambitious, Great acting, Intense, Relevant, Resonant

See it if You like contemporary theatre with vividly-drawn characters and powerful elements that come together beautifully at the end

Don't see it if [no, just see it]

80
Absorbing, Refreshing, Resonant

See it if you are seeking contemporary theatre from new voices. These are some people to watch in the coming years.

Don't see it if you prefer classic/repertoire theatre.

86
Absorbing, Edgy, Thought-provoking

See it if You like theater with a clear message

Don't see it if You like shows that are purely entertaining. This one will make you think.

71
Great acting, Thought-provoking, Relevant, Slow, Entertaining

See it if Don't mind reading english subtitles or if you can understand Spanish. Interested in the subject of protest.

Don't see it if Don't want to read subtitles or if you're a slow reader and can't keep up with the subtitles .

100
Great acting, Thought-provoking, Refreshing, Resonant, Great writing

See it if You like contemporary and daring theatre. This play treats the issue of a society that is tired of being invisible to its leaders.

Don't see it if You prefer classic theatre.

100
Intelligent, Thought-provoking, Must see, Great writing, Entertaining

See it if you love great theater that would makes you think about your own reality.

Don't see it if you are concerned about reading supertitles.

92
Clever, Great acting, Thought-provoking, Profound, Riveting

See it if like suspense, have an open mind, want to understand situations about low-income communities

Don't see it if Don't understand Spanish and do not like to read subtitles, do not like metaphorical and figurative acts

95
Absorbing, Profound, Relevant

See it if You like good acting.

Don't see it if You are racist.

99
Thought-provoking, Profound, Resonant, Great writing

See it if you like theater about our current reality and done well.

Don't see it if you are into classic theater only.

100
Great acting, Relevant, Resonant

See it if Great acting, staging, sound design-- very relevant and exciting play.

Don't see it if See it!!!

54
Great acting, Banal, Confusing, Excruciating, Cliched

See it if you want to see good actors do a decent job with a confusing, asburd adaptation and staging

Don't see it if If you know: US doesn't have Minister of Interior, and she wouldn't park her car in Brooklyn; friends usually dress alike, not by stereotype

100
Absorbing, Masterful, Must see, Great writing, Entertaining

See it if you want to see something refreshing. If you are unhappy with current world events and would love to do something about it. Worth it !

Don't see it if you don't enjoy theater ... I'm joking ... it is a must see, even for those who do not love theater.