Sudacas Theater, a brand-new Latino-American theater company, presents Vanessa Verduga's heartfelt comedy about a recent widower who attempts to reconnect with his three grown kids. More…
After the death of his wife, Nelson—an old-fashioned Ecuadorian father—decides to get reacquainted with his three adult children...including his daughter from an extramarital affair. He invites himself to live with each of them, one at a time, leading to wacky situations that reveal past wounds. A comedic coming-of-age story that examines one man’s choices and how they impacted his family.
See it if You enjoy plays about families. You like comedies. You like heartwarming stories.
Don't see it if You don't like plays about families. You want a wholly original play-this one have a few cliches. You dislike heartwarming stories.
See it if you are interested in sitcom plots about a dysfunctional family and/or a new Latino theater group with some good actors
Don't see it if you are interested in a well constructed intelligent play that delves into dysfunctional family relationships in a profound way -not Humans
See it if You like sitcom type plot on stage. The acting and character development were uneven. Trying to tell an immigrant family story was admirable
Don't see it if You need more original storyline and characters to make the drama seem believable
See it if you like plays about family relationships and learning about other cultures
Don't see it if you are don't like other cultures or hearing languages other than English
See it if Latino play inspired by themes of family, fatherless existence, cohabitation, and forgiveness. A dramedy tinged with Spanish dialogue.
Don't see it if Latino telenovela comedy dramas are not your thing.
See it if you want to support latina theater. You like stories about familial reconciliation.
Don't see it if you want something new. I've met every character in a different play. Some of the reconciliation is slightly too clean for the premise.
See it if If you enjoyed Humans you will enjoy this although this may have a bit more of a farcical tilt to it
Don't see it if You have a problem relating to ethnic shows, specifically Latino although in my opinion the story could apply to any group
See it if You enjoy light hearted comedy situations, every dysfunctional family has. Ambitious attempt in developing many characters in a short time.
Don't see it if You want fully developed characters that are not stereo-typed.
See it if You like to understand the importance of a father in a child's life
Don't see it if You have bad childhood memories that you don't want conjured up.
See it if If you want to be entertained by mixed families coming together because of a falandering father's ways. Hilarious in a disfunctional way
Don't see it if Your a cheater or come from a broken home
See it if If you ever had a life filled with ups and downs and face reality's situations. Have an understanding that everyone makes mistakes.
Don't see it if Are not open minded. Unable to see things from a different prospective.
See it if you enjoy watching family dramas & good character actors. (There were technical issues that made it hard to watch, but will get fixed.)
Don't see it if you don't like unnecessary drama and angst and plot twists with no real function beyond extending the length of the play.
See it if you also come from a dysfunctional family and have a sense of humor about it.
Don't see it if you have major "daddy issues" because this will just enhance the trauma.
See it if If you like watching non-traditional family interactions between people with good intentions, but have trouble reconnecting.
Don't see it if You're dull and/or insipid. :)