Lunch with Sonia

Lunch with Sonia NYC Reviews and Tickets

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Delightful, Slow, Great staging

A dance, theatre, puppet piece inspired by the dignified life and death of a 72-year-old woman named Sonia. 

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531 Reviews | 62 Followers
Slow, Delightful, Great staging

See it if puppet theatre pieces are your thing. a nice tale of an elderly woman.

Don't see it if want a big story. not quite enough of a play and not enough movement.

Critic Reviews (2)

The New York Times
October 8th, 2021

“'Sonia' lifts a grief-tinged tale to a joyous realm, with Sonia at the center, eager to dance in hot pink Crocs. The piece is inspired by Restrepo’s experience with his own aunt Sonia, and it is understandably a bit longer than it needs to be: a result of the fond wish of the living to resurrect our lost beloveds and linger in their company."
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New York Theater
September 29th, 2021

"But what’s most remarkable about the show is something subtle. Sonia is surrounded by friends and family, and possibly home health aides, and it really looks as if they are caring for her...but Restrepo and the five other members of his Loco7 company are also the puppeteers bringing her to life."
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