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See it if you're okay with a long, slow, repetitive play that touches on the same conflict over and over and doesn't get very far with it.
Don't see it if A great lead actress with communitytheateresque acting from the rest of the cast isn't your jam. you expected something masterfully written
See it if You are interested in what NYC was like decades ago vis-a-vis prejudice. You have a thing for convents. You like all female casts.
Don't see it if You expect a religious order to be depicted realistically. You like to hear every word the actors are saying.
See it if Great cast and writing can be found in "Memorare". While the story develops, each character gets a moment without running down a checklist.
Don't see it if The setting looks great on paper but in practice, it fails due to bad acoustics and no real stage. Don't see it during a cold winter night.
See it if You like shows with a strong cast (all women). You like period pieces with modern parallels. You like shows in unusual settings (a church).
Don't see it if You're picky about anachronisms in a period piece; it's a bit overlong.
See it if You want to see a well written show with solid performances. Set in a different time, yet the issues raised are just as relevant today.
Don't see it if You are uncomfortable with representation of religion. Or don’t want to see a show staged in a church.
See it if you're interested in racial attitudes in 1964. High concept (Nigerian postulate in a NYC convent) plays out through well-drawn characters.
Don't see it if you want a fully polished script. Superficial discussion of impt issues is oft repeated. Prayer/faith abounds. Not always believable plot.
See it if You'd enjoy seeing a talented all-female cast in a well-written play that addresses race relations
Don't see it if You want a lavish production with fancy staging and costumes, or are offended by plays that confront issues of racism
See it if You enjoy a well written play about nuns during the race riots of 1964 in New York. How they felt inside the walls and in their hearts.
Don't see it if You don't want to watch theatre sitting in church pews. Have no curiosity about nuns lives, esp during the change.
Also I really liked it. Nice ensemble. Thought provoking.
See it if want to step inside a Catholic convent and witness how their protected lives and beliefs are altered as events force them to re-evaluate.
Don't see it if you don't like small venues and simple staging, or don't want to see a play where all the actors are nuns.
See it if You want to see some very good writing and a great performance. You want to hear some truths about how many people think and behave.
Don't see it if You want a light and fluffy performance. You don't want to see a great performance. You are sensitive to race issues.
See it if A look into world not often seen-a convent in NYC in the '60s. Amazingly relevant what w/racism in the USA & carnage in the world; well done
Don't see it if You're looking for a full on staged prod-this is in a church (bring warm clothes!); you don't want to see an all female cast; need a comedy~
See it if You have any interest in religion, racism or social issues. Great writing and well done overall.
Don't see it if You don’t like small stage productions the theatre is an old church you’re only allowed to sit in the first three pews (perfect considering)
See it if You like an uber-talented ensemble transport you to another time and place with a razor-sharp script in staging by a deft director.
Don't see it if If you're looking for something easy. This play challenges you.
See it if White convent copes with racism and fear in NYC 1964. Conflict develops among the nuns. Enjoyable but simple characters. Clever plot twists.
Don't see it if Points are preached repetitively. The girl's emotional state seems too calm given her past. The ending wraps up the issues in a tidy bow.
See it if Want to be fully absorbed in world of ideas, prejudice, emotional scars. It's fine, smart & at times, funny. I think this one's a gem.
Don't see it if No interest in life of nuns, beliefs in God, moral questioning. It's a play about race, cultural differences, secrets, taboos.
See it if you want to see a profound, character driven new play that exposes racism where least expected. Brilliant writing surprises you with humor!
Don't see it if you're looking for a lavish production. This is a low budget, 1st production of a great play. The church is echo-ey, so sit up front.
See it if you like a well-written play about contemporary issues with good acting.
Don't see it if you don't like a minimal set, church pew seating (the front row has a cushion) or controversial material.
See it if you like character-driven stories; period pieces; plays with a strong, all-female cast; plays that explore racial tensions/outright riots
Don't see it if you need the story to feel natural -- this one feels a bit contrived; you don't want to see racist discussions acted out in front of you
See it if This one is set in a convent in during the Harlem Riots and we have a first hand look at prejudices that exist even behind the convent walls
Don't see it if You are not a fan of dramas. This is very much character driven as we learn the personalities that exist under the habits. A powerful tale.
See it if Marvelous to witness such natural chemistry between every single actresses. Balancing sensitive topics of race and faith quite effortlessly
Don't see it if Quaint production happening inside of an actual church. Faith, especially judgment of character, is often questioned in this play
See it if you want a well written story that is politically relevant today along with a great cast of talented women.
Don't see it if you want something light and easy, though you should still consider giving it a chance.