"The Brothers Paranormal" follows two Thai brothers who launch a business to investigate paranormal activities. More…
When they investigate the home of an African-American couple, who have been displaced by Hurricane Katrina, their notions of reality, fantasy, and sanity clash against the shocking truth. This play highlights how present-day humanity deals with grief and the beauty of compassion that is revealed even in our darkest hours.
See it if Are interested in ghosts, Pan Asian shows this for you.Great writing & plot & special effects. The cast is superb. Riveting
Don't see it if Don't like ghosts, spirits and the paranormal
See it if Want to see talented work of multicultural cast; learn something about different cultures and to be scary
Don't see it if Not a fun of paranormal or not mentally stable and easy frightening (nothing bad about it, I was scary also) by loud sounds and sharp lights
See it if into ghosts/ paranormal; ethnically diverse cast; use of foreign languages; dark themes
Don't see it if easily scared; the theatre is pitch dark, with occasional loud noises - ghostly sounds/images
See it if ..you'll enjoy a good ghost story about Thai immigrants dealing with profound loss. Good interracial relationships
Don't see it if .. 2 hrs is too long. Talky scenes are slow
See it if U are interested in horror story,deals with ghosts,family dynamic, paranormal activity, immigration issues, dealing with past, intercultural
Don't see it if U are not a fan of shows that deals with issues above,Pan Asian theater, small theater with small cast, loud noises,screaming,dramatic light
See it if You loved The Sixth Sense. Good acting. Good lighting. No ear-splitting music prior to curtain. Comfortable seating.
Don't see it if A little long at two hours even with an intermission. Could be tightened up. Loud noises and strobe lighting. Minimal set. Poor staging.
See it if you like to see an original story partly about paranormal activities, partly about humans feeling displaced from their country or home town.
Don't see it if if you can't handle sudden loud noises or light flashes or if you don't like anything related to paranormal.
See it if You are fascinated by ghosts and apparitions and the paranormal within a Thai cultural setting.
Don't see it if You are scared of ghosts, or are not open minded. This does force you to think about things in a different way.
See it if you like ghost stories with a twist, you want to enJOY hearing Asian American and African American voices
Don't see it if you scare easily and don't like it, want big production and don't like plays that discuss mental health
Also i was pleasantly surprise at how engaging this play was
See it if You are intrigued by the ideas of presenting a rather sad version of the ghost busters on stage,... There are some funny moments though.
Don't see it if You are scared of ghosts, some scary moments.
See it if For people who want to be entertained, thrilled & excited by unusual plays that deal with paranormal phenomena & human psyche. Funny. Moving
Don't see it if U hate fun. U have no humor. U judge smaller budget plays by snobbish Broadway standards or by phony supercilious pro theater critic’s view.
See it if you like drama/psycological/ suspense thriller/horror/ & some humor rolled into one...in an unpredictable plot full of surprises. Well done!
Don't see it if you want elaborate stage/big cast/ light musicals. Though venue is small & set is minimal, they worked well w/ great sounds & lighting FX !
See it if You want to see a truly original work about the immigrant experience and displaced Americans. First Thai American play I’ve seen.
Don't see it if You’re expecting just a ghost story. It’s much more than that but it’s better to see it without knowing the plot.
See it if basically 2 stories intertwined into one by paranormal events. Quite interesting and outside the box.
Don't see it if a plot point later in the play appears a bit contrived
See it if you want to see a fast moving play with great acting that absorbs your attention with its clever, often surprising plot twists.
Don't see it if if the subject of death and ghosts combined with scary sound effects and visuals is disturbing to you.
See it if Smartly written story, elements of family drama, love, loss and grief, the immigrant experience, and ghostly goings on. Surprise twists!
Don't see it if Don't like supernatural theme, loud noises, jump scares, creepy figures, some talky scenes slow down the action.
See it if Mashup of horror and family drama for a look at how different people work through trauma and separation. Great lighting & sound!
Don't see it if Certain scenes drag without much narrative force- instead of producing melancholia they describe it.
See it if Play with good character depictions and unexpected twists with paranormal storyline.
Don't see it if Have no interest in the occult.
See it if You are open to the possibility of the supernatural, you enjoy seeing family dynamics played out inter- and cross-culturally
Don't see it if You are grieving a loss and could be triggered, need big splashy sets, are not interested in cultures that might be different from yours
See it if you'd be interested in a show that has elements of crossed cultures and family drama, with some paranormal creepiness tossed in.
Don't see it if you want a well-honed production. What you come to understand about the characters is meaningful, but it's a bit of a slog to get there.
See it if I work with paranormal experiences so I found it extremely interesting and the acting was very good.
Don't see it if If you don't believe in the paranormal and if you aren't interested in learning more about it