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The Fare

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The Textile Co. presents a politically charged drama about a cab ride that changes the lives of everyone in the vehicle. More…

When a Pakistani cabbie gives a ride to a Connecticut banker in New York City, a dispute over the fare leads to an altercation touching on many timely issues including immigration, identity, class, color, privilege, prejudice, and what it means to be an American. Inspired by real events, 'The Fare' tells a fictitious story about what happens when two people with different backgrounds clash and end up caught in an event that's bigger than both of them.


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March 20th, 2017
"'The Fare' is a dramatic wonder that takes the everyday and calls it into question...What I love so much about this show is how simple the concept of the plot is, but how much cognitive thought goes into the simplicity of who is right, who is wrong...Everyone involved in this show was wonderful....
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March 31st, 2017
"'The Fare' is an interesting play but it has some rough moments and fails to deliver a coherent message. The story revolves around a New York banker who has a disagreement with a Pakistani cab driver over a fare. The dialogue is interesting but it takes place in truly ridiculous and unrealistic ...
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