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The Hunting Season

From 5 member  reviews
Members say: Intense, Great acting, Relevant, Ambitious, Great staging

About the show

In this intense drama, a Haitian mother is roused to action after she has a  premonition that her son will be hunted and killed by police on this 18th birthday. Part of the 2018 Planet Connections Festivity. More…

She and her daughter take drastic measures to alter her son's destiny, but will it be enough? Can a prayer for divine intervention and magical religious practices alter a Black son’s fate?


Member Reviews (5)

MEMBERS SAY:

Intense, Great acting, Relevant, Ambitious, Great staging
70
Avg Score

70
Political, Mystic, Confusing

See it if you are interested in seeing a unique take on the epidemic of police violence against young black men.

Don't see it if you want to see a smooth, fully worked-out play.

Also There are moments in “The Hunting Season" that are electric or poignan... Read more Read less

40
Great acting, Great staging, The writing is nothing new

See it if You want to see a well staged show with some great acting performances

Don't see it if You are looking for something different regarding this subject matter.

Also The only reason I gave this such a high score is because of the stagin... Read more Read less

70
Great acting, Entertaining, Edgy, Intense

See it if You want to see a play based on a Haitian family and what a mother thinks is going to happen to her son on his 18th birthday.

Don't see it if You have a hard time understanding a Haitian accent. You are not interested in this culture.

Also When I first started listening to the dialogue it was a little difficu... Read more Read less

90
Intense, Relevant, Ambitious, Absorbing, Poignant

See it if to inhabit a world unfamiliar but resonant where love, hatred, faith & fear comingle ... & ponder how you might navigate it, react (or not).

Don't see it if Do. It's hard to peer into danger, esp. when it's of our own making. Great ensemble sustains our empathy, models the courage we must summon.

80
Great acting, Great staging, Intense, Relevant, Ambitious

See it if You like relevant plays about racial issues.

Don't see it if You dislike immigrants, mysticism, somewhat non-linear timelines and simulated violence.

Also The actors do a masterful job of making the audience care about the ma... Read more Read less


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