Sea Dog Theater presents this timely world premiere inspired by real-life immigration conflicts happening on a daily basis in this country. Get tickets for $5 off with the code "SHOWSCORE." More…
Given our current polarized political climate, it is easy to forget that behind these “political issues” are real people whose stories matter, and must be told.
See it if A play about ILLEGAL immigration. Two fine young actors. Play is a heartfelt one.
Don't see it if It brings out the pains of trying to get to America. It misses the point of reality, however. Most Americans came to this country Legally.
See it if 18 y.o HS girl tries to cope w/ her parents’ deportation and a smitten boy who wants to save her. Wonderful performances, full of feeling.
Don't see it if You are uninterested in families affected by deportation, and a tender teenage romance.
Also The "rare biosphere" is a symbol for the value of diversity.
See it if you'd like to see a powerful indictment of current US immigration policy that brings the issue close to home.
Don't see it if you think it's OK to separate families for the "crime" of wanting to make a life in the US when it's become impossible to do that at home.
See it if slice of life theater is your thing. Realistic stage business like cooking and laundry suggest everyday activities.
Don't see it if you expect a "well made play". It seems that is what the playwright intended but once the situation is defined nothing essential changes.
See it if You want to see a play that deals with illegal immigrants being deported from a child’s perspective that is left behind by the parents
Don't see it if You are expecting a big polished Broadway production. The set is very bare-bones
See it if Want 2 consider plight of immigrants who've tried to forge a better life 4 their family, seen thru a surprising perspective. Insightful.
Don't see it if Want more than 2 young actors on barebones, but evocative set . Don't want to face cruelty of US policies. At times funny, it lands right.
See it if you care about our uncompassionate immigration policies & like sympathetic characters trying to cope with almost insurmountable problems.
Don't see it if you want to see comedies, "light" entertainment, non-political content & dislike sad themes and distressed characters.
See it if you want to explore emotions/resilience of USA born Hispanic teen child of illegal immigrants, sis to toddlers, after their parents deported
Don't see it if you cannot enjoy a show including untranslated Spanish, too rapid garbled English, prop errors, or mixed racial/religion/ethnic teen romance
See it if You care about immigration policy and want to absorb yourself in the difficulties undocumented families face.
Don't see it if You want a break from politics or don't like thinking about hard things.
See it if This is a quiet little show that packs a punch. A thoughtful two-hander that deals with immigration, love, and coming of age in a touching
Don't see it if and relevant manner. Both leads give excellent performances, with Sophie's determination and Stephen's youthful naïveté in perfect contrast.
See it if you want to see a well written and acted play about the problems faced by immigrants.
Don't see it if you're not interested in the struggles of illegal immigrants to our country.
See it if you want to see a fresh, relevant, moving play with 2 amazing young actors. We loved it from start to finish and will try to bring friends!
Don't see it if you are not interested in serious present problems. But you might want to see it anyway to see what might be going on somewhere close by.
See it if A slow burn about the current state of illegal immigration and policies, set in a down to earth reality for many people.
Don't see it if You don't like theatre of the oppressed, or not in a relaxed state, this needs a quiet concentration, not to be mixed with caffeine.
See it if This play portrays 2 teenagers in a very positive light. They are caring, studious, and have good relations with their parents.
Don't see it if You don't like small productions
See it if you want a thought provoking show that keeps you on the edge of your seat. It also ties in current events seamlessly
Don't see it if you want a giant theater
See it if You would appreciate a really relevant and timely but sad story of the immigrant struggle in the U.S.
Don't see it if You're anti-immigrant and don't want to have that belief challenged.
See it if complex characters, true and witty dialogue, relevant theme.
Don't see it if Simple, bare bone production, but the company makes the absolute best of the limitations.
See it if Because It is relatable to what's going on in the USA these days. And also the acting is really alive and free. Makes it a good combination.
Don't see it if Only if you can't afford it, unfortunately. Other than that I don't know why one wouldn't go see it.
See it if You want to see excellent acting, brilliant dialogue, a good example of the harsh realities of today’s politics and the people it hurts.
Don't see it if You are not interested in seeing great acting, humor, tragedy, a charming love story, and a glimpse at today’s harsh reality of immigration.
See it if The play is timely, puts a human face on what it means to be born in America to undocumented migrants and is well suited for kids.
Don't see it if If you refuse to see two sides to a very polarizing issue in today's America. You don't have to change your mind, just keep it open.
See it if You enjoy good acting, truly unique staging, and theater that addresses hot-button issues in a non-smaltzy (read: Green Book) way.
Don't see it if Can't handle stories about immigrant families being torn apart.
See it if You like well acted and relevant material that is thought provoking and moves you emotionally.
Don't see it if You don’t like plays about things that are going on right now in the world or you don’t like plays that deal with real problems.