"A quiet but uproarious wonder...Each actor shines in capturing the language and demeanor of this 'backwards' time to show that women were struggling but empowering themselves back then, as well...It feeds the many stigmas and tropes we have of women today, while simultaneously crushing them...Lopez assures Ana Caro’s masterpiece becomes a staple for how women’s empowerment is vitally derived from self-empowerment." Full Review
See it if You like Good Theatre (even if it's in a language that you don't speak...there's simultext in English translation at your seat. Go at once.
Don't see it if You only want to hear English in the Theatre; or admire the work of a very fine company with a customer and set designer who are geniuses.
See it if you enjoy stories set in the 17th century Spain (including language) and dramatic, romantic comedies.
Don't see it if you dislike strong female characters, period pieces/costumes, or poetic dialogue.
See it if You like the Golden Age of Spanish literature with poetic dialogue in verse. Gorgeous costumes!
Don't see it if You don't like to read English super titles while play is in Spanish.
See it if you enjoy prose. Highly over-rated. Confusing from the word "GO" (and spanish is my first language). High expectations; very disappointed.
Don't see it if you don't get prose. Bad enough there were FOUR different spanish accents among the 9, all trying desperately to emote in old-world prose.
See it if If you want to see a play that has a fun story with wonderful actors
Don't see it if You have trouble following plays in a foreign language and don’t want to read translations.
See it if Enjoy dramas where there are twists to the plot and strong female characters
Don't see it if Are not bilingual. The translator at the seat was not in sync with the dialogue and kept shutting off
See it if you like period pieces with alternative views of history. Which also have themes of empowering women.
Don't see it if you like classic period pieces which do not deviate from the facts. If you don't like having to read subtitles.
See it if you like strong women, masquerades, duplicitous characters. Romance
Don't see it if you are troubled by other than English, are sensitive to imperfect translation imperfectly presented.
See it if .... you enjoy watching an old story come to life being portrayed by great actors.
Don't see it if .... if you have trouble following the old-time Spanish which I did, despite being fluent in the language.
See it if charming satire of Don Juan, the world's greatest lover.Romantic comedy with deliberate exaggeration for comic effect.Captivating and fun!
Don't see it if you don't appreciate a good parody, or if you only prefer musicals.
See it if You love Spanish plays and understand what is being said, the subtitle machines did not always pick up the correct terminology
Don't see it if You can’t follow along with sub titles
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