Inspired by interviews with undocumented Latin America immigrants, the piece will take the form of a fandango, a community celebration where stories are brought to life through music, dance, and performance. More…
From the show:
Note: Performances will be staged at multiple locations, please consult the company website for more information.
On the eve of city-wide ICE raids, a group of immigrants gather in an undisclosed community center in NYC for a fandango. As fear encroaches — fear for family left behind in their home countries, fear for loved ones in the middle of their dangerous journey to New York, fear of leaving the sanctuary of the community center simply just get a bag of ice — a sense of camaraderie builds between the participants. Strangers become friends, friends become family, and the fandango plays on.
See it if you'd like to see a lovely, compelling show culled from the real life experiences of immigrants
Don't see it if you're not interested in our past & current situation of separating family & friends from each other
See it if You have any opportunity to do so. This is a celebration of humanity - life-affirming + heart-wrenching. A beautiful production & evening.
Don't see it if N/A
See it if A passionate tale of immigrant lives with beautiful score by Padilla. Heartfelt and performed with sensitivity
Don't see it if If folkloric music and bilingual storytelling is not up your alley, this may not be for you
See it if you are interested in touching immigrant stories supported by beautiful music. The structure is simple, but it works.
Don't see it if you have no interest in immigrants and their struggles or are looking for a full blown musical.
See it if You are an insider in the immigration wars in US and elsewhere; you are content with 1-sided presentation of a complicated issue (US=meany).
Don't see it if You thought it would be in Spanish--spoken in English, with Spanish supertitles; you want real discussion of how to deal w/ immigration.
See it if you're looking for the perfect blend of a musical play that flawlessly moves between reality and heightened emotions.
Don't see it if you want an R rated experience. I honestly can't think of reasons not to recommend it.
See it if you want insight into the personal stories of undocumented immigrants and their families. And you like live Latin music.
Don't see it if you prefer heavily produced shows in large venues.
See it if Based on touching real life stories of the hopes, dreams, difficulties & realities of immigrants to the U.S. from Latin America. Great cast!
Don't see it if The similarities of some of the stories can feel repetitive, but still touching. This was an early preview so this can be addressed.
See it if you, you know persons who, or would like to understand lives of persons who, identify as Latin immigrant to USA within the last 20 years
Don't see it if you’re not interested in histories or lives of recent Hispanic immigrants to USA, don’t like Hispanic music/dance, can’t sit 2 hrs no interv
See it if interested in immigrant stories, told with music and dance. Like to see plays that make you think about contemporary issues.
Don't see it if you want a splashy show--this is very simply staged. If you don't want to hear about the lives of documented and undocumented immigrants.
See it if you are interested in a story based on interviews with recent mostly undocumented immigrants from Latin America, their hopes & realities.
Don't see it if you don't like Latin American music, immigrant stories, or hear the stories of people who might be facing deportation in/from this country.
See it if Moving play w focus on a group of immigrants having "a party w a point", terrific musicdancing&true stories while awaiting a loved one from*
Don't see it if More songs&dialogue rather than narrative'd make the show more interestingThird eve on preview:room x improvement,yet see it@ any nycborough
See it if You understand the terrible injustice done to immigrants who flock to the US for economic reasons & to escape violence.
Don't see it if You don’t want to hear stories of people who risk their life to come to this country.