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Los Angeles Blade
EMOTIONAL WEIGHTIMAGINATIVE STAGING… transcends standard narrative conventions by presenting the story and its characters through a ritualized approach which elevates them to the realm of myth… [an] excellent cast… The real star, though, is [playwright] Mayer” — John Paul King, Los Angeles Blade

Southern California News Group
IMPRESSIVE… vividly and stylishly set onstage by director José Luis Valenzuela…  jealousy, fear, tribalism and basic ignorance are the ideas at the core of Mayer’s work.” — Dany Margolies, Southern California News Group (Los Angeles Daily News, Long Beach Press-Telegram,  Orange County Register, Daily Breeze, Pasadena Star-News, Whittier Daily News, Inland Valley Daily Bulletin, San Bernardino Sun, Redlands Daily Facts, San Gabriel Valley Tribune, and Riverside Press-Enterprise.)

SIT-UP-AND-TAKE-NOTICE… staged to maximum effect…cinematic flow… echoes the ancient woes of King Oedipus… less a play than a world” — Leigh Kennicott, Showmag

The Pride LA
GROUNDBREAKING VIBRANT AND STYLISTICALL STAR PERFORMANCES… touches on relevant matters such as sexual fluidity, the advancement of women in sports, ‘machismo’ in the Latinx community and the overall marginalization of LGBTQ+ people of color trudging through a heteronormative world.” — Jorge Paniagua, The Pride LA

Theatre Notes
“The cast is excellent, giving big, passionate performances.” — Paul Myrvold, Theatre Notes