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The Bottoming Process – Reviews

Los Angeles Times
COMPLEX…  about the desire to be loved in a world that tells you that you are unlovable… [playwright Nicholas] Pilapil’s voice and commentary shined.” — Steven Vargas, Los Angeles Times

KCRW 89.9 FM 
A STRONG SCRIPT, A TERRIFIC CAST, AND SOLID DIRECTION… an intelligent play about race, assumptions, appropriation, and white privilege… avoids the easy answers and simple villains.” — Anthony Byrnes, KCRW 89.9 FM

People’s World 
ELEGANTLY NUANCED… an ideal mix of humor and sobriety; it’s clever, savvy, and consummately contemporary… deserves broad national exposure.” — Eric Gordon, People’s World

Diaspora Times 
HONES IN on a specific Filipino experience with Filipino talent… challenges parameters and expectations from one self, the greater Filipino community, and the world.” — Dino-Ray Ramos, The Disapora Times

UNIQUE… a deep analysis of power structure and interracial relationships… a subtle mixture of lyricism and playful comedy with a punch.” — Joe Mosqueda, Glamgical
BRILLIANT… The discussion surrounding race and the model minority myth is very much relevant to this day… this production is exactly why I love live theatre!” — Keshia Sih-Tseng, blogger/influencer

Culver City News
A TALENTED CAST… George Salazar in a tour-de-force performance… a realistic look at what it takes to have a successful modern-day relationship given the pressures of social media and loneliness.” — Shari Barrett, Culver City News

Stage and Cinema
FUNNY… packed with pop cultural references… the love child of Pride and Prejudice and Queer as Folk, but written in LA-speak… playwright Nicholas Pilapil has quite a unique and sharp voice.” — William C., Stage and Cinema