Reviews for Issei, He Say at New Jersey Rep

issei1jpg-e14714ae1900458eReviews for Chloé’s world premiere of Issei, He Say (or the Myth of the First) have started coming in:

Marina Kennedy of BroadwayWorld writes: “This is a show that should be seen. Important and timely, it portrays themes that transcend ethnic and geographic boundaries…We predict that Issei, He Say (Or the Myth of the First) is a show that will have a long life in the theatre. It is a revealing portrait of humankind at a time when immigration and the plight of refugees is a significant issue in our country and beyond.” For the full review click here. 

Patrick Maley of NJ.com writes: “In this tense terrain, Hung proves herself an exciting new playwriting voice by finding both explosive conflict and complex warmth…Filtered though Lucy’s lens, “Issei, He Say” takes on added depth and warmth because it is not only about how cultural baggage can render personal connection intractable, but also about a young girl struggling to reconcile that bewildering condition.” For the full review click here.

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