Twist the Knife

Twist the Knife

THEATER REVIEW: SAN FRANCISCO

Show #67: Forever Never Comes, Crowded Fire, June 11

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Ethnical Difficulties

24 February, 2010 Theater 4 comments
Ethnical Difficulties

It’s funny that the night after I saw The Breach, in which racist imagery is offered up as an exhibit of the continuing harmful legacy of slavery, I’d see a show that’s also critiquing ethnic stereotypes, this time by gleefully reveling in their very offensiveness. Impact Theatre’s world premiere of Enrique Urueta’s Learn to Be Latina is an often screamingly funny show offering a heaping helping of “oh no he didn’t,” plus what’s no doubt the most priceless glory hole moment I’ve ever seen on stage.

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