Come Here

SKETCH: An Immigration Official figures out what to do with a child detainee.
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Come Here

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  • Jordan Elizabeth Henry:
    18 Aug. 2019
    This short by Soltero-Brown is both chilling and beautifully-composed. Once again, he's able to collapse a situation down to one vital component, and then expand it, moment by moment. This play should be performed again and again until the children are released and the families are reunited; and after, it will undoubtedly serve as a theatrical piece that reminds us of the stain of this period on our national history.
  • Ellen Koivisto:
    21 Dec. 2018
    Whoa, dialogue ripped from a concentration camp near you, as the so-called responsible adult toys with, intimidates, and threatens the child who doesn't (can't?) speak. Absolute power corrupts absolutely, and there's every indication that the intentions of this adult (and the adults doing the same thing at our border right now) were always bad.
  • Sharai Bohannon:
    28 Jul. 2018
    This monologue made me uncomfortable the whole way through. Soltero-Brown has a way of capturing humanity in these moments that test what these characters are truly made of, and often times, they fail in pretty heartbreaking ways.