A Free Country

SKETCH: A screener interviews a refugee.
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A Free Country

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  • Cheryl Bear:
    26 Jun. 2020
    An exquisite piece on the experience of entering a new country as a refugee. Well done.
  • Liz Dooley:
    16 Jun. 2019
    Soltero-Brown’s talent for dialogue that gets to the heart of the characters’ intentions serves him well in this terse, hard-hitting piece. Sparse, rhythmic, and darkly poetic in language, while still doing justice to its subject matter. I hope to see it in the hands of a director and actors sooner rather than later—it demands to be seen, and I can only imagine the intense experience that watching it would be.
  • Sharai Bohannon:
    6 Jul. 2018
    The amount of tension Soltero-Brown maintains during this interview is astounding. This dialogue is magnificent and I would like to see actors tackle this. I also think this is a very important play and it should be produced TODAY.

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