Something In The Air

Drama · student production · Ages 14+ · United States of America

world premiere
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MEG LIN certified reviewer June 22, 2022
It made my heart smile to see an all Asian/Asian American cast and kudos that this was a CalArts student production! As an Asian American, it was powerful to see performers who looked like me. I could relate to the various characters and their back stories, including finding their identities in the world as well as the joys and challenges of having immigrant parents. ... full review
TERUKO NAKAJIMA certified reviewer June 21, 2022
tagged as: well made · perfect · great concept · emptiness · fear · intense · spooky
Super spooky! What a great concept! You will feel their fear!... full review
TAYLOR NGUYEN certified reviewer June 20, 2022
In the wake of asian hate crimes and the newfound focus on asian american stories, Something In The Air presents so many deep and meaningful stories from across the asian american diaspora. It hit many hard hitting topics such as Asian fetishization, familial pressure, and so many other issues immigrant children face everyday. The story was compelling, thrilling, and even a little mysterious. If you blink, you might miss something.... full review
PATRICK CHAVIS la theatre bites - podcast certified reviewer June 20, 2022
6.9 out of 10 – Okay! Click the link below to learn more: full review
BONNIE HE certified reviewer June 20, 2022
SHELBY RYAN LEE certified reviewer June 19, 2022
Thought provoking. Unapologetic. Sincere. The meaning behind the show is clear and the acting spot on. It brings out its questions with humanity, humor, and hopeful hopelessness. These are the stories that need to be told.... full review
YUSUF YILDIZ certified reviewer June 19, 2022
tagged as: culture · identity · asian · meaningful · Engaging · dramedy
CalArts students created a play which was both entertaining and meaningful. They all had fun on stage and told their stories. It was obvious that Chacha mixed her college experiences with the current anti-Asian sentiment in the US to flesh out this story. Congrats to yall. ... full review
ELLIOT WHITE certified reviewer June 18, 2022
tagged as: funny · dark · cool · well-written · Engaging · Mysterious
Incredibly well-written with exceptional performances from the cast! Really entertaining, one of the most unique shows you will see at the Fringe. The story was really engaging and the humor throughout never detracted from the serious and mysterious situation the characters found themselves in. So happy I got to see this!... full review
ANGELA ROSADO certified reviewer June 18, 2022
tagged as: identity · AAPI · ensemble · heartfelt · scifi
It is so so wonderful to see a show with such a wide array of personalities and backgrounds across the asian diaspora! There is so clearly so much love and earnest urgency poured into this show, I'm glad to have seen it!... full review
ASHLEY KARP certified reviewer June 18, 2022
The cast of Something In The Air was enigmatic and you could tell they were having so much fun with this production. Loved the writing and artistic direction from ChaCha and the cast was memorable!... full review