Not That Illegal

yusuf yildiz · Ages 14+ · United States of America

world premiere
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RALPH PATTERSON certified reviewer July 25, 2022
I really enjoyed the play from beginning to end... full review
ANONYMOUS certified reviewer July 25, 2022
Overall I enjoyed myself thoroughly. The cast did a fantastic job executing a story of an Immigrant trying to stay in America and those around him who have come love him and doing anything to make sure he stays and lives the life he desires.... full review
TARINI MOHANTY certified reviewer July 07, 2022
NOT THAT ILLEGAL is a great show. It's entertaining and has a strong social message. Immigration is always a serious topic that impacts many lives and families. The way how the writer Yusuf Yildiz depicts the story around this topic in a comic way is amazing. The connection between the characters is just breathtaking. It highlights friendship, love, and the issues with the current immigration system. Loved the way how each of these characters played their role. The way how Evan and Yusuf transform themselves from screen to screen is amazing. What great acting guys. Great work Yusuf Yildiz. It's not an easy job to wear multiple hats and yet come strong as an actor.... full review
GREG MERRILL certified reviewer July 07, 2022
This was a great show - really fun. The headaches around immigration processes really resonate with me, as it affects many of my co-workers and friends. I also enjoyed the interactions between the characters - the cast did an excellent job of conveying their affection for one another, and their relationship as a kind of extended family. Overall, it was funny and enjoyable and I highly recommend it.... full review
SEDAT AKKUS certified reviewer July 05, 2022
tagged as: political · funny · unique
Very entertaining and a unique show. I loved the story and the enthusiasm actors brought on stage. As a foreigner who has dealt with immigration in the US, that hit the spot for me. Thank you for the laughters!... full review
JUAN DELGADO certified reviewer July 03, 2022
tagged as: Great!
Very funny and super entertaining, had a blast what else can I say 10/10!!... full review
MICHAEL LYONS certified reviewer July 02, 2022
tagged as: heartwarming · Comedy · charming · fun
Yusuf has written a charming, funny comedy that is brought to light be fun, engaging ensemble. From the experiences of some of best friends, I know that the immigration process can be horribly frustrating, dehumanizing, and sometimes heartbreaking. Bravo to Yusuf for creating this play to speak to those experiences and make us laugh along the way. ... full review
JOSHUA PYNE certified reviewer July 02, 2022
Not That Illegal is not only topical and socially inoculating - in this increasingly theocratic, xenophobic fascist country - but it is side-splitting and has lots of heart. Yusuf Yildizโ€™s somewhat autobiographic script has gotten quite tight and it shows! This cast is extremely talented with comic timing for days. It is incredibly difficult these days to come upon a piece of theatre that not only sets out to accomplish it dramaturgical intent, but is also incredibly engaging and entertaining. I canโ€™t wait to see what Yusuf has in-store for future projects. Highly recommend!... full review
AHMET ONCEL certified reviewer July 02, 2022
tagged as: satire
It was really a thrilling comedy. It was a very satire of our immigration system and it touched our feelings, our critical thinking, and our senses of humor. Truly enjoyed it!... full review
SUSAN MAZEL certified reviewer July 02, 2022
I thought the play was very well done. ... full review