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  Nowhere On The Border at The Road on Magnolia

Nowhere On The Border

The Road on Magnolia
10747 Magnolia Blvd. North Hollywood

A border watch volunteer confronts a Mexican man who claims to be looking for his missing daughter. Set in a hostile wasteland between nations, NOWHERE ON THE BORDER reveals the personal dramas that drive people to cross borders both physical and emotional.

Thru - Mar 8, 2020

Fridays: 8:00pm
Saturdays: 8:00pm
Sundays: 2:00pm

Price: $34

Show Type: Drama

Box Office: 866-506-1248

  Nowhere On The Border Reviews
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Stage and Cinema - Recommended

"...Ironically, if Nowhere on the Border is successful, it's not in how original it is; it's in how original it isn't. Its story, sadly, isn't particularly unique. But it does both mirror and bring to life the commonplace afflictions of everyday people for whom this reality is ever-pressing: poverty and violence leading them to take desperate measures to survive and, if they're fortunate, live a life of dignity. To these complex realities this lesser work points, and upon these circumstances theatergoers may meditate. It is in these larger truths that we're quenched while traversing Nowhere's all-too-barren desert."
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Marc Wheeler

Stage Scene LA - Somewhat Recommended

"...Nowhere On The Border proves considerably less engaging when flashing back to Pilar's desert trek, accompanied by fellow traveler Jesus (Leandro Cano) and Montoya (a delightfully feisty Diana DeLaCruz), the hiphop-loving female "coyote" they've paid to accompany them on their harrowing journey, not the least because Pilar's fate if not the others' seems pretty much preordained."
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Steven Stanley

On Stage Los Angeles - Recommended

"...Is this a 'good' play? Are the actors 'good'? Did director, Stuart J. Zully, do a good job? Certainly, the herculean effort that The Road Theatre puts into each of their productions I've seen in the past is undeniably 'good' when it comes to sincerity. This play is timely and very important as we observe blatant prejudice and the exploitation of human beings by other human beings in our real world of today."
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Gia on the Move - Recommended

"...With a wall being built, and harrowing stories of children being separated from their parents, the border with Mexico has been very much in the news recently. Timely then, that playwright Carlos Lacamara should revise his 2006 one-act play Nowhere on the Border (Jan 17-Mar 8) about a border watch volunteer and the Mexican man he apprehends. The piece is currently playing at The Road Theatre Company in North Hollywood."
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Guy Picot

Stage Raw - Somewhat Recommended

"...The most powerful work of the evening is delivered during the exchanges between Gary and Roberto. In his portrayal of a volunteer guard attempting to prevent what he considers an invasion, Grissom grows stronger and more engaging as the action progresses toward its almost inevitable conclusion."
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Iris Mann

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