Despite several implausible storylines, Guirgis’s over-hyped “ethnic” play at Artists Rep contains nugget of gold

No theatre company in America gets more mileage out of bad language and drug use than New York’s LAByrinth. But stripped of the “street poetry” (who knew there were so many poets roaming downtown Portland!), Jackie’s quest for the good rings true. John San Nicolas gives a tremendous, nuanced performance.

3-stars

Thru March 30