Hailed by The Washingtonian as “…(a) magical universe…a dizzying, sometimes surreal tale…endlessly creative…” in it’s world premiere production at Woolly Mammoth Theatre in Washington D.C.
“You for Me for You is a rich, imaginative exploration of the refugee experience from two very different points of view…. The humor and the wonderland-ish tone keep the play buoyant, but a grim sense of sacrifice, pain and dissociation looms to keep a fantastical telling grounded in reality.” – Chad Jones, Theater Dogs
“…this mysterious, beguiling Bay Area premiere offers myriad rewards.” -Lily Janiak, San Francisco Chronicle
“With this thrilling and provocative production Crowded Fire Theater continues to build on its solid legacy of fearlessly producing new works that not only challenge their audience, but can make people laugh, squirm, and cry.” – George Heymount, Huffington Post
“You for Me for You takes us to unexpected places and introduces surprising notions. That makes it worth a trip to Portrero Stage to pass through Mia Chung’s strange borders.” -Kim Waldron, Theatrius
“You for Me for You certainly leaves with renewed impressions of the would-be and actual immigrant experience from countries much different in culture, safety, and independence than ours. And in this day and time, that in itself is certainly a major accomplishment and a key reason to see Mia Chung’s freewheeling, often puzzling, but always intriguing play.” – Eddie Reynolds, Theatre Eddys