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9 Star Starred
Stage Left Studio
214 West 30th Street, 6th floor New York, NY 10001
212-838-2134
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2 train to 34 st.
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4.8 average rating
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Goldstar Member
213 events
65 reviews
10 stars
attended Dec 14 2011

Loud and boisterous...and OUTSTANDING! An amazing performer with an amazing story. Take note: the promotional photo is of the artist and his family's actual trip portrayed in the show (he's the sleeping child). Bring kleenex.

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1 review
1 stars
attended Jan 11 2012

Alvarez' one-man, bilingual performance was ESPECTACULAR! His thorough account of his family's well calculated escape from Cuba into the vast waters and unknown future captivated our interest from beginning to end. We hope to return and see it...continued

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45 reviews
8 stars
attended Mar 05 2012

This show was performed by an extremely talented man. It was a wonderful example of what Cubans went through to escape and gain their freedom. It was so touching, parts of it brought tears to my eyes.

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Website

http://www.stageleftstudio.net/tour-ticket.php?id=2

Quotes & Highlights

“This show is off-Broadway theatre at its highest level. … It’s not to be missed!”  —Examiner.com

Description

Be Careful! The Sharks Will Eat You! is presented in English, with a few bits of Spanish.*

Jay Alvarez* (Playwright/Actor) is a bi-coastal actor whose Los Angeles theater credits include Havana Bourgeois opposite Tony Plana, (Haywood Theatre), Noblesse Oblige (Stages Theatre) and the Ovation-nominated play _The Shelter _(The Odyssey Theatre). His TV credits include the unforgettable French waiter on Fox’s Til Death with Brad Garrett and Joely Fisher and The Sopranos as well as national commercials for American Express and McDonald’s. In addition to NYC and L.A. theater, Alvarez has worked in Washington, D.C. at The Shakespeare Theater, Kennedy Center  Studio Theater and Gala Hispanic Theatre, among others.  With Be Careful! The Sharks Will Eat You!, Alvarez embarks on a completely different and new experience, honoring his parents and their journey to America. Jay has performed Be Careful! The Sharks Will Eat You! to sold-out audiences at Stage Left in NYC as well as Nuyorican Poets Cafe, and Area Stage in Miami.