— Because it is a good way to get to know, in a different format, the work of David Foster Wallace, a writer characterized by his uncomfortable, sarcastic and critical prose about the American society of the 80s and 90s. A trait that is also very present in the text of Encuentros breves... After its premiere in Argentina, critics highlighted how well Veronese's adaptation has succeeded in transferring this discomfort to the stage. "The play transforms, with remarkable lucidity, a series of literary monologues into brief conversational situations where we can witness at the same time, two levels of repulsiveness: what men do and what men say they will do", published the Argentinian magazine Otra Parte.
— To watch Francisco Reyes and Marcelo Alonso, two actors with long careers on stage, who had never before worked together. What unites them, though, is that they both have starred in interesting "acting duels" in recent years: Marcelo Alonso in the successful Sunset Limited with Roberto Farías, and Francisco Reyes, in La desobediencia de Marte, with Néstor Cantillana, and Lear, el rey y su doble, with Daniel Antivilo.
— Because of its dynamics and content, which brutally reflects on the most intimate spheres of human behavior, but with which everyone can feel identified at some point. In fact, Encuentros breves... is part of a trilogy of productions by Daniel Veronese called Experiencia, "which explores socially harsh issues close to us, in contrast with the day-to-day life we would like to live in" as stated by its producers. The other plays are La persona deprimida -which is also present in Santiago a Mil 2020- and Los arrepentidos, which in Chile had a successful edition starring Alfredo Castro and Rodrigo Pérez.