Jesseboy-041910

Jesse Boy

Ruskin Group Theatre (Santa Monica, CA)

Reviews & Ratings

36 ratings
4.6 average rating
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93 reviews
40 stars
attended May 14 2010

Run, don't walk , to this ab-fab show. The Ruskin has another hit on it's hands, as this very dark play holds your attention throughout, and keeps you on the edge of... continued

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65 reviews
5 stars
attended May 02 2010

The actor who played Jesse was excellent, but the material was too lowbrow for me; lots of swearing and bad grammar along with some nudity to the point where I really... continued

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38 reviews
15 stars
attended Apr 30 2010

Absolutely loved this play. But if you want a light-hearted, feel good play this is not the one for you. It is dark and extremely disturbing but it makes you think. I... continued

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16 reviews
1 stars
attended May 08 2010

What a play! Excelent, Excelent, Excelent... All the five casts were awesome! They delivered amazing performances. Jesse boy was great. The story was well written and directed. Perfect combination. Congratulation guys!

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1 review
0 stars
attended Jun 05 2010

Jesse Boy is extremely powerful. Maybe the most powerful play I've ever seen. Not only because it's impeccably well-done. From the Elvis-centric set to the 80s-... continued

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192 reviews
144 stars
attended May 08 2010

Excellently done - this is one of the finest acting groups I've had the pleasure of seeing. Everyone was outstanding. It is a sad true-to-life story & should be told. You won't be sorry seeing this one. Just know it is very intense!

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149 reviews
3 stars
attended May 09 2010

You cant say really bad things about this play.All the five casts in this play are fantastic.Actually,i am waiting for Jesse boy part 2

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48 reviews
6 stars
attended Jun 11 2010

What a treat! Terrific performance across the board.

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120 reviews
-36 stars
attended Jun 06 2010

The positives were a really committed cast and director, who made the material seem at times, better than it was.The negatives were overly long, too many unresolved plot... continued

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40 reviews
42 stars
attended May 01 2010

We have never been disappointed by any play we have seen at Ruskin & this one is no exception.Unbelievable acting!

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24 reviews
6 stars
attended May 02 2010

When you go to a small theater, you don't expect world class performances...until you visit the Ruskin. The story is character driven and very, very heavy. Only very... continued

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19 reviews
11 stars
attended Jun 11 2010

I LOVED this show!!!! It moved me to tears (and I don't cry easily). It was a wonderful show and I recommend it to EVERYONE. If Goldstar could offer 10 stars--I'd give it... continued

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16 reviews
2 stars
attended May 23 2010

I enjoyed and highly recommend this outstanding production. This is an intense and powerful drama with excellent performances all around. Robert Mollohan has written,... continued

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12 reviews
1 stars
attended Jun 19 2010

Excellent performances by all. Extremely intense and believable - had my full attention from beginning to end.

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12 reviews
2 stars
attended Jun 12 2010

Our second visit to the Ruskin was as enjoyable as our first. The production was excellent, and the cast was fantastic. I recognize Chris Mulkey from his TV work, but... continued

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8 reviews
16 stars
attended Jun 06 2010

This show was amazing in every way, especially for a small theater. The writing, the actors, direction and mood were mesmerizing though obviously very dark. Jesse was so... continued

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7 reviews
15 stars
attended May 15 2010

A very intense story, handled so well. The acting was excellent.

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7 reviews
7 stars
attended Jun 18 2010

Absolutely fantastic!
Each actor was so amazing. Although, the subject matter is emotionally charged and uncomfortable you are grateful for all four actors incredible talent and ability to transport you.
Top notch !

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7 reviews
76 stars
attended Jun 12 2010

Terrific acting: I especially liked the homeless/alcoholic father and the actor playing Jesse, who is convincing as the mentally-challenged brother. The only drawback for... continued

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6 reviews
0 stars
attended Jun 05 2010

Excellent acting and wonderful script. Could not have asked for more! I will surely be back to events at the Ruskin Theater Group.

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