Mecca 072910

The Road to Mecca

The Space at Lyceum (San Diego, CA)

Reviews & Ratings

8 ratings
4.3 average rating
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3 reviews
0 stars
attended Sep 25 2010

The director needs to note that this play would have have been so MUCH BETTER if the first few minutes had been altered. Elsa Barlow seemed schizophrenic -- one minute raging (and who knew why), the next laughing. It was confusing. We almost...continued

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4 reviews
2 stars
attended Oct 09 2010

Interesting set and lighting. Acting was very powerful. Storyline meaningful. Too bad someone didn't listen to the request to turn off the cell phone before the play started. Amazing that the actors could continue with such intensity after that...continued

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4 reviews
7 stars
attended Oct 17 2010

I saw the last performance...so....

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2 reviews
0 stars
attended Sep 30 2010

I found this play to be powerful and engaging. It unfolds slowly but inexorably and was consistently absorbing. The awkwardness between the characters in the beginning is completely accounted for by the later developments. Bravo to the playwright...continued

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2 reviews
8 stars
attended Oct 10 2010

I thought it was a great play. The stage scenery was fabulous. I think the accents should have been natural and no attempt to put on a South African accent should have been made as the accents went from German, to South African to English. But...continued

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2 reviews
0 stars
attended Oct 13 2010

The play itself is great. This production was very weak, especially the directing. In the 1st act, the 2 characters involved are not responding to one another. The director illustrates this by having the actors talk to the audience in overly...continued

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1 review
3 stars
attended Oct 02 2010

Superb cast, exciting set and interesting musical settings. Kandis Chappell is a standout. Director Todd Salovey did a very sensitive job with this moving work. Our only criticism was that the first act should have trimmed by the playwright. ...continued

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1 review
0 stars
attended Oct 13 2010

Great dialogue, great acting. Theater is very patron friendly with views of the stage from all seating areas.

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