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Cyrano De Bergerac

Ruskin Group Theatre (Santa Monica, CA)

Reviews & Ratings

50 ratings
4.5 average rating
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90 reviews
46 stars
attended Dec 19 2010

Great production of Cyrano, especially considering the very small venue. The actor who played Cyrano did a marvelous job. Most of the other actors are very good as well.
It's an entertaining show. A bit on the long side (2 1/2 hours), but...continued

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69 reviews
8 stars
attended Jan 21 2011

Superb production, as have been many of the Ruskin group's shows. We couldn't have asked for a better Cyrano and Roxanne and the supporting actors for the most part were outstanding as well. Kudos to all!

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19 reviews
26 stars
attended Dec 18 2010

Excellent performance! Great story! Actors are professional and deserve 5 stars. Cyrano and Roxanne - stands out, although everyone was good at playing their part. Definitely recommended to my friends. Just hope that this unseasonable rainfall...continued

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66 events
62 reviews
97 stars
attended Dec 11 2010

Sometimes the relative youth of the cast and the small stage makes this production seem like a college show, but a brilliant performance by leading man John Colello makes it one worth seeing. Also watch for clever use (or wholesale creation) of...continued

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21 reviews
0 stars
attended Jan 23 2011

This is a tiny theatre and they held the curtain because some "special guests" were late, but once it started, it was very good. John Colella, who played Cyrano, was wonderful; he made the show. The rest of the cast was all good, Olivia D'Abo...continued

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13 reviews
12 stars
attended Dec 18 2010

Outstanding! Actors were excellent; as was costuming. Such good work in such a small venue.A " must see" rating!

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12 reviews
8 stars
attended Dec 12 2010

I LOVED IT!! The main actors (esp Cyrano) were soooo amazing! It was a great production, I HIGHLY recommend it.

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11 reviews
18 stars
attended Dec 18 2010

A very lively representation. I am French and know the play very well. I loved hearing it in English. The actors are awesome, especially Cyrano. I strongly recommend this show.

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8 reviews
16 stars
attended Jan 16 2011

This was wonderful fun. The venue is very small, less than 50 seats and while at first it was a little startling, you quickly grow to absolutely love being so close to the story. Cyrano was acted just brilliantly. Most of the rest of the acting...continued

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5 reviews
3 stars
attended Jan 16 2011

Very cute play, great acting and great venue. Small theater with seating for around 50 people and not a bad seat in the house! Free parking in lot and very little props used. Two intermissions with a running time of 2.5 hours.

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5 reviews
1 stars
attended Jan 07 2011

We enjoyed the play. It was just excellent.

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3 reviews
5 stars
attended Dec 19 2010

An excellent performance. I enjoyed it.

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3 reviews
4 stars
attended Jan 07 2011

John Colella is AMAZING as Cyrano! He makes you fall in love with his character. I would see ANY play where he is a lead. Lovely small theatre.

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2 reviews
18 stars
attended Dec 19 2010

Excellent performances. Extremely professional and well done. It was the best play I've seen all year.

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2 reviews
1 stars
attended Jan 09 2011

It was a Wonderful Show ~ and the Talent....we will see
several of these Actors become household names!
Very worth it!

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2 reviews
5 stars
attended Dec 19 2010

The venue is very intimate, there is not a bad seat in the house. You can tell the owners and directors have a passion for the arts and desire to make high quality theater accessible to everyone. The acting was fantastic, especially the actor...continued

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2 reviews
3 stars
attended Jan 14 2011

What a great intimate venue for seeing a play! John Colella was terrific as Cyrano. I hope to attend many more performances at the Ruskin Group Theatre.

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1 review
4 stars
attended Jan 07 2011

Costumes were excellent, Cyrano was excellent as well as were several of the other actors. The theatre is intimate.. every seat is a good seat.
My 15 year old son attends a high school that requires him to attend a cultural event once per...continued

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1 review
0 stars
attended Jan 08 2011

Small theatre venue which had a terrific leading cast and stong supporting cast. So easy to find and to park you wouldn't know you were in L.A. other than for the talent on the stage. Great play, we enjoyed it thoroughly. We had never been to...continued

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1 review
0 stars
attended Jan 07 2011

Totally fabulous! The acting was as good if not better than shows I've seen on Broadway. A delight! Great intimate venue.

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