Cuban-lover-072911-v1

Garbo's Cuban Lover

Macha Theatre (West Hollywood, CA)

Reviews & Ratings

121 ratings
3.9 average rating
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2 reviews
1 stars
attended Aug 22 2013

The set was great. The acting did not impress me at all really... except GRETA...

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1 review
0 stars
attended Nov 12 2011

One of the best plays I have seen so far.

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115 reviews
19 stars
attended Nov 19 2011

We enjoyed the performance. Interesting info and presentation. Enjoyed the acting.This venue is always delightful. Be aware that the theater was very cold and drafty on... continued

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105 reviews
24 stars
attended Oct 07 2011

Google Mercedes de Acosta, Isadora Duncan and Salka Viertel for informative background info before seeing this play. Garbo's Cuban Lover is a lesbian romp that does... continued

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62 reviews
13 stars
attended Sep 16 2011

An interesting play and good if not great performance. Perhaps
the performances became stronger as the run progressed. I saw an early preview and it looked under- rehearsed.

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62 reviews
17 stars
attended Sep 17 2011

The play is informative and well crafted, as it depicts some lesser know events and character exposées in the lives of the protagonists. Some of the performances were... continued

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Anat
99 events
47 reviews
28 stars
attended Oct 09 2011

The story is great. Actually, I was educated, as I didn't know all these facts about these legends.
Unfortunately, I don't think the acting was the best, and very minimal stage scenery. It looks like it was done on a VERY low budget.

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46 reviews
51 stars
attended Jul 18 2013

Enjoyed the play. Great acting. I lucked up an went to a preview show so it only cost 8.00.
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37 reviews
72 stars
attended Sep 24 2011

Didn't care for the play. Very little dialogue, no substance. Good and attractive actors.

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Tom
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32 reviews
5 stars
attended Dec 03 2011

I enjoyed the play although it appeared a bit slow at times.

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31 reviews
11 stars
attended Sep 18 2011

very interesting. the play was well acted, and i loved the costuming. i loved the historic aspect of the play, i never knew too much about garbo or deitrich, but they... continued

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29 reviews
47 stars
attended Oct 09 2011

We really enjoyed the play and loved the theater and lobby... nice cozy ambiance. We especially enjoyed the Q&A after the play. The actors were quite knowledgeable about the history of the era, beyond the things presented in the play

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27 reviews
2 stars
attended Sep 25 2011

I loved Garbo, can't say the same for her lover. I felt she rushed through the entire performance. More of a narrator then the actual character.

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23 reviews
1 stars
attended Aug 04 2013

The play motivated me to research the historical element of the characters. We had a slight challenge connecting with the main character Mercedes Di Acosta which... continued

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19 reviews
36 stars
attended Dec 04 2011

Frankly, I got bored and left during intermission.
I thought the acting left a lot to be desired.

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19 reviews
7 stars
attended Nov 13 2011

Great little theatre, interesting fictionalized account of a "would-be love affair." Would go back for more!

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19 reviews
3 stars
attended Oct 23 2011

Interesting. I wondered about the validity of the story so I did some research after I saw it. It followed the facts I found. The book that D Acosta was writing at the end of the story was published in 1960 eight years before her death.

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19 reviews
3 stars
attended Oct 23 2011

Interesting production - well-worth seeing.

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18 reviews
15 stars
attended Sep 25 2011

Very creative and well executed. Racy material but even the older people in the audience laughed and said how great it was.
A bit of history, romance, sex, with a... continued

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Nicholas Groth
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17 reviews
7 stars
attended Aug 22 2013

Not much depth to the characters or the story.

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