Illusion-042012

The Illusion

A Noise Within (Pasadena, CA)

Reviews & Ratings

21 ratings
4.4 average rating
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Alan Trevor Red Velvet
277 events
175 reviews
36 stars
attended Apr 20 2012

Great adaptation by Tony Kushner. Made it seem very current. Wonderful production & acting.

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266 events
128 reviews
437 stars
attended Mar 10 2012

A theater lover's delight. Tony Kushner is a genius; as soon as I saw he was involved I hit the 'purchase' button seconds later. A rich landscape of exquisite language... continued

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60 events
30 reviews
1 stars
attended Mar 10 2012

First time at the new location in Pasadena, ANW deserves this great space. All the parking you want for free in the MTA parking structure at Sierra Madre Villa - or take... continued

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47 events
18 reviews
18 stars
attended Mar 18 2012

Our first time in this new location. Great cast. Great Play!

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76 events
57 reviews
12 stars
attended May 06 2012

The script was AWFUL. I kept asking myself why Noise Within chose to do this terrible play. Although the costumes were brilliantly creative and beautiful and the set... continued

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TJ
63 events
29 reviews
27 stars
attended Mar 16 2012

In spite of some great performances, especially from the younger male lead, the play was slow and boring.

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39 events
21 reviews
4 stars
attended Apr 14 2012

Imaginative staging, great acting (as usual at ANW), fun adaptation. At first I was worried that our Goldstar seats were far on the side, but the staging took into... continued

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zoo
23 events
11 reviews
3 stars
attended Apr 14 2012

Great theater. Superb acting, tech and direction.

The writing is wonderful. I it's easy to see why T Kushner was attracted to this play and how it influenced his own writing. The pay off is pretty great.

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25 events
11 reviews
10 stars
attended Apr 28 2012

Noises Within has always been one of my favorite theaters in Los Angeles area so I was looking forward to seeing my first show in their new house. Unfortunately neither... continued

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36 events
9 reviews
3 stars
attended Apr 27 2012

A unique theatrical event -- beautiful language, interesting insights, funny, and creative. The updating made it as relevant today as when it was first written. And the acting was stellar.

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26 events
9 reviews
10 stars
attended Mar 14 2012

Simply put: This is as good as live theater gets.

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21 events
9 reviews
1 stars
attended Apr 14 2012

Wonderful play. Acting was excellent. Nice theater but parking structure wasn't so close.

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32 events
5 reviews
14 stars
attended Mar 16 2012

An excellent adaptation of aclever classical play
A great new theater for Pasadena Ca which I will attend oftern

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9 events
5 reviews
6 stars
attended Apr 27 2012

Fun play, front row seats, new theater, free parking. Couldn't have been better.

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11 events
5 reviews
0 stars
attended Apr 15 2012

Well directed, interesting and fun performance by an excellent cast.

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6 events
4 reviews
5 stars
attended Apr 27 2012

The story was fascinating. We were graced to also have an after show discussion with the director and cast. While I, and many others who commented, was comfortable with... continued

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