Dirtyblonde

Dirty Blonde

Cygnet at Old Town Theatre (San Diego, CA)

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91 ratings
3.5 average rating
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98 reviews
210 stars
attended May 23 2012

Ever go to a play and think "it did not feel too bad but it really was"? That is unusual for me but that is my reaction to this one. It has decent momentum and acceptable... continued

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40 reviews
26 stars
attended Jun 03 2012

The actors were great and loved how it was easy to follow the storyline with the props, lighting, etc. all playing roles.

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30 reviews
25 stars
attended Jun 03 2012

It was very good, unusual. Some music, not much. Only 3 characters in the show - back and forth between today and Mae West's career, easy to follow. W.C. Fields, even.... continued

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11 reviews
4 stars
attended Jun 03 2012

Interesting facts about Mae's life and an idea about her charisma folded into a story about a romantic relationship between two of her fans.
Very talented actors.

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5 reviews
2 stars
attended May 17 2012

I'm sorry Cynet, as you usually put on terrific plays--but I found this play boring.

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5 reviews
0 stars
attended May 24 2012

Venue is lovely with not a bad seat in the place. How to describe the play......AWESOME! So well acted and just plain super entertaining. Thoroughly enjoyed out time.

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1 review
0 stars
attended May 27 2012

This is a fun play, well-acted, well-directed. The costume changes are amazing, but the three actors are fabulous. They are all three particularly good in the smooth... continued

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111 reviews
69 stars
attended May 25 2012

We loved, completely enjoyed, the show! The cast, especially the ever-versatile David McBean, is talented, and a great delight to watch. The Best Way to learn your history lessons! Thanks, Cygnet!

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6 reviews
17 stars
attended Jun 10 2012

Did not like the show. Thought the actress taking the part of Mae West was to heavy.

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26 reviews
2 stars
attended Jun 15 2012

loved the impression of Mai West

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22 reviews
28 stars
attended Jun 09 2012

We thought the costuming was good and the performers were very talented and great for their roles. Our problems came with the play itself, as it seemed like a real push... continued

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18 reviews
6 stars
attended May 27 2012

The 3 member cast gave a fabulous performance!
The lead definitely had the Mae West voice down to a tee! Thank you for an entertaining, memorable matinee performance!

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18 reviews
10 stars
attended Jun 17 2012

This play had three very talented actors. Although it was not a musical, there were musical snippets. The actors played numerious characters, but the play was easy to... continued

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16 reviews
2 stars
attended May 17 2012

FABULOUS! Great show, and outstanding acting by all! Wonderful story, with great insights on the real Mae West. Enjoyed it completely!! A MUST SEE SHOW!!!

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15 reviews
7 stars
attended May 27 2012

The staging was nicely done - very simple but effective. The actors were all good - one of the men especially had a great voice and a very expressive face. He played a... continued

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14 reviews
20 stars
attended May 25 2012

I was expecting more,specially a sexy dirty blonde close to real one! I was disappointed at 1st but as the story developed and i noticed the story is about the aging West... continued

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14 reviews
2 stars
attended Jun 17 2012

I was interested in the mixed reviews published on your site for the show and tried hard not to let them influence my experience. Consequently, I was able to truly enjoy... continued

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13 reviews
2 stars
attended May 27 2012

Well acted, informative and fun.

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12 reviews
6 stars
attended Jun 13 2012

Worst Cygnet show of the season. Go if you know someone in the cast; you'll love it. Otherwise you may wish for an intermission to sneak out. Argue ably one of the 5... continued

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11 reviews
21 stars
attended Jun 03 2012

A delightful evening. All three actors are extremely talented, but David McBean particularly stands out for his ability to play several characters with equal success.

The costumes were perfect, and the minimal sets were used with maximum effect.

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