Cygnet-mwm-goldstar

Mistakes Were Made

Cygnet at Old Town Theatre (San Diego, CA)

Reviews & Ratings

40 ratings
3.3 average rating
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7 reviews
5 stars
attended Sep 21 2012

I wanted to see this play because the review said it was a comedy. Basically, it was a one-man show. He talked on the phone for 1 hour and 40 minutes. It wasn't a comedy... continued

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1 review
2 stars
attended Sep 22 2012

If you like a one man show that is a depiction of a one hour and 30 minute long series of single-sided phone conversations then you might like it. We found it boring and... continued

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45 reviews
4 stars
attended Oct 10 2012

Amazing performance in an almost "one-man" show. The play is often funny; the language is strong, Although the producer, Felix, is unappealing at the beginning, you grow... continued

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20 reviews
12 stars
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4 reviews
4 stars
attended Sep 22 2012

one of the worst times I have spent. A man babble into a phone was most annoying.

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39 reviews
19 stars
attended Sep 28 2012

Great acting just not my kind of play. My partner fell asleep, as many other's in the theatre did.

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12 reviews
2 stars
attended Sep 27 2012

Phil Johnson is excellent as the harried Broadway producer, who over the course of the play juggles multiple issues threatening his breakout production of "Mistakes Were... continued

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11 reviews
4 stars
attended Sep 26 2012

This play is about a show producer and how he manipulates his clients and his backers. He has many regrets in life and only a fish to confide in. The Fish is actually... continued

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27 reviews
5 stars
attended Oct 12 2012

It was a good show, not a great show.

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25 reviews
5 stars
attended Oct 13 2012

A comedic tour de force. i have never laughed so hard or for so long.

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22 reviews
28 stars
attended Oct 11 2012

Great performance -- the stamina it takes to perform alone for 90 minutes is amazing -- and the "cast" handled it so well. Loved the staging; loved Denise; loved the... continued

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17 reviews
0 stars
attended Sep 21 2012

The entire show was incredibly well acted, staged and chocked full of nuanced energy and style. My wife and I were completely enthralled and entertained !!!

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14 reviews
0 stars
attended Oct 21 2012

Hilarious show with an outstanding performance by Phil Johnson. Enjoyed the intimate theater.

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14 reviews
8 stars
attended Oct 06 2012

Play was tedious at times. Never really felt any reason to connect with the character. Writing was just ok.

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10 reviews
13 stars
attended Sep 20 2012

I enjoyed the show very much. The actor was very good and convincing in his role. My only criticism is that it wasn't quite as funny as I thought it could be.... continued

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10 reviews
4 stars
attended Sep 28 2012

Phil Johnson is pure entertainment in Mistakes were made. His energy never slacks, he kept us all going for a full 100 minutes!! Fabulous and fun!

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7 reviews
9 stars
attended Sep 23 2012

I counted 16 members of the audience who were asleep when I chose to leave this boring, use the "F" word monologue. There was no intermission during this 90 minute... continued

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7 reviews
3 stars
attended Sep 23 2012

it was ok but not really I noticed about 5 people who fell asleep, I was one for about five mins. I guess I'm not a huge fan of one man shows.

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6 reviews
3 stars
attended Sep 27 2012

Felix was incredible! I don't know how he managed to keep up that intensity - I was exhausted after the play. Loved the interaction with Denise and the receptionist, and the way he switched emotions depending on who he was speaking with.

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