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Dead Certain

Cartwright Hotel on Union Square (San Francisco, CA)

Reviews & Ratings

196 ratings
4.4 average rating
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28 reviews
1 stars
attended Apr 13 2013

This play presents well done performances in a compact "pop up" theater space. My only challenge was seeing the faces of the actors from my seat in the rear row.

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28 reviews
5 stars
attended Aug 11 2013

This was a delightful and original experience. The first clue that it would be good was the extremely clever and resourceful set positioned in a corner of the room. It used an eye-pleasing dance of matching colors throughout the set, a kind of...continued

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25 reviews
10 stars
attended Jan 26 2013

Worththe goldstar price. I give it a 7.5 out of 10. Only two people in the show, one of them is very good, the other is ok. The venue is a conference room in a hotel with a set built into it. The lack of stadium seating makes it tough to see from...continued

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22 reviews
29 stars
attended Jan 19 2013

The "theater" is actually a conference room of a hotel - very sub-optimal for a theater experience. I walked in and thought: WTF?? There are 2 theater lights that light up one part of the room. That's it.

That said, this 2 person play was...continued

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27 events
22 reviews
4 stars
attended Feb 09 2013

The acting was good and the subject matter was interesting and at times amusing. The play was a little repetitious. I enjoyed it.

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SJH
35 events
18 reviews
10 stars
attended Jan 20 2013

Good actors - poor story it was suppose to be a thriller but it wasn't very thrilling.

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14 reviews
2 stars
attended May 11 2013

Initially I felt a little awkward in the setting. It was a small theater with two rows of seats, and the 14 audience members sat 10 feet from the 2 actors. Both actors were fabulous, however, and I walked away amazed by how I quickly became...continued

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13 reviews
4 stars
attended May 11 2013

I really enjoyed the whole experience of seeing Dead Certain - it was a very cozy venue in the Hotel & we were offered free wine and cookies. It's a very intimate setting and you feel very involved in the play - there's only two characters and...continued

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26 events
13 reviews
3 stars
attended Mar 30 2013

The free wine was great but the show was a bit long and the seating arrangement makes it hard to see unless you're in the very front.

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12 reviews
5 stars
attended Mar 16 2013

The setting in the hotel was great and the actors were excellent, but the play was probably the worst thing I have sat through in ten years. The dialogue was without wit, the plot pointless, and the hour and a half interminable..

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11 reviews
4 stars
attended Apr 06 2013

I had a good time. Tucked into a cozy, conveniently located hotel, this inventive theatre company has transformed a meeting room into a comfortable little theatre. The play two character mystery holds your interest and you could tell the well...continued

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11 reviews
8 stars
Goldstar Member
23 events
11 reviews
5 stars
attended Mar 31 2013

What an outstanding performance! And a great idea : Pop Up Theater ( using a hotel conference room with easy conversion). This is running now through July!! Go!

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10 reviews
5 stars
attended Mar 17 2013

A very professional performance in a very comfortable setting. I had no idea what to expect and found myself pleasantly surprised . A very original play and very professional actors. I loved this idea of doing plays in small venues.

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26 events
10 reviews
28 stars
attended Mar 31 2013

Don't waste your time or money.

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35 events
10 reviews
23 stars
attended Mar 15 2013

Wow, what a tour the force! Wonderful performance by both actors.
Set in a back room of The Cartwright Hotel, Expression Productions created a great venue. Go see this!

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22 events
8 reviews
8 stars
attended Apr 21 2013

Talk about an intimate venue - this was it. We could see the beads of sweat on the brow of actor Andrey Esterlis. It is a fun, dark thriller, with lots of comedic elements. I would definitely recommend it.

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21 events
8 reviews
2 stars
attended Sep 14 2013

The audience and stage is very very close together. It was an interesting and unusual theatrical experience and worth it for the Goldstar pricing.

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7 reviews
4 stars
attended Oct 25 2013

Lame. I give it 3 stars because the two actors worked so hard and were sweating. But the story was boring.

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7 reviews
2 stars
attended Mar 08 2013

The acting was great, but both I and my guest couldn't connect with the performance. Maybe I was distracted. Felt like it took too long to move through the plot to the conclusion.

The free wine and cookies were superb, though!

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