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The Gifts of the Magi

Stage 773 (Chicago, IL)

Reviews & Ratings

11 ratings
3.6 average rating
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2 reviews
0 stars
attended Dec 08 2012

We were very disappointed. This struck us as a very poor adaptation of a much beloved story. It lacked warmth and passion. The minimalist set was so minimalist that the... continued

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attended Nov 24 2012

This was awesome! Everything about it was top shelf. It really got us in the Christmas spirit

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attended Dec 15 2012

This story took me back to junior high when I read the book. The writing of the musical was exceptional and kept the interest of both my husband and I through out. This... continued

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9 reviews
1 stars
attended Dec 22 2012

The singers were great and the acting was good, too. The script did a poor job of setting up the main part of the film. Jim's watch and Della's hair are mentioned once.... continued

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4 reviews
3 stars
attended Dec 07 2012

In combining two one act plays the result was a fun slice of Christmas that gives one the warm feeling of hope and charity.

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attended Nov 18 2012

Small intimate theater with minimal scenery. Acting & singing was fine. Just the story was much more interesting than the play itself. Nothing memorable as far as the songs go.

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1 stars
attended Nov 18 2012

Some solid performances. Had some difficulties hearing both sung and spoken lines. Some due to our seats in relation to the action. Some due to a few melodic lines sitting in the bottom register of characters- primarily the narrator.

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attended Dec 07 2012

Solid play, well performed, nice venue.

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attended Dec 08 2012

Excellent show for the holidays. Great performances. Some of the singing is a little weak, but the physical comedy is great. Does justice to O. Henry's writing and sense of humor.

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attended Dec 07 2012

Terrific cast with good voices and acting skills. Story was enchanting and well performed. I recommend this show to all theatre lovers.

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