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Kurt Bodden's Steve Seabrook: Better Than You

The Marsh Upstairs Studio Theater (San Francisco, CA)

Reviews & Ratings

60 ratings
4.3 average rating
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52 events
43 reviews
53 stars
attended Apr 11 2013

Clever and inventive comedy with an edge, polished and funny, that mimicked self-help gurus very well. Small intimate theater with no bad seats. Very good interaction with the audience. A pleasant and engaging evening.

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33 reviews
3 stars
attended May 09 2013

This is a really fun show. Anyone who has even been sucked in to attending a personal growth seminar will see that Kurt Bodden nailed the behavior, the buzz words and self-centeredness of numerous "gurus" who lead such seminars. He also did a...continued

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27 reviews
0 stars
attended Apr 20 2013

Unbelievably funny and so true! Go see the show and you will never look at motivational speakers the same. Kurt Bodden hit the nail on the head!

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25 reviews
10 stars
attended Mar 09 2013

It was polished, fluid and well-acted. Terrific all round!

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23 reviews
3 stars
attended May 24 2013

Superb performance by the playwright himself. Superb writing. Fall down funny.

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18 reviews
1 stars
attended May 16 2013

It got off to a slow start, but the second half was really enjoyable. A perfect venue, great performer and finale. It wasn't what I expected but I'm glad I went.

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16 reviews
2 stars
attended Apr 06 2013

This was a hilarious and insightful send up of self-help seminars. Kurt Bodden was spot on in his portrayal of a self-proclaimed guru - replete with collatoral merchandise (some of which provides magical moments near the end... but I won't spoil...continued

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12 reviews
7 stars
attended Mar 09 2013

Entertaining and light. The best part was the audience who came to have fun!

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12 reviews
3 stars
attended Mar 09 2013

I liked the performance very much. Bodden maintained just the right edge, involving the audience enough that viewers could imagine themselves participants in a self help weekend but also giving them opportunities for distance. With distance...continued

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23 events
11 reviews
5 stars
attended May 24 2013

Completely hilarious without resorting to profanity or inappropriate content. You will enjoy it even if you have 't had to sit through a self help seminar required by your workplace, but if you have, you will enjoy it even more.

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11 reviews
4 stars
attended Apr 18 2013

Fun, entertaining show, with audience participation and some improv, so it will never be the same. Really enjoyed it and small, intimate theater adds to the experience.

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7 reviews
2 stars
attended Mar 16 2013

Loved the show. Funny and clever.

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6 reviews
3 stars
attended Jun 07 2013

This stays with you; is well acted; humorous and real at the same time.

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5 reviews
8 stars
attended Mar 09 2013

If you've ever been to a self improvement workshop, or watched Tony Robbins, you'll enjoy this.

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25 events
5 reviews
9 stars
attended May 24 2013

This show is AMAZING!! Kurt absolutely captures all the nuances and subtleties as well as the more overt characterizations of the people who lead these self-improvement courses. He is hilarious and can really improvise to keep up with whatever the...continued

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4 reviews
8 stars
attended Apr 27 2013

The show was OK but didn't wow me. It wasn't that funny and it wasn't that dark both of which it could be. Too bad because the concept is good.

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4 reviews
1 stars
attended Apr 06 2013

very polished performance,full of insights and humor

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3 reviews
3 stars
attended Apr 11 2013

A spot-on satire of any and all "self help" guru/coaches -- with nice character development amidst all the hilarious sad-but-true catchphase-spewing and "does he really believe this sh*t?" affirmation inanity.

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3 reviews
1 stars
attended Jun 01 2013

After attending Kurt Bodden's show, you will be better than you! Humorous and insightful, Bodden casts a new light on the New Age and its gurus and coaches.

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3 reviews
18 stars
attended Mar 02 2013

Great show, very funny. I laughed out loud most of the show. Steve Seabrook is a very talented performer with great timing and wit!

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