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Dead Metaphor

A.C.T. (San Francisco, CA)

Reviews & Ratings

97 ratings
4.1 average rating
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386 reviews
62 stars
attended Mar 01 2013

This show was incredible! I loved it. It's a must see.....

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137 reviews
490 stars
attended Mar 02 2013

I could pick apart some of the problems with "Dead Metaphor" - a couple of the characters are a little too two-dimensional and the ending is very unsatisfying (no one in... continued

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106 reviews
28 stars
attended Mar 14 2013

The actors playing the father, the politician and the job counselor were top notch. The actor who played the veteran was comparatively weak; I didn't get some of the his... continued

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88 reviews
16 stars
attended Mar 20 2013

This was kind of a quirky play, with a very practical and different stage setting. I loved all the characters, and laughed alot. The ending was not what I expected, and... continued

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65 reviews
27 stars
attended Mar 20 2013

Superb play, great comedy, food for reflection. Enjoyed discussion afterwards with Phil bronstein regarding returning vets. Go see this play!

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59 reviews
63 stars
attended Mar 16 2013

very relevant and meaningful, yet funny. Great acting.

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17 reviews
2 stars
attended Mar 23 2013

Brilliant, engaging, funny and relevant. Definitely one of ACT's best ever!

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11 reviews
4 stars
attended Mar 24 2013

Excellent play with important, heavy material but with the right amount of humor and wit. I really enjoyed it and the great conversation afterwards that it inspired... continued

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10 reviews
2 stars
attended Mar 02 2013

Dead Metaphor: Where forgotten Afghanistan war vets, the lousy job market, super-right-wing female politicians, impending motherhood, marriage, elder care,... continued

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8 stars
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6 reviews
69 stars
attended Mar 19 2013

It was good, not great. The biggest standout for me was the innovative staging--very clever. The theater itself is gorgeous. Parking is not easy, even for this salty San Francisco veteran.

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5 reviews
5 stars
attended Mar 07 2013

Stellar comic facility among the actors and an interesting indictment of a script made this a really enjoyable night at the theatre.

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170 reviews
129 stars
attended Feb 28 2013

Wonderfully witty and great puns and metaphors! Great characters, from Dean, the soldier son, and his dad, to the job counselor to the Nikki Haley character, Helen. Great... continued

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63 reviews
1 stars
attended Mar 05 2013

Great script, great set, very good cast

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47 reviews
19 stars
attended Mar 23 2013

Terrific play: well acted, well directed and great set. the motives are all so pertinent to today's issues. We enjoyed it very much,

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41 reviews
51 stars
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31 reviews
1 stars
attended Feb 28 2013

I enjoyed this dark comedy and would recommend it to others. The dialogue was blunt, quickly exposing the characters for who they were. Interesting set design with two... continued

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29 reviews
11 stars
attended Mar 05 2013

This is a play worth seeing! There are lots of laughs, but this is a serious subject that will make you think.

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26 reviews
27 stars
attended Mar 14 2013

Awesome play - clever and hilarious

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26 reviews
17 stars
attended Mar 13 2013

The first half was hilarious, with a wide variety of targets of dark but painfully-honest humor (politics, Republicans, spouses, aging, soldiers, poor interviewees, etc)... continued

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