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Tribes

Mandell Weiss Forum (La Jolla, CA)

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14 ratings
3.5 average rating
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46 reviews
45 stars
attended Jul 02 2013

TRIBES was well-acted and thought provoking. While on the surface the play deals with cultural differences/misunderstandings between the deaf and hearing ("speaking")... continued

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16 reviews
4 stars
attended Jul 02 2013

Very well acted and staged. The subject matter is difficult which makes it at times hard to watch. A lot of screaming and dysfunction as advertised. The end of the... continued

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11 reviews
4 stars
attended Jun 29 2013

The play is loud and obscene at times but the characters and family dynamic is real. Once you get past the yelling, the play is thought provoking and will stay with you for days to come.

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5 reviews
0 stars
attended Jul 06 2013

It was difficult to hear and understand the dialogue. At other times, we were assaulted with non-dialogue noise that was much too loud.

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2 reviews
3 stars
attended Jun 26 2013

Awful, we left at intermission...dysfunctional family is one thing but a father using profanity after profanity over sensitive issues was simply not believable ...gave me a headache

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dana
28 events
10 reviews
11 stars
attended Jul 02 2013

fascinating show that highlights the interesting choices families make when managing a disability, in this case issues surrounding their deaf son. meeting the actors and... continued

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9 reviews
0 stars
attended Jul 03 2013

Many aspects and planes of communication are intriguingly explored but uneven comes to mind as a descriptor for this production, from the British accents to the delivery... continued

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8 reviews
6 stars
attended Jul 02 2013

We had a difficult time hearing what the actors were saying and overheard other guests complaining about this during intermission. Due to this, we didn't understand... continued

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7 reviews
1 stars
attended Jul 02 2013

Interesting play. We don't realize how lucky we in the "hearing" world are. The meat of the play is in the second act. Especially enjoyed the talk-back with the actors at the play's conclusion. The set was great and the acting was very good.

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6 reviews
1 stars
attended Jun 25 2013

wow! What an awesome, thought-provoking play. The actors were incredible, and the storyline was so moving. Must see!

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5 reviews
5 stars
attended Jul 07 2013

Brilliant play with outstanding NYC cast playing their off-Broadway roles. Thought provoking with many layers. Highly recommend for serious theater goers. LJPlayhouse very accomodating with request for seating for disabled spouse.

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5 reviews
37 stars
attended Jul 06 2013

Excellent production with terrific actors. Gives one a lot to think about in ways you may not have ever thought of before. Always fascinating to me to learn about... continued

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2 reviews
2 stars
attended Jul 02 2013

Very slow start and not very funny. If they eliminated the four letter words from the first 10 minutes there would have been almost complete silence. The characters... continued

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1 review
1 stars
attended Jul 03 2013

One of a kind play. Makes you think differently. Gives you a lot to digest. Very much thought provocating. Excellent acting.
The stage was well thoughtout. Makes yoiu feel as if you were in the living room with the characters.
Well done.

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KL
7 events
1 review
1 stars
attended Jun 27 2013

We left at the intermission, as there was no compelling reason to stay for the second half of the play. The characters were thin, the acting forced, substituting volume... continued

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