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The Gospel of Mary Magdalene

War Memorial Opera House (San Francisco, CA)

Reviews & Ratings

9 ratings
3.1 average rating
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18 reviews
11 stars
attended Jul 05 2013

This was an almost unbearably boring experience. While the singing was good (thin but good, except for one tenor who was great) the staging was nonexistent, one static... continued

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joan procter Red Velvet
8 events
5 reviews
3 stars
attended Jul 05 2013

I bought a Dress Circle fix. As the area was not full and the opera was FASCINATING, I enjoyed the 2nd act from a front row seat.
I loved the libretto, which the... continued

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21 events
8 reviews
5 stars
attended Jul 05 2013

I'm an occasional opera patron and no scholar of the biblical stories. I will say that I enjoyed this opera experience even in the balcony. There was only one aria Mary... continued

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9 events
3 reviews
1 stars
attended Jul 05 2013

The changes to the life of Jesus - out with the immaculate conception, marrying Mary Magdalene to Jesus, and dispensing with the resurrection were probably intended to... continued

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3 events
2 reviews
1 stars
attended Jul 05 2013

Beautiful performance that I wouldn't have been able to afford without Goldstar!

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5 events
2 reviews
3 stars
attended Jul 05 2013

I am not an opera fan and went as a treat for my friend. WOW was I surprised. I loved the set, the costumes and the story. The English subtitles helped me understand... continued

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2 events
2 reviews
0 stars
attended Jul 05 2013

Interesting, different, but a little disappointing.

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6 events
2 reviews
0 stars
attended Jul 05 2013

The Gospel of Mary Madgalene is an amazing opera, quite beautiful and on a fascinating, currently "hot" topic. Stay for the dynamic Q&A that follows every performance.... continued

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