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Sweet Bird of Youth

Tides Theatre (San Francisco, CA)

Reviews & Ratings

59 ratings
4.3 average rating
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17 reviews
0 stars
attended Jul 27 2013

This production does Tennessee Williams proud in all respects! The acting is superb all around with the leads, Fontana Butterfield and Dan Fagan, as well as Joe Kearns... continued

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15 reviews
5 stars
attended Jul 24 2013

Fabulous acting and production. Loved intimacy of the small theater as well and the Cuban music that was played was wonderful.

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340 reviews
42 stars
attended Jul 18 2013

This play was interesting and the cast did well overall. There seemed to be some overacting yet that was probably intentional. I enjoyed Miss Lucy the most. Wish the... continued

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86 reviews
90 stars
attended Jul 26 2013

Superb show! Great story, great cast, excellent acting...what more can one ask?
The show was a bit long, but it held my interest throughout. Just all around excellent!

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19 reviews
11 stars
attended Jul 27 2013

SUPERB...SPLENDID...PAR EXCELLENCE
This is one of the best performances I have ever seen in the Bay Area. The acting was top notch from every cast member. The story was riveting. A 5-Star event!

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9 reviews
2 stars
attended Aug 07 2013

I was quite impressed! I go to theater 2 or 3 times a month, so I'm rather discerning. The caliber of acting in this production is high. In fact, the acting is almost... continued

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7 reviews
6 stars
attended Aug 01 2013

The performance of SWEET BIRD OF YOUTH was astounding virtuosity with insight, emotional invention and scaldingly honest. The entire company was amazing but I must stand... continued

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3 reviews
3 stars
attended Jul 27 2013

Actors were professional - much dialog and no mishaps. Play is very dated - and very long.

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2 reviews
0 stars
attended Aug 07 2013

Cozy and intimate theatre. I'd see Sweet Bird of Youth again.

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Patti
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2 reviews
4 stars
attended Aug 03 2013

Fabulous acting in a poingnant play which gripped my companions and I from beginning to end (and it is long). The cast could not have been better. Loved the Boss.

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1 review
4 stars
attended Jul 20 2013

fantastic cast. i was pulled into a story. it felt very intimate. loved the whole experience.

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1 review
0 stars
attended Jul 18 2013

I thoroughly enjoyed the play. Excellent job!

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1 review
0 stars
attended Jul 27 2013

It was great on every level. It is so great to have such serious theater here in San Francisco!

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1 review
0 stars
attended Aug 01 2013

Spectacular acting all around. Some of the best casting and performances I've ever seen, including my decades of theater attendance in NYC.

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Agu
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1 review
0 stars
attended Jul 18 2013

Such a powerful play needed powerful performances, and this event delivered. All the actors were phenomenal, but especially Fontana Butterfield and Dan Fagan. I went... continued

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385 reviews
62 stars
attended Aug 21 2013

YUM! What a deliciously wonderful show. I loved pretty much everything about this production especially the incredible casting. The actors were very believable and kept... continued

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136 reviews
490 stars
attended Aug 24 2013

Terrifc show with a great cast. Bravo Tides Theatre CO.

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126 reviews
17 stars
attended Jul 26 2013

I was not familiar with this Tennessee Williams play, and did enjoy the story. Some of the acting was really good, particularly Shannon Warrick (as Ms Lucie). The second... continued

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87 reviews
16 stars
attended Aug 15 2013

What a cast! For such a small theater, this was a first class and very large production. The performances were riveting and powerful, especially Boss and Tom Finley and... continued

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24 reviews
31 stars
attended Jul 24 2013

Overly long and wordy, difficult to sit through. 3 acts, 2 intermissions. Even
the fantastic Tennessee was probably drinking when he wrote this. The
actors did their best, however, and the theater is intimate, the staff friendly.

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