Para

A Parallelogram

Mark Taper Forum (Los Angeles, CA)

Reviews & Ratings

107 ratings
4.3 average rating
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26 reviews
9 stars
attended Jul 26 2013

Well acted, great story, incredible conclusion but gets off track at times. Worth seeing and of course any night at the Mark Taper Forum and Los Angeles Music Center is most enjoyable!

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24 reviews
9 stars
attended Aug 07 2013

Clever, funny, well performed, interesting still wanted a bit more there there an active play about stasis

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23 reviews
1 stars
attended Jul 28 2013

I thought the first act was very funny and also quite innovative. I enjoyed it immensely and had several good laughs. The second act was rather a disaster. The author clearly did not know where he was going with the play and did not know how to...continued

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20 reviews
23 stars
attended Aug 14 2013

snappy and smart. a real hoot. neat stuff!

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19 reviews
19 stars
attended Jul 17 2013

Different and very enjoyable play. Dialog was believable. Funny. Moving.
And the venue is great, very intimate. Leg room is a little tight.

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19 reviews
0 stars
attended Aug 06 2013

This was an unexpected delight . Every performance was superior and the set magic was unbelievable. I have not been so entertained, so immersed in thought provoking theatre in many years. I am so glad I took a chance and saw this. So should you.

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17 reviews
36 stars
attended Aug 09 2013

Wonderful venue---thoughtful perfomance.

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16 reviews
46 stars
attended Jul 31 2013

Truly enjoyed the play. Great writing and excellent delivery/acting. Interesting subject; it made me think. The people in front left early, but almost every conversation on the way out was about the "meaning" of the play. FUNNY and true.

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16 reviews
22 stars
attended Aug 07 2013

Very interesting play, great dialogue and acting but the end was sad! Would recommend it though!

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15 reviews
0 stars
attended Aug 10 2013

The location of the ticket was excellent - center about two thirds of the way up from the stage. The acting was wonderful but my biggest applause was for the set which truly exemplified "magic of the theater". My reservation was the play itself....continued

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15 reviews
14 stars
attended Aug 08 2013

This was one of the most provocative and engaging plays that we've seen in a very long time. Acting and directing were outstanding. It was difficult to hear all of the older Bee's dialog as she did not appear to be miked and she had a softer voice...continued

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13 reviews
38 stars
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13 reviews
17 stars
attended Aug 06 2013

An excellent production all around. The acting was top notch, the premise unique and interesting, and I really liked the set design and the surprising things they managed to do with it.

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13 reviews
0 stars
attended Aug 04 2013

Fun and entertaining riff on fate vs. free will but ultimately unsatisfying for some reason -- As Tallulah Bankhead once said, "There's less to this than meets the eye!" -- Still, exhilarating as only live theater can be... --

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13 reviews
8 stars
attended Aug 03 2013

Good acting, stage setting, and direction, but the play does not hold together.

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10 reviews
26 stars
attended Jul 28 2013

Outstanding! One of the best theater experiences of my life! We are still talking about it!

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9 reviews
8 stars
attended Aug 11 2013

It's true, it all starts with the writing. Add in the flawless acting, excellent directing, set design and sound and you have a great theatre experience!

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9 reviews
10 stars
attended Aug 11 2013

You might want to do a little research about this play before going. The couple we went with was confused at the beginning of the play, but I had read some of the critics' reviews first and understood the relationships of the characters, which...continued

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8 reviews
0 stars
attended Aug 09 2013

Great performance! Extremely thought provoking topic handled with ease.

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8 reviews
9 stars
attended Jul 23 2013

I really liked this play. I can't stop thinking about it.

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