Beauty-queen-073113

The Beauty Queen of Leenane

Round House Theatre - Bethesda (Bethesda, MD)

Reviews & Ratings

77 ratings
4.4 average rating
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7 reviews
1 stars
attended Aug 30 2013

The play was gripping from start to finish. What fine acting! It was a great story that held my interest every moment.

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6 reviews
3 stars
attended Aug 25 2013

I really enjoyed the play! It was a bit "darker" that I had anticipated, but honestly, I think that added to the richness of it... The acting of the two female main characters was awesome, I would recommend this play!

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5 reviews
0 stars
attended Sep 06 2013

Great acting. The whole performance was great. This was my first time at Roundhouse, and I will be back.

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5 reviews
12 stars
attended Sep 12 2013

Outstanding acting and a mesmerizing play.

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4 reviews
40 stars
attended Sep 07 2013

Excellent acting; nuanced, dark, and riveting. Flawless design. Brings life to a fascinating, troubling, tragic story. No false notes in the whole production. Highly recommended.

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4 reviews
9 stars
attended Sep 03 2013

Exceptional cast and play…but not for the faint of heart. This is a powerful story and absolutely engrossing. Don't miss this if you're looking for something that captivates you.

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4 reviews
5 stars
attended Aug 22 2013

I was familiar with the playwright because of his movie "In Bruges," (which I found to be unlike any movie I'd seen) so was naturally curious about his plays. Boy, did it... continued

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4 reviews
5 stars
attended Aug 28 2013

play was great. seats were great. price was great.

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4 reviews
1 stars
attended Aug 25 2013

The play was very dark, but a very sad portrayal of what can and has happened when economies become depressed - their people become depressed and sick and can't see a way... continued

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3 reviews
1 stars
attended Sep 05 2013

Absolutely fantastic production of the Beauty Queen of Leenane. The actors put their heart and soul into it. Well worth seeing and a fabulous play to watch on stage. Great after discussion w/ a member of the Roundhouse staff!

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3 reviews
4 stars
attended Aug 22 2013

Easy to buy tickets; easy to park in public garage. The acting by all 4 players was excellent. The only downside was the brogue; it wasn't always easy to understand the mother in particular.

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3 reviews
1 stars
attended Sep 03 2013

Excellent play, excellent performances. It is very dark, in the best sense of serious drama. We highly recommend this play.

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3 reviews
3 stars
attended Aug 23 2013

It was a touching drama of two lives caught in a situation neither could escape nor assuage.

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3 reviews
1 stars
attended Sep 04 2013

The production was excellent, with superb acting and tech.
Round House, Bethesda, could improve their service. One member of our party who arrived at the last minute but... continued

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2 reviews
11 stars
attended Aug 24 2013

Great acting but the play was too dark for my taste. It seemed wrong to respond to the humor because of the underlying cruelity. Actors deserve much credit. The roles must be very challenging to play.

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2 reviews
0 stars
attended Sep 14 2013

Great seats! Great theater! The play was wonderful!

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2 reviews
2 stars
attended Sep 13 2013

Our first time seeing this play and we thoroughly enjoyed it. We've seen other works by the playwright, so we were familiar with his style. We liked the casting of the... continued

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2 reviews
3 stars
attended Aug 25 2013

This was a dark, DARK "comedy." The acting was superb, however, the Irish brogue made the dialog uninteligible. Evern after the first half, I wasn't able to understand a good deal.

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2 reviews
0 stars
attended Aug 23 2013

Well-performed, but found the play a little disturbing. Expected more of a Harold & Maude-type dark comedy, but this was definitely dark and not so much comedy. Also... continued

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2 reviews
10 stars
attended Sep 08 2013

Wonderful experience. The play was terrific..well acted and gripping. I I wasn't bored or distracted for a moment! I have never been disappointed in anything that I... continued

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