Wishyouwerehere 090413

When You Wish: The Story of Walt Disney

Freud Playhouse at UCLA (Los Angeles, CA)

Reviews & Ratings

112 ratings
4.1 average rating
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24 events
17 reviews
41 stars
attended Nov 03 2013

OUTSTANDING!! The performances were great! Our seats we perfert! I would highly recommend this play.

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Michael Red Velvet
55 events
15 reviews
6 stars
attended Nov 02 2013

A fascinating story of failure, drive, and imagination. You almost forget that you are watching the story of Walt Disney, a man successful behind reason. This is about how tough it is to be an entrepreneur. The songs are catchy with outstanding...continued

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12 reviews
12 stars
attended Oct 12 2013

It wasn't the best show I've seen.. but I do love hearing more about Walt Disney.

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Angela Davies Red Velvet
49 events
11 reviews
-4 stars
attended Oct 13 2013

Simply fantastic for any Disney fan. Great way to tell Walts story. I hope this play is a huge success!

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44 events
7 reviews
0 stars
attended Oct 30 2013

It was a wonderful Musical. I loved the flow of the play, the detail of his life up until "Disneyland opening day"!! When "Walt" gave the Disneyland opening day dedication speech, I cried. What a fantastic show all the way around: the casting...continued

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6 reviews
5 stars
attended Oct 19 2013

Amazing show loved the story line

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3 reviews
20 stars
attended Oct 23 2013

Very good show. Excellent cast, good music with catchy tunes. Will be telling others to go see it.

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Goldstar Member Red Velvet
5 events
2 reviews
5 stars
attended Oct 19 2013

Interesting story but there were too many musical numbers and none of them were memorable. The actor who played Walt didn't have much presence and his voice was rather cliche musical theatre. The actors who played Walt's brother was good and...continued

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1 review
8 stars
attended Oct 27 2013

Amazing show with amazing talent.

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142 reviews
19 stars
attended Oct 23 2013

An informative play that was too long. I enjoyed it, but the show needs work. Good singers.

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41 reviews
11 stars
attended Oct 13 2013

The play is a great idea, and there were some very creative moments, but overall I was disappointed by a lackluster production honoring one of the most creative men to have ever lived. A huge musical theater fan, I was not impressed with any of...continued

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30 reviews
4 stars
attended Oct 12 2013

Great cast, choreography, video effects, music and singing. The play was a bit choppy and uneven, but it has a good framework to be move to Broadway with some minor tweaking.

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40 events
17 reviews
13 stars
attended Oct 12 2013

I liked this musical in concept and potential more than in reality. It has some work to be done in making it more 'Broadway'. There is some really great set design, costumes and ideas but the execution wasn't amazing. In my opinion the actor...continued

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14 reviews
7 stars
attended Oct 12 2013

The Goldstar experience was GREAT - easy to purchase, easy to pickup at will-call, etc. The show itself was entertaining, but needs more work before Broadway.

There are too many songs (nearly all of which are forgettable) and there is an...continued

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28 events
14 reviews
3 stars
attended Oct 12 2013

The play is depressing because Disney had so many failures. It wasn't until the end of the show that he created Mickey Mouse (Steamboat Willie) and his movies. The music is forgetable. The cast could dance and sing well, but who wants to go to the...continued

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Susan Nord
27 events
10 reviews
15 stars
attended Oct 13 2013

I thought the actors were wonderful and their voices were excellent, though the songs less memorable.The dancing was fun and energetic I was very interested to learn about Walt Disney's story, but somehow the play lacked crispness. I wanted to...continued

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SA
26 events
7 reviews
31 stars
attended Oct 27 2013

LIKED THE MUSIC AND THOUGHT THE SET DESIGNS ORIGINAL. THE LEADS WERE GOOD AS WERE THE DANCERS.
I THINK THE STORY NEEDS SOME WORK, ESPECIALLY ACT 1.

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Goldstar Member
9 events
7 reviews
7 stars
attended Oct 12 2013

Thoroughly enjoyed the show! I loved their staging and the actors were great with some pretty impressive voices.

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50 events
5 reviews
6 stars
attended Oct 11 2013

Facility is very difficult to find so I suggest you leave early. As far as the play, the acting and music was very good. The story line needs some work. I can understand that if you are doing a play about Walt Disney it would be difficult to cover...continued

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16 events
5 reviews
7 stars
attended Oct 13 2013

NICE MUSIC, GOOD DANCING, BOOK NEEDS WORK, CUT 20 MINUTES...NOT READY FOR BROADWAY BUT AN ENJOYABLE FEW HOURS

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