Detroit-091231

Detroit

Woolly Mammoth Theatre (Washington, DC)

Reviews & Ratings

39 ratings
3.6 average rating
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Sometimes too critical Red Velvet
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22 reviews
2 stars
attended Sep 13 2013

The 4 lead characters are SOOO wacky that I couldn't help but laugh. There was so much energy on stage. You are bound to enjoy the characters' oddities and bluntness.... continued

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15 reviews
11 stars
attended Sep 13 2013

First time at Wooly Mamouth (since I moved here in Sept 2012). "Detroit" was mostly funny, poignant and a bit shocking as two couples bonded in neighborly friendship to... continued

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4 reviews
0 stars
attended Sep 11 2013

I enjoyed the play: a sad story with lots of funny dialogue and good acting by all four of the major characters. My mom and I were in Sec. A (front row, right up against... continued

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15 reviews
5 stars
attended Sep 22 2013

Great production and fine performances but to no avail. What a depressing, rotten play. I felt nothing for any of the characters and isn't that what a theater experience is supposed to provide? I do not understand Wooly's play choices...

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9 reviews
3 stars
attended Sep 22 2013

Seats were not what were requested but performances by all were super. A most interesting and absorbing plot with combination of humor and serious undertones. Discussed it at length on way home. Another Woolly hit for us!

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9 reviews
2 stars
attended Sep 22 2013

Woolly always puts on great shows as always!

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8 reviews
2 stars
attended Sep 11 2013

Excellent set, lighting and sound design. But the play itself is unconvincing.

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8 reviews
51 stars
attended Oct 05 2013

It was just an awful play. But the seats were great.

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7 reviews
0 stars
attended Sep 22 2013

I think the set design was nice, with nice visuals. That's about it.

The women actors were completely over the top and not at all believable. The male actor depicting... continued

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6 reviews
7 stars
attended Sep 28 2013

Energetic and thought provoking.

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6 reviews
3 stars
attended Oct 05 2013

It was a great play! It was a bit more "action" than what I originally anticipated, which was a pleasant surprise for me!

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6 reviews
5 stars
attended Sep 22 2013

This is a very intense in-your-face play so it really is hard to say that I loved it. However, the play and the performers are certainly worth five stars. Don't miss it

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5 reviews
9 stars
attended Oct 06 2013

Incredible acting, great set, much to think about. We also had an amazing pre-theater "little" meal at Oyamel, everything was scrumptious.

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5 reviews
2 stars
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5 reviews
1 stars
attended Sep 21 2013

Really good performances of an interesting script. Excellent staging.

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5 reviews
5 stars
attended Oct 04 2013

Unfortunately, as much as we usually love Woolly shows, we didn't this one -- it did not feel "real" -- the characters were too over the top -- we didn't "care" about... continued

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Goldstar Member
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4 reviews
2 stars
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4 reviews
4 stars
attended Sep 28 2013

Wonderful! Enjoyed the play and the satire on today's America. I also enjoyed the discussion afterwards by the urban institute.
Appreciated the parking across for $10.... continued

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3 reviews
0 stars
attended Sep 21 2013

Characters were great and plausible--reminded us of a neighbor we have. The ending was not at all what I was expecting so I found that to be a shock. I thought that the... continued

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2 reviews
2 stars
attended Sep 22 2013

Truly a great play! So topical. It was amusing to sense the DC elite's unawareness of the real world.

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