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Yellow Face

Theater J at Goldman Theater (Washington, DC)

Reviews & Ratings

48 ratings
4.4 average rating
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66 reviews
22 stars
attended Feb 02 2014

This play is not nearly as funny as the promotional material would like one to believe. There are some moments of promise in the first act, but the second half drags. I found myself wondering when it would end.

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64 reviews
3 stars
attended Feb 20 2014

Too didactic. Acting weaker than usual from Theater J, especially the main character.

But the fact that many Jews are wantabees (something else) is done well. And the Marcus character steals the show.

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35 reviews
82 stars
attended Feb 01 2014

I was familiar with David Henry Hwang's work but did not expect him to be in the theatre! At the post-show Q&A, he enthusiastically answered questions and offered insights on the writing journey for this work. I loved the angle from which the...continued

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20 reviews
2 stars
attended Feb 06 2014

The play was very well done - characters, acting, set design, lighting. It probably isn't Broadway material, but very enjoyable. There is not a bad seat in the house.

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1 review
0 stars
attended Feb 01 2014

Did not enjoy the show. Not my type of show

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17 reviews
32 stars
attended Feb 02 2014

Great seats, great acting and very thought provoking.

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14 reviews
4 stars
attended Feb 06 2014

Great show, very intelligent and good story telling, thought provoking!

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14 reviews
1 stars
attended Feb 08 2014

If I could, I would give this production 3.5 stars. I found the play interesting and thought-provoking, although not entirely satisfying. The cast was engaging, and I liked the set design.

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11 reviews
6 stars
attended Feb 20 2014

Good show all be it a bit long. Went to this performance for captioning. It is not in a good spot.

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9 reviews
2 stars
attended Feb 19 2014

Well-done play with an interesting theme.

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8 reviews
1 stars
attended Feb 21 2014

I thought the script was exceptionally well written. My attention never flagged, maybe because I'm culturally sensitive> thank you to my parents for that. The pacing was excellent, the set was great. My girl-friend had some trouble following the...continued

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5 reviews
0 stars
attended Feb 21 2014

Absolutely wonderful in every regard. Thought provoking script filled with real humor and heart. Interesting exploration of theater history and political history, and changing ethics and values that are still evolving today. Dynamite technical...continued

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5 reviews
0 stars
attended Feb 22 2014

This was a brilliant production of a provocative, pertinent play. It was also very funny. Definitely 5 stars!

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4 reviews
0 stars
attended Feb 22 2014

Play was excellent - layers and layers of insight. My experience of purchasing tickets was also excellent. As I have a mobility problem seating was readily provided on front row. Parking attendant was most helpful in making sure I got a space....continued

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3 reviews
4 stars
attended Feb 08 2014

enjoyed the play, but it was a bit long

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3 reviews
0 stars
attended Feb 01 2014

The venue was fantastic and the show was hilarious! Really smooth entry and great facility.

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2 reviews
1 stars
attended Feb 15 2014

Incredible acting and directing that constantly surprised yet made sense. The play explores several important issues non-didactic way. Moments of brilliance plesure throughout the evening……..go!

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2 reviews
1 stars
attended Feb 22 2014

Terrific play, terrific venue!

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2 reviews
3 stars
attended Feb 08 2014

Very thought-provoking play and interesting directing and staging.

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1 review
1 stars
attended Feb 02 2014

A fantastic look at modern Asian American life in the United States and the strictures that society places on it.

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