Green snake 920

Green Snake

The Kennedy Center - Eisenhower Theater (Washington, DC)

Reviews & Ratings

11 ratings
3.7 average rating
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64 reviews
3 stars
attended Mar 27 2014

Supertitles were difficult to read and focus on the actors because the dialogue was fast. I ended up ignoring the titles and focusing on the action. But then I did not understand the action.

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54 reviews
35 stars
attended Mar 29 2014

Funnier than I expected. 2nd half is a bit long but in general the crowd enjoyed the show a lot and gave several rounds of ovations to the actors.

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20 reviews
15 stars
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13 reviews
12 stars
attended Mar 28 2014

There was a disconnect between the translation and style, the text often changed too quickly, the staging was boring, the acting monotonous without the gravitas of Noh or Greek drama, and the ushers kept walking up and down the aisle, seating...continued

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3 reviews
0 stars
attended Mar 28 2014

Excellent seats. A most unusual performance of great skill and beauty.

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2 reviews
0 stars
attended Mar 27 2014

The show was visually very stunning. The shredded curtains and the props for the buildings were beautiful. The costumes were equally quite stunning. The show was good, but I would have enjoyed it more if I spoke or at least understood Chinese....continued

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1 review
0 stars
attended Mar 27 2014

Green Snake was beautifully orchestrated, the acting was superb, and the set was minimal but still enchanting. However, it was in Chinese and although there were subtitles, the story was hard to follow and ultimately took most of the enjoyment out...continued

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