Ragtime 062509

Ragtime Reviews

Kofman Theatre (Alameda, CA)

Reviews & Ratings

17 ratings
4.9 average rating
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15 reviews
7 stars
attended Jul 12 2009

First of all, this is one of my very favorite shows ever! Having said that, I was worried about the professional level (or lack thereof) that this performance would have. My fears were completely unfounded.
This production was phenominal!! ...continued

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182 reviews
87 stars
attended Jul 11 2009

Fantastic singers in a large cast, wonderful ensemble work, effective sets and staging, fine costumes, and some powerful storyline moments make for a wonderful evening at the theater. Show is long....ran til 11:15pm, but engaging throughout. ...continued

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196 events
180 reviews
202 stars
attended Jul 11 2009

How do you argue with a standing ovation on opening night?! Wonderful performances throughout the huge cast. This is one of my all-time favorite musicals and the 3rd time I've seen a local production of it. Barring a few small technical glitches,...continued

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153 reviews
502 stars
attended Jul 24 2009

Wonderful production with terrific singers and actors. Costumes were amazing.
COngrats!!!

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LJA
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55 reviews
114 stars
attended Jul 24 2009

An ambitious project for a community theater, ACLO's Ragtime had a number of shining moments but overall lacked consistency. Highlights included the spot-on performances by their Coalhouse Walker Jr., Sarah, Tateh, Younger Brother, Mother and...continued

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16 reviews
8 stars
attended Jul 25 2009

This is a fantastic production. The leads, ensemble, set, lighting, orchestra were all top notch. This is a must see show. I love the theatre too, what a neat building. The only drawback is that the building is not exactly designed for optimal...continued

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7 reviews
10 stars
attended Jul 12 2009

Bought tickets for friends.... here is their review:
Excellent cast....excellent show! Stellar performances. A few intermittant sound issues but did not take away from the entire performance. Having seen the original cast many years ago, we...continued

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7 reviews
12 stars
attended Jul 24 2009

We thoroughly enjoyed this show, the sets, the costumes, the special effects and the choreography were great, the singing was awesome, the acting was believable and there are bright futures ahead for these actors. Well worth it to go see this...continued

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4 reviews
16 stars
attended Jul 26 2009

Best musical!! Remember to bring some Kleenex with you. I'm so glad that I went!!

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3 reviews
4 stars
attended Jul 26 2009

Amazing. It was a real gift to the audience. Congratulations to all!

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3 reviews
8 stars
attended Jul 24 2009

Four stars are not enough to express my enthusiasm for ACLO's Ragtime. The actors were all wonderful--the singing was glorious. The relationships between the characters were believable and the choreography was great.

Goldstar is out of tickets...continued

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2 reviews
1 stars
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2 reviews
3 stars
attended Jul 24 2009

I am typically not a fan of musicals, but I heard great things about the show. Needless to say, I was not disappointed. I was on the edge of my seat all evening and was thoroughly impressed with the costumes, cast and overall production quality....continued

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1 review
0 stars
attended Jul 24 2009

I thoroughly enjoyed the show! All principals were standouts including personal friends Coley Grundman, Charles Evans, and Olivia Stoddard. Excellent ensemble work - truly impressive.

Only one small thing marred the evening for me! The mics...continued

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1 review
4 stars
attended Jul 24 2009

Some of the best community theatre I've seen, it was really a great production.

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