I do 071213

I Do! I Do! Reviews

Gunston Arts Center (Arlington, VA)

Reviews & Ratings

27 ratings
4.1 average rating
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87 reviews
25 stars
attended Aug 17 2013

Concept didn't quite work. Four actors, three couples... it was hard to emotionally connect with the characters. Actors worked very hard, but the characters were not believable.

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2 reviews
0 stars
attended Jul 27 2013

A very successful adaptation of the original musical for today's varied marriages - the four-member cast seamlessly changes between a heterosexual couple, a gay couple, and a lesbian couple while recounting the story of a marriage. The cast does...continued

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45 reviews
7 stars
attended Jul 21 2013

Dedicated actors and a creative director are not enough: one needs a decent musical. The play is simple-minded and the music derivative. Cliches everywhere. Not even American Century Theater can save this one...

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23 reviews
20 stars
attended Aug 01 2013

Very clever how they wove the same sex unions into the musical. The leads had beautiful voices

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18 reviews
7 stars
attended Jul 26 2013

Good play, well-performed. The menage-a-six was clever and nearly seamless. Highly recommended.

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15 reviews
9 stars
attended Jul 28 2013

Wonderful show, very creative interpretation!

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13 reviews
7 stars
attended Jul 25 2013

We did not know until the show started that "The Story of of Marriage From Different Perspectives" meant gay and lesbian as well as a heterosexual couple. The transitions were handled well but we found that the constant switching between these 3...continued

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12 reviews
8 stars
attended Aug 03 2013

One of the best plays I've seen this year. The staging, the music, the actors were simply brilliant. The director deserves kudos for the updated picture of modern marriage in the 21st century. Throughout the performance, I was fully engaged...continued

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12 reviews
11 stars
attended Aug 08 2013

The production was fine, but nothing I'm enthusiastic about. The audio balance between the piano and the singers wasn't ideal - from where we were sitting sometimes the piano was louder than the singing.

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12 stars
attended Aug 04 2013

We enjoyed the play and the discussion with the cast that followed.

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4 reviews
8 stars
attended Aug 04 2013

Very good acting and quite entertaining too!

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4 reviews
23 stars
attended Aug 04 2013

what a great show :) we loved the original and loved this updated version . Using 4 actors made it very interesting!!

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3 reviews
2 stars
attended Aug 10 2013

This production was absolutely wonderful. The singing and the innovative change to an already great production was outstanding. Highly recommend !

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6 stars
attended Aug 01 2013

An enjoyable, updated take on a show written in 1966, but originally set even earlier (1890-1940). Keeping in mind the era for which it was written, certain anachronisms or marriage clichés that emerge in the play are more understandable. And yet,...continued

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1 stars
attended Aug 08 2013

It is a wonderful show. You will enjoy this new spin on a classic musical about love and marriage. BRAVO!!!!!

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2 reviews
1 stars
attended Aug 03 2013

The performers were wonderful, the plot was wonderful and the music did not overwhelm the event which could be a challenge in a small space! We loved it!

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