Twain riverboat 081913

Mark Twain's Riverboat Extravaganza! Reviews

Writer's Center (Bethesda, MD)

Reviews & Ratings

10 ratings
4.1 average rating
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30 reviews
14 stars
attended Aug 31 2013

It was great. 2 children and 2 adults attended. We all enjoyed it. It was extremely lively, everyone was good in their roles and the stories selected were good stories of America. It was very patriotic, which is difficult to find these days , esp...continued

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16 reviews
5 stars
attended Sep 07 2013

Very clever use of puppetry. A fun and lively plot well acted by a talented group of performers. Easy to follow and very entertaining. Recommend this show!

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56 reviews
4 stars
attended Aug 31 2013

It wasn't what I expected, but still well worth the trip. The show was only marginally about Mark Twain. It used famous Twain characters (Huckleberry, Becky, Tom, Jim, and Twain himself) to tell several stories from the American folk mythology...continued

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22 reviews
4 stars
attended Sep 05 2013

The cast was already in character as the audience was arriving, and bantered with us before the show itself started. The cast players showed a lot of enthusiasm, and were quite talented. However, the material (i.e., the content of the show) was...continued

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16 reviews
6 stars
attended Sep 07 2013

Lively and fun, although occasionally chaotic at the expense of coherency.

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11 reviews
3 stars
attended Aug 31 2013

An all around good show and fun time for both children and adults. The show begins as soon as you enter the theater with corny jokes and the performers successfully engaging the audience in a "pre-show". My only complaint is the music during the...continued

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7 reviews
12 stars
attended Sep 07 2013

We had a great time. I took my daughter, and we learned about the american legends first before going, so that was even more rewarding. Actors were fun. Free parking on Saturdays on a nearby block.

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6 reviews
15 stars
attended Sep 05 2013

It was truly a unique experience. Interesting!

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4 reviews
13 stars
attended Sep 05 2013

Really fun. Very creative and high energy!

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