Much ado 0626132

Much Ado About Nothing Reviews

Bowie Playhouse (Bowie, MD)

Reviews & Ratings

13 ratings
4.5 average rating
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8 reviews
7 stars
attended Aug 10 2013

What a great show! So much talent! Dance choreography super! Set excellent! Characters well cast! Actresses/actors performed at 200%! Music wonderful! I've left so much out but you must have gotten the idea that I didn't like the show and...continued

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12 reviews
14 stars
attended Aug 11 2013

Highly energetic and imaginative performance of this comedy classic, set in the 1950s (everyone smokes!). Diction and phrasing are wonderful by all actors, but especially by the main characters, so even a non-Shakespeare enthusiast can understand...continued

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23 reviews
14 stars
attended Aug 10 2013

Energetic young company and a delightful production! Clear and concise reading of the text with beautiful costumes and great dancing.

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2 reviews
1 stars
attended Aug 04 2013

This was a fabulous production. I wasn't expecting singing and dancing numbers but was happy they were included. It added to the fun and joyous feeling of the show. This is a newer company and the theatre was not half full. But the performers...continued

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1 review
2 stars
attended Aug 11 2013

Absolutely wonderful performances by all. Well done! We shall return to see future productions.

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5 reviews
23 stars
attended Aug 18 2013

The show worked. The juxtaposition of Shakespearean language into a '50's setting is a little contrived, and at times seemed only a token gesture. But interleaving pop music of the time, matched to the action on-stage was a nice touch and helped...continued

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56 reviews
4 stars
attended Aug 18 2013

Annapolis Players' "Much Ado About Nothing" might be construed as an attempt by Will Shakespeare to write a pilot reality show for American TV in the 1950s. At times it was a wild romp, broadly, sometimes campily, acted. Most of the time, it was...continued

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14 reviews
4 stars
attended Aug 08 2013

A unique theater tucked in the woods. Pleasantly surprising show. Slow start, but warmed well. Conrad needs to learn how to portray shattering grief, but otherwise I would recommend it to anyone who likes "Much Ado..."

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12 reviews
8 stars
attended Aug 18 2013

this group is outstanding, remarkable....i don't care what they perform in the future, i'll go without question!

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4 reviews
5 stars
attended Aug 18 2013

Great set, wonderful acting, beautiful costumes and great dancing and singing...yes, for a Shakespeare play! All around enjoyable production.

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4 reviews
0 stars
attended Aug 10 2013

This 1950's Navy in the Caribbean setting of Much Ado was very fun to watch. The set was creative and costumes were very realistic and appealing for the most part and lead roles were played very well. The dancing was fabulous and great music was...continued

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1 review
4 stars
attended Aug 15 2013

A really fun, high-energy production of a very great play, updated to the 1950's. It's been turned into something close to a musical comedy, with lots of period music and dance, which to our taste gets a little tedious after a while and distracts...continued

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1 review
0 stars
attended Aug 03 2013

This was a really fun performance! The actors were great and fully got into their roles. And the interpretation and style choices of the director (play set in the 50's) worked really well. It's a small theatre but a really great production. If you...continued

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