Yh rhm 042212

Yesterday Happened: Remembering H.M. Reviews

Central Square Theater (Cambridge, MA)

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11 ratings
3.4 average rating
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22 reviews
11 stars
attended Apr 18 2012

Interesting. Good acting. Spare set worked well. The play: We went knowing that the play was about the inability of the man to form new memories, so it was not surprising that there was a LOT, I mean a LOT of repetition. Particularly at the...continued

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18 reviews
11 stars
attended May 05 2012

1/3 of the audience fell asleep. It just wasn't a good play. The acting was fine, but the repetitiveness of the material was dull. The after play discussion was better than the play itself.

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8 reviews
2 stars
attended Apr 18 2012

VERY unique idea and I had never heard this story before. Great acting by the main character especially!

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4 reviews
0 stars
attended Apr 19 2012

Informational and intriguing in the intellectual sense, but hardly the words you would want to use to describe a play. But being a "scientific detective story," it claims so leeway in infusing itself with documentary-esque elements.

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4 reviews
3 stars
attended Apr 13 2012

The World Premiere of Remembering H.M: Yesterday Happened leads you to experience the angst of having no memories, and sweetens it with human, cozy aspects of one's life. Storytelling explains the intricacies of human cognition and the process of...continued

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2 reviews
1 stars
attended Apr 18 2012

A remarkable translation of complex science information while also enriching the story through theatrical imagery and technique. Well written, produced, acted, with music used metaphorically to suggest lost memory. Stimulating theater!

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2 reviews
0 stars
attended Apr 21 2012

This was our second time at CST. Yesterday Happened: Remembering HM was a compelling story but a hard one to tell through theater. I felt the story line was flimsy in some parts. Production-wise, I very much liked the use of video technology...continued

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1 review
1 stars
attended Apr 14 2012

It seems to be a better suited subject for a lecture than a play.

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