Royale 0426131

The Royale Reviews

Kirk Douglas Theatre (Culver City, CA)

Reviews & Ratings

37 ratings
4.4 average rating
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191 reviews
9 stars
attended May 18 2013

This play is more then a play about boxing. It is about race and boxing 100 years ago. If you know about or have heard about Jack Johnson you will find this play interesting. My one big complaint was that a couple of the actors ennunciated so...continued

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58 reviews
299 stars
attended May 19 2013

First I must say the Kirk Douglas Theater is beautiful!! Parking is around the corner though most people parked across the street at the Chase bank parking lot( staff did say tough they never seen it, cars may be towed..so park with caution) The...continued

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33 reviews
10 stars
attended May 10 2013

It was hard to hear all the lines clearly, but the staging of the play was innovative and beautiful. And even though the consequence of actions in a story of race relations is expected, it is still moving.

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22 reviews
61 stars
attended May 10 2013

Stunning staging. A thoughtful and moving play about the benefits and costs of breaking barriers.

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7 reviews
6 stars
attended May 24 2013

First of all, great venue! Staging of The Royale was amazing. Actors were first rate though the story was somewhat predictable. If you know the history of Jack Johnson, this is a good twist on that piece of history. If you don't, this period...continued

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6 reviews
0 stars
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2 reviews
1 stars
attended May 26 2013

Great experience! Creatively used rhythm to convey boxing scene violence, fear, pride and social impact.

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43 reviews
11 stars
attended May 10 2013

Just a wonderful, fascinating, and challenging piece. Great acting, directing, and production. Loved it.

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34 reviews
0 stars
attended May 23 2013

this was the first time i saw a play where the direction/casting/scene set-up got my attention and made me take notice. great great show! the end will leave you wanting to see more

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28 reviews
9 stars
attended May 18 2013

Enjoyable Evening but not the most entertaining play!

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27 reviews
69 stars
attended May 26 2013

SO worth my time, money, and energy. GREAT production! (Although I don't understand why we're assigned seats so far up, when there are available seats closer to the stage.)

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24 reviews
6 stars
attended Jun 02 2013

Wonderful venue and the play was a lesson on history. The cast was exceptional.

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24 reviews
26 stars
attended May 28 2013

wonderfully acted and presented.

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20 reviews
1 stars
attended May 24 2013

While I enjoyed the play I felt it had really slow points in it.

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17 reviews
7 stars
attended May 10 2013

The acting was fantastic! Play started on time and kept the audience involved throughout the play from beginning to the end! The festivities in the lobby set up a very relaxing atmosphere and was a lot of fun. I don't want to give away anything...continued

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15 reviews
30 stars
attended May 26 2013

the rhythm of the stage and actors kept it exciting. This was great acting by all the actors and heartfelt by the audience. Make the time to see it as you continue to support the arts.

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14 reviews
6 stars
attended May 12 2013

Really enjoyed the show. Interesting story, unique staging, great acting, funny and makes you think - what more could you ask of a theatrical production?! Definitely recommend.

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12 reviews
24 stars
attended May 25 2013

An unusual and wonderfully staged production with an outstanding cast.

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7 reviews
2 stars
attended May 26 2013

really an enjoyable play! great acting by all the cast. very different and creative approach. theres a play discussion afterward in the lobby. that was great & every production should have one. first time at the Kirk Douglas. it's a nice theatre....continued

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6 reviews
138 stars
attended May 01 2013

Great performances & staging. Actors need to project a bit more. Very satisfying evening.

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