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Requiem for a Heavyweight Reviews

Village Theatre (Danville, CA)

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65 reviews
5 stars
attended May 05 2013

The director and 16 actors in "Requiem For A Heavyweight," along with the old commercials, did an outstanding job transporting the audience back into the twilight zone of the fifties with this play. The omniscient Rod Serling would have been...continued

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37 reviews
63 stars
attended Apr 26 2013

Very enjoyable evening.....wonderful show!

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23 reviews
7 stars
attended May 05 2013

The play was cleverly done with the old commercials in between scenes and I did not mind there was no intermission. The acting was professional and I enjoyed the play. The main downside is that the inside theater is always cold. The lobby is the...continued

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21 reviews
3 stars
attended May 10 2013

This theater company always amazes me. Out in the suburbs, and it's cutting edge, intelligently staged theater, stripped down, intimate, high production values. Don't miss this show.

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10 reviews
4 stars
attended May 17 2013

The venue is nice-not a bad seat. The play dragged. If it wasn't broken up by the hilarious 1950's commercial video clips it would have been even slower. Some of the actors were a bit stilted in their delivery. I think staging it as if it was...continued

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6 reviews
2 stars
attended Apr 26 2013

Wonderful . The best play we have seen here . The set was so realistic. Loved the old commercials. The actors really put their emotions into the part. Highly recommended

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2 reviews
1 stars
attended May 12 2013

I thought this play was wonderful. All of the actors were very good!!!!!! The man that played the lead role, as "Mountain" did an great job. The other to men, his manager and his handler, were also very good. The old commercials were very...continued

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1 review
5 stars
attended Apr 27 2013

Our first time at this charming theater for a production we're still talking about. Rod Serling's "Requiem for a Heavyweight" makes one long for the "golden age of broadcasting" and the quality material produced and presented in those live drama...continued

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