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Hattie ... What I Need You To Know Reviews

Theatre Asylum (Hollywood, CA)

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53 ratings
4.5 average rating
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Irene
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12 reviews
101 stars
attended Jan 11 2013

Bio-musical about Hattie McDaniel, Hattie... "What I Need You To Know" Is a look back on the life of Hattie Mc Daniel an singer-songwriter, comedian, stage actress, radio performer, and television star most famously known for her role as Mammy in...continued

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21 reviews
5 stars
attended Jan 05 2013

Excellent, Vickilyn Reynolds is talented. While some of the transitions could have been a bit smoother, overall it was a pleasure to be a part of this, I learned so much about Hattie's life. I walked away truly amazed with what McDaniels...continued

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12 reviews
0 stars
attended Jan 06 2013

This was an awesome play -- Vickilyn Reynolds did a wonderful job channeling Hattie McDaniel. I would highly recommend this one woman show for anyone interested in Hollywood's Golden Era or the African American actor experience or both - great,...continued

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10 reviews
9 stars
attended Jan 13 2013

This is a thoroughly researched work on the life of Hattie McDaniels. The performance captured the motivation, emotion, successes, pains and strengths of Ms McDaniels. We learned while being entertained by Vickilyn Reynolds. The monologues were...continued

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2 reviews
0 stars
attended Jan 05 2013

I really thought this performance was important and Ms. Reynolds was exceptional!! I was not impressed with the Sound Person and the Person who ran the projector. There were missed cues and you couldn't hear her on some song entries. Ms. Reynolds...continued

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1 review
2 stars
attended Jan 12 2013

AMAZING! I had no idea how rich her life was! Ms. Reynolds, you rocked! All of Southern California needs to run - not walk to see this show! Out-of-sight!

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1 review
0 stars
attended Jan 06 2013

The play was excellent! I encourage others to attend.

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1 review
0 stars
attended Jan 12 2013

The play was Wonderful! A must see. Entertaining, informative and performed spectacularly. My thirteen year old who went said, "she is a great actress". Need I say more.

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36 reviews
102 stars
attended Jan 20 2013

Excellent. music, performance,story historical education. It was all good. I couldn't stop singing the finale song the rest of the evening.

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33 reviews
6 stars
attended Jan 13 2013

Wonderful voice, but very weak play. Should have been a one act.

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30 reviews
18 stars
attended Jan 27 2013

Vickilyn Reynolds has been performing her one woman show for over five years. In her portrayal of Hattie McDaniel(s) she seemed to actually become the actress. She brought us to both laughter and tears in the telling of this remarkable woman's...continued

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27 reviews
9 stars
attended Jan 26 2013

It was outstanding. (the staff took very good care
of me when I had to go outside to upchuck!) It was
had to tell that Hattie had not come back to life!!!

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25 reviews
2 stars
attended Jan 27 2013

This performance by an incredible actress gave me the opportunity to meet Hattie Mc Daniels and learn more about her life and career. Her performance and singing was impeccable and enjoyable. Loved it!!!!

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14 reviews
13 stars
attended Jan 19 2013

Great performance and high energy

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11 reviews
28 stars
attended Jan 19 2013

Loved it...Amazing actress...amazing life...Story of Hattie McDaniel, the ups and downs...

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10 reviews
24 stars
attended Jan 27 2013

Fantastic, highly recommend.

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6 reviews
16 stars
attended Jan 19 2013

I went to this play not really knowing what to expect, however, Upon leaving I was overwhelmed by the one woman performance. She portrayed Hattie so perfectly. My friends and myself left feeling enlightened, inspired, and definitely more...continued

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4 reviews
6 stars
attended Jan 27 2013

I recently read a biography about Hattie McDaniel and was looking forward to the performance. Vickilyn Reynolds does not disappoint! Hattie was a multi-talented woman and so is Vickilyn.

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2 reviews
34 stars
attended Jan 19 2013

A wonderful experience not only was it entertaining but it was educational. A wonderful African American history event. I would recommend this play to all. The theater was very cute and quaint.

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37 reviews
0 stars
attended Jan 05 2013

i was always interested in hattie mcdaniels. the actress who played her did a great job but i thought the play could have been better.

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