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American Night: The Ballad of Juan José Reviews

Sheila and Hughes Potiker Theatre (La Jolla, CA)

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30 ratings
4.5 average rating
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2 reviews
9 stars
attended Feb 05 2012

Another incredible piece by the clever guys at Culture Clash. They've managed to present a thought provoking look at the immigration issue, yet keep you laughing and entertained. Every cast member was outstanding; kudos to the tech crew for the...continued

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50 reviews
4 stars
attended Feb 05 2012

Culture Clash strikes again! Historical references, topical references, singing, clowning, they even managed to report the Super Bowl final score. Great fun for anyone who wants to laugh while learning a little history.

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18 reviews
3 stars
attended Feb 05 2012

Short and fun....enjoyed it and laughed a lot.

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16 reviews
57 stars
attended Feb 05 2012

Worth going simply due to the staging, AMERICAN NIGHT is a brilliant piece of theater conceptually that is a whirl of motion and sound. Beautiful voices and excellent acting, too. In our group of 5, most would give this a 5, but I am rating it a...continued

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11 reviews
9 stars
attended Jan 31 2012

Brilliantly irreverent. That's what I like about Culture Clash. Fun, fun, fun.

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8 reviews
8 stars
attended Feb 18 2012

Culture Clash is always in top form

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7 reviews
2 stars
attended Feb 02 2012

Seen other shows by Culture Clash that were fantastic, not there best work and too much profanity. Bowl or Beings was cleaner and more clever.

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6 reviews
5 stars
attended Feb 03 2012

Great fun! Very clever & entertaining.

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5 reviews
2 stars
attended Feb 26 2012

The mike on the main character was either off or turned down much lower than the other characters. As a result, my husband who has some hearing loss missed much of the dialogue. When I asked him what he thought of the play afterwards, he said he...continued

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4 reviews
9 stars
attended Feb 11 2012

As usual, this provocative, political view of our country and culture leaves you driving to a coffee shop to talk about the play. Bravo! Theatre should make you think!

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4 reviews
2 stars
attended Feb 03 2012

it was funny and took a good look at the nation and what we stand for.

We loved it!

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4 reviews
4 stars
attended Feb 03 2012

It was great! Highly recomend it to anyone who enjoys comedy, satire and history all rolled up in one play.

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2 reviews
0 stars
attended Feb 05 2012

Good show. Our first and hope it will not be the last.

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2 reviews
0 stars
attended Feb 05 2012

what a great show....one statement: attend the show!

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1 review
4 stars
attended Feb 26 2012

Fabulous! The Culture Clash guys always put on an amazing show.

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1 review
0 stars
attended Feb 05 2012

Might be the only piece dealing with contemporary America as portrayed through pop culture. Not to be missed. Ingenious. A great night at the theatre.

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1 review
0 stars
attended Feb 03 2012

Poignant, funny, and educational! It brings history to life! Wish I could bring my students to this play! I was expecting Culture Clash to be a little bit more "cutting edge". Still, it was refreshing!

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1 review
1 stars
attended Feb 18 2012

revolutionary theater in a bourgeois platform! yee-hah!

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1 review
0 stars
attended Feb 02 2012

The Ballad of Juan José was a delightful play, full of subtle (and not-so-subtle) humor and references that many members of the audience did not seem to get, perhaps because this was more of a senior crowd. Brush up on your civics knowledge before...continued

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1 review
0 stars
attended Feb 26 2012

Very good performance for Culture Clash, although you did have to have an understanding of history in order to get their satire at times, but i truly loved it, took my daughters to the show and they enjoyed as well. Definitely will see them again...continued

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