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Laguna Playhouse (Laguna Beach, CA)

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62 ratings
4.2 average rating
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79 events
33 reviews
12 stars
attended Sep 18 2013

Absolutely brilliant performance! If you love classical music and Franz Liszt, you have to go see it. Hershey Felter "becomes" Franz Liszt and tells his life story as he lived it, playing all the beautiful music on a gorgeous Steinway grand...continued

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10 reviews
15 stars
attended Sep 18 2013

It was so entertaining and educational. Hershey Felder is an amazing artist, how he focuses on his acting and musical performance is beyond me - but he does. The way he weaves together the music, the history, and the emotional tone is bordering...continued

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2 reviews
3 stars
attended Sep 17 2013

If you love history and Classical music this is a great choice. I love history, classical music not so much .When I left I had an instant urge to research the life of Franz Liszt, explore his music no. Laguna playhouse as always a great venue,...continued

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26 events
7 reviews
7 stars
attended Sep 17 2013

While Hershey Felder put forth a great effort, the show was too long (approximately two and a half hours without an intermission) and not well edited. Believe it or not, the show did not have much of Liszt's beautiful music, but a lot of history...continued

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1 review
6 stars
attended Sep 21 2013

Another outstanding performance of Hershey Felder.
Can't wait for future show

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93 reviews
27 stars
attended Sep 21 2013

What a talent! Hershey Felder the actor AND the pianist! Very neat history lesson with some wonderful music! We enjoyed it very much!

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57 events
33 reviews
12 stars
attended Sep 22 2013

Not what I expected but enjoyable and educational. We liked it!

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36 events
14 reviews
0 stars
attended Sep 21 2013

It was outstanding. Hershey Felder always does an amazing job as a story teller, pianist and showman. We try not to miss any of his productions. Thanks to Laguna Playhouse for bringing his work to all of us. Kudos to Hershey Felder for another...continued

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11 reviews
6 stars
attended Sep 17 2013

2 1/2 hours without intermission.
It must have been a dress rehearsal, because it went on and on.
Some very interesting points, but... too many.
There is room for at least two plays. Two much Wagner not enough Liszt.
Not enough music, definitely...continued

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3 reviews
1 stars
attended Sep 21 2013

Hershey is an incredible performer. We have seen several of his other performances and loved them. This one was a little different a bit more about the lives of composers at that time, his personal conflicts with his family, and the competition...continued

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3 reviews
4 stars
attended Sep 20 2013

I was disappointed with the tickets. Ordinarily Row B, Seats 1 & 3 would have been terrific seats but this play was a one-man show with a grand piano in the middle of the stage. The actor spent a lot of time on the left side sitting behind the...continued

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Sara N.
83 events
45 reviews
43 stars
attended Sep 18 2013

Hershey felder's portrayal of liszt is excellent - the performance is charming, moving, dramatic, sad, funny and the piano is extraordinary.

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33 reviews
45 stars
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23 reviews
25 stars
attended Sep 18 2013

This is my 4th Hershey Felder play and I always am amazed at his over sized talent. You will be entertained by his great story telling of Franz Liszt life and piano accompaniment to the story. I was not that familiar with all the musical...continued

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18 reviews
21 stars
attended Sep 22 2013

What a great performance!
Harvey never disappoints. All 4 of us loved it.

And thanks to Goldstar for the awesome FRONT ROW seats! Must be our Red Velvet status.... our friends were SO impressed. :)

Now on to the next great evening of...continued

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34 events
15 reviews
8 stars
attended Sep 20 2013

Great show, the guy is a genius. I want more!

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13 reviews
13 stars
attended Sep 22 2013

We loved the show. The music was beautiful and the story was very entertaining. We highly recommend it.

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28 events
12 reviews
11 stars
attended Sep 18 2013

We found this disappointing. There was not enough humor. There was not enough of the bright, virtuosic music of Liszt. It was slow and lacking in energy. It was a downer.

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