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Mark Taper Forum (Los Angeles, CA)

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108 ratings
4.3 average rating
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7 reviews
4 stars
attended Jul 19 2013

This is a highly entertaining, sharply-paced, smart play. You won't be disappointed. The ACTING is amazing! The play itself is slightly didactic and skewed in one direction, but it still gets you to think. Clever effects, too. A fun evening...continued

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79 reviews
16 stars
attended Aug 09 2013

Great show. Didn't know what to expect from it, but Taper has had an amazing season this year so I just bought a ticket and went. Glad I did! Exceptional acting, stunning set, and a play that left me thinking about time, the universe, and everything.

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jane Red Velvet
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64 reviews
53 stars
attended Aug 18 2013

It was very thought provoking and provided for lively discussion afterwards w/ BF.
All seats at the Taper are great.

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52 reviews
32 stars
attended Aug 04 2013

Play is great fun. Well written and acted. And there are no bad seats at the Mark Taper.

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44 reviews
28 stars
attended Aug 10 2013

Wonderful play! Very conceptual, acting was concise and everyone was committed to their objective the entire time. Seats were great!

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35 reviews
11 stars
attended Jul 17 2013

The set was amazing, the actors were great. Some of the dialog did not make it clearly to the back of the theater. It's not 5 stars because ultimately I didn't really embrace the characters. But the production is well worth seeing.

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33 reviews
9 stars
attended Aug 15 2013

Great acting well worth seeing. Don't miss if you love theater.

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20 reviews
81 stars
attended Aug 03 2013

Quick quips and witty repartee induced ample laughter but there was definitely something lacking. At no time did I feel moved by what was happening on stage. Overall, I found the play to be enjoyable but not profoundly enjoyable.

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20 reviews
5 stars
attended Jul 17 2013

This is an excellent play. It is well written acted and directed. Thought provoking and funny. It provided excellent conversations at dinner afterward. Too bad more people don't know about it because it was a wonderful evening in the theater.

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Karen661 Red Velvet
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20 reviews
26 stars
attended Aug 10 2013

Very enjoyable show, interesting staging and great cast.

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17 reviews
4 stars
attended Jul 26 2013

Another home run for the Mark Taper, Bruce Norris and modern play acting. Just go.

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13 reviews
54 stars
attended Aug 04 2013

Very enjoyable, I recommend it! Wonderful acting all around. But Marylouise Burke as usual was particularly stellar. Great set.

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10 reviews
12 stars
attended Aug 11 2013

It's true, it all starts with the writing. Add in the flawless acting, excellent directing, set design and sound and you have a great theatre experience!

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Turtle Red Velvet
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4 reviews
3 stars
attended Aug 01 2013

great play, never drags, fast paced, witty male female relationships, thought provoking questions, great venue, not a bad seat in the house

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3 reviews
0 stars
attended Jul 26 2013

Although the idea of not being able to change your fate made me a little depressed I enjoyed the play overall. The way the scene changes were done was really cool. The main male actor gave a great performance.

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2 reviews
0 stars
attended Aug 18 2013

Loved it! Easy to pick up the tickets and enjoyed the show. Good seats.

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64 reviews
29 stars
attended Aug 10 2013

As with his Clybourne Park, this Bruce Norris play failed to provoke. While he seems to enjoy being called provocative, neither of these plays lifted above mild, inconsistent entertainment. He tries too hard. That said, the acting - especially...continued

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51 reviews
1 stars
attended Aug 08 2013

Excellent play and venue. A black comedy very well done.

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30 reviews
10 stars
attended Jul 26 2013

Well acted, great story, incredible conclusion but gets off track at times. Worth seeing and of course any night at the Mark Taper Forum and Los Angeles Music Center is most enjoyable!

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25 reviews
10 stars
attended Aug 07 2013

Clever, funny, well performed, interesting still wanted a bit more there there an active play about stasis

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