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Shun-kin Reviews

Freud Playhouse at UCLA (Los Angeles, CA)

Reviews & Ratings

17 ratings
4.8 average rating
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10 reviews
19 stars
attended Sep 29 2013

An absolutely brilliant performance on every level. I'm so lucky to have seen it even if it will haunt me for a while

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28 reviews
31 stars
attended Sep 27 2013

I am so glad I had a chance to see this. The puppetry was amazing and lifelike. The evening was visual poetry.

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19 reviews
0 stars
attended Sep 28 2013

Incredible performance of Japanese intertwined stories centered on the harshness of tragic story of sadomasticistic relationship. Had subtitles on screens around theater which were a little hard to view with tired eyes and made it hard to keep up...continued

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18 reviews
7 stars
attended Sep 28 2013

a most amazing performance in japanese and english with elegant , simple but exquisite staging. A must see.

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15 reviews
17 stars
attended Sep 29 2013

One of the best theatrical experience for many years. Great directors work, wonderful actors! Overall it was one of the best professional work, I have seen.

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6 reviews
6 stars
attended Sep 28 2013

It was an intense, multilayered experience. The cast brought to life an unusual story of an uncommonly discussed feature of human existence. The play of darkness and limited light did bring attention to the situations past and present when we...continued

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3 reviews
7 stars
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2 reviews
0 stars
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2 reviews
3 stars
attended Sep 29 2013

Moving. Disturbing, funny with an adriot energetic cast. Sets and worlds created with the placement of a staff or the flick of a wrist. A story of obsession love and trancendence. Yes I loved it!

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1 review
1 stars
attended Sep 28 2013

Shun-kin was an extraordinary theatrical experience. I saw it first in the theatre festival at Lincoln Center where I was sitting in the mezzanine and couldn't appreciate the face of the Bunraku puppet as well as I did when it was at UCLA, where I...continued

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1 review
0 stars
attended Sep 28 2013

This was an excellent play. Amazing choreography, direction, acting, score, story ... all wonderful. I also valued the unique play experience being that the play was from Japan (different language and cultural perspective). We had no idea what...continued

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