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Silent Sky Reviews

Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts - Main Stage (Mountain View, CA)

Reviews & Ratings

25 ratings
4.2 average rating
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JAY
29 events
20 reviews
8 stars
attended Jan 19 2014

the acting was good but the play was very slow moving and seemed to want to cover more than it should.

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50 events
26 reviews
11 stars
attended Jan 17 2014

It was good, but a little boring for me .

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AA
13 events
1 review
0 stars
attended Jan 17 2014

Really inspiring play... very well done...

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4 events
1 review
1 stars
attended Jan 19 2014

Unfortunately, the play was bogged down by weak writing, an overly traditional interpretation, weak artistic direction and its own earnestness. The self consciousness on the stage should have been replaced by drama, impact, conflict, and an...continued

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268 events
184 reviews
21 stars
attended Feb 09 2014

I liked this performance of "Silent Sky" and the cast did an excellent job. One of my observations is that this performance could have been performed in just one act without any intermission. The play was way less than a half hour after the...continued

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27 events
10 reviews
11 stars
attended Jan 19 2014

Terrific play on a topic very little known. The female cast was top notch. The male actor was a delight. Thanks to Theaterworks for bringing this gem to the Bay area.

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37 events
20 reviews
3 stars
attended Jan 19 2014

This is a cerebral play about Henrietta Swan Leavitt, an early 20th century astronomer who "worked" at Harvard. I put "worked" in quotes because she was not allowed to realize her full potential due to her gender. Telescope fondling was for the...continued

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34 events
12 reviews
30 stars
attended Jan 26 2014

as usual, I love this venue.....easy underground parking, and all the seats are good. the story carries the play---- though the performance could use some improvement. definitely worth seeing.

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Sylvia JS
19 events
6 reviews
0 stars
attended Jan 17 2014

Great, GREAT play, everything "works": this unique story served so well by really good actors, a beautiful decor and a very nice mise-en-scene.

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9 events
4 reviews
5 stars
attended Feb 05 2014

The play was great---well acted, staged and written I enjoyed it enormously!

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8 events
4 reviews
0 stars
attended Jan 22 2014

very enjoyable play which is also educational.

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10 events
3 reviews
0 stars
attended Jan 23 2014

Very interesting story about Henrietta Leavitt! Well done and now I am interested in reading her life story.

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7 events
2 reviews
2 stars
attended Jan 17 2014

The play was well done. Actresses were very good! The actor was also very good in his role. Play itself was effective in showing "passion" and women's place in the world.
Set was delightful in expressing love for astronomy.

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