1408748750 water by the spoonful tickets

Water by the Spoonful Reviews

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

Reviews & Ratings

64 ratings
4.0 average rating
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377 reviews
-337 stars
attended Sep 10 2014

Read A LOT of reviews (here and elsewhere) before seeing this on a recent trip up from LA, so we went armed with some trepidation. 'GLAD WE WENT despite the lukewarm ones. FYI, this is NOT a play about PTSD nor addiction (thank goodness - how...continued

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9 reviews
9 stars
attended Aug 31 2014

Bravo Theatre Works! Your productions just keep getting better and better!! 'Water by the Spoonful' is an excellent drama that keeps you engaged at every turn of the plot.

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3 reviews
3 stars
attended Sep 06 2014

Amazing set and fabulous performances. The play was a bit over-sentimental in places, but overall it was a refreshing and modern take on contemporary life.

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8 reviews
14 stars
attended Aug 21 2014

This was my second time seeing Water by the Spoonful. The first was the Oregon Shakespeare Festival Production last season. I thought the play was OK when I saw it there, but I didn't love it. I guess the themes of addiction and family and an...continued

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72 reviews
59 stars
attended Aug 22 2014

The show was well written and the actors were all very engaging. I liked the direction of the production. there is one flaw in the script that did not work for me but overall it is a really good production. See it because it is a great way of...continued

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LIH
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65 reviews
19 stars
attended Sep 14 2014

We saw 9 plays in Ashland on our trip in August, disappointed that "Water" was on hiatus. We were delighted to find it in Mt. View. It was worth the trek from Clayton--only an hour, despite a bit of early 49er traffic. This troupe produced a...continued

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Sandy
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30 reviews
7 stars
attended Sep 10 2014

The first half of the show was a challenge to keep me entertained. I was so tired and sleepy I had to fight from falling asleep.The second-half was marginally better but overall it was okay. I'm not sure if it was the acting or if it was the...continued

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18 reviews
10 stars
attended Sep 10 2014

Ticket process and pick-up was all fine, nice venue, interesting show, well staged and acted and lighting great.

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16 reviews
41 stars
attended Aug 23 2014

Really great experience. Beautiful performances in a beautiful space. Hope this play is done over and over.

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12 reviews
30 stars
attended Aug 22 2014

The acting was great...and I liked the staging. I think the script could be consolidated and the play could be more powerful. The first act requires motivation to stay focused...

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8 reviews
4 stars
attended Aug 22 2014

actors/actresses were reading the script.

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Goldstar Member
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5 reviews
1 stars
attended Aug 21 2014

great theatre and excellent show

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5 reviews
2 stars
attended Aug 26 2014

The play is a journey through the web of addiction. Complex plot but its messages hit home. Most of the audience seemed confused.

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3 reviews
0 stars
attended Aug 21 2014

Slow pacing. Characters unengaging...shows the problem with current electronic communication....it simply is not the same as real face to face. They did not seem "real" as people or believable as portrayed. Topic unattractive to me...former and...continued

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1 review
1 stars
attended Aug 22 2014

Terrific play. The theme of online community and its intersection with the real world is timely and profound. Theatreworks' production was spectacular. I really enjoyed how the team skillfully combined projections, lighting and sound design with...continued

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1 review
0 stars
attended Aug 21 2014

The set and lighting effects were very cool!!! Did a great job showing the communications via social media.

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1 review
0 stars
attended Aug 21 2014

This play is a must see. The acting and story line are impeccable.

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