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Timon of Athens Reviews

Actors Forum Theatre (North Hollywood, CA)

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9 ratings
4.6 average rating
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43 reviews
12 stars
attended May 05 2013

This production of Timon of Athens was at an off the beaten track small theatre in North Hollywood. A Sunday afternoon performance is probably not usually well attended, and in this one, the cast outnumbered the audience about two to one (it was...continued

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15 reviews
26 stars
attended May 25 2013

This a terrific opportunity to see a rarely produced play. This group has done wonders to make it exciting, easily understandable, and contemporary. Thomas Bigley as Timon makes the challenging transformation from joyful to bitter appear...continued

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7 reviews
13 stars
attended May 03 2013

A very engaging tale of betrayal, the Porters of Hellsgate bring this Shakespearean tragedy into the modern era with a unique flair of timing and comedic relief. Thoroughly enjoyed the evening, you can be sure of good entertainment and excellent...continued

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7 reviews
13 stars
attended Jun 02 2013

This was a wonderful production of a Shakespeare play I'd never seen before. The Porters of Hellsgate always provide a good show, and the language is easy to understand because they really know what they're saying! This is easily accessible...continued

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3 reviews
2 stars
attended May 11 2013

One of Shakespeare's more obscure and problematic plays, this is a very decent production of "Timon of Athens." There are very interesting textual and spatial interpretations, including several genuine heartfelt moments where the archaic dialogue...continued

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2 reviews
0 stars
attended May 10 2013

A really first rate production of a seldom performed play. I think they could have done more to draw out the parallels with today's economic issues (the play itself is about economic disruption after all), but I suppose that's a matter of taste.

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2 reviews
11 stars
attended May 04 2013

They did a fantastic job. Very professional and well-done.

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1 review
1 stars
attended May 24 2013

Excellent show that I might just see again! The Porters of Hellsgate have a mastery of Shakespeare and I've enjoyed every work that I've had the pleasure of seeing them do. This is also a rare chance to see a seldom done show in LA.

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