Dracula 073012

Dracula Reviews

San Diego Civic Theatre (San Diego, CA)

Reviews & Ratings

23 ratings
4.3 average rating
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10 events
1 review
3 stars
attended Oct 27 2012

The seats I got through this Goldstar promotion were wonderful. Great view from Row F in Orchestra, and could see the dancers' expressions really well. This production was atmospheric and dramatic, perfect for Halloween! The principal dancers...continued

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6 events
4 reviews
3 stars
attended Oct 27 2012

Amazing, memorable performance! Beautiful dancing by the California Ballet. The storyline was embellished somewhat from the original novel, but isn't that the case with any great novel turned to dance or film? I would definitely recommend this to...continued

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Goldstar Member Red Velvet
26 events
16 reviews
2 stars
attended Oct 27 2012

Dancing was beautiful, the "realness" was too intense.

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18 events
13 reviews
0 stars
attended Oct 28 2012

If you have seen the movie then you won't be lost with the plot. Three acts and each one has it's differences. The most of the ballet was in act two.

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Goldstar Member
16 events
10 reviews
5 stars
attended Oct 27 2012

The performance was gorgeous, with two intermissions. The theatre was lovely, although it was very, very cold.

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16 events
9 reviews
20 stars
attended Oct 28 2012

Story told beautifully through dance/ballet. Costumes amazing, dancers amazing, the dancer playing Lucy was 'unbelievable'. Stayed true to G. Stocker's Dracula story. Brought my 8 year old daughter and, altho a couple of parts were borderline...continued

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8 events
5 reviews
47 stars
attended Oct 27 2012

Dracula by California Ballet was a lovely, darkly atmospheric performance. There was as much acting as dancing, all of which was very well done. We especially enjoyed the Brides of Dracula scenes. Lighting and sound effects were excellent. The...continued

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6 events
5 reviews
1 stars
attended Oct 28 2012

The interpretation and quality of dance was very good, but I was disappointed in the lack of actual ballet. There were scenes where dancers waltzed, and did some modern dance, etc, but I had mistakenly assumed it would be ballet given the company...continued

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18 events
3 reviews
0 stars
attended Oct 27 2012

3 Act ballet which follows the 1992 film. Helps if you have seen the movie. Highlisghts are the dancing of "Lucy" and the "brides of Dracula". I wish "Dracula" would have been a bit more Gary Oldmanish... "Renfield" was cool. Set was neat. Great...continued

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7 events
2 reviews
5 stars
attended Oct 28 2012

I would have enjoyed this performance so much more if there had been a live orchestra. Really good anyways though! <3 Dracula

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7 events
2 reviews
4 stars
attended Oct 27 2012

Outstanding production,Excellent dancing, perfect seats.

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7 events
2 reviews
0 stars
attended Oct 28 2012

This ballet was more of modern dance interpretation versus what i would think of as a ballet. The seats were good. We have always sat on the main floor but will consider the front mezzanine for future performances where cost is more of an issue.

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2 events
2 reviews
2 stars
1 events
1 review
0 stars
attended Oct 27 2012

Fantastic ballet! So fun to see during Halloween season! Great seats, thank you Goldstar!!!

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1 events
1 review
0 stars
attended Oct 27 2012

I left after the first act of three because it was very boring. There was very little actual ballet dancing. Most of the first act was just dramatic movements without any actual dancing.

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4 events
1 review
6 stars
attended Oct 27 2012

Loved the music and the dancers were SO graceful. Such passion and love for their craft! It was a well attended event and I for one was sitting center at the mezzanine level so I had a perfect view! Thanks for a great performance

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3 events
1 review
2 stars