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1592 Star Starred
Lyceum Theatres
Located at 79 Horton Plaza 324 Horton Plz San Diego, CA 92101
619-544-1000
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The weather was evening -- sunny and then dark. I wore business casual (pants, nice top).
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Sheila Korn
We ate at "The Lion's Share". It was on the list for SD Restaurant Week which started yesterday. They had "Happy Hour" until 6 PM which was quite nice.
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Reviews & Ratings

44 ratings
4.1 average rating
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10 events
8 reviews
3 stars
attended Mar 20 2011

The set was gorgeous. The costumes were vibrant and detailed. The acting was superb. If only the tepid plotline could make this a 5 star play... I was blown away by the acting and the visuals. I just think that the storyline was nothing to write...continued

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11 events
5 reviews
1 stars
attended Mar 23 2011

Clever premise, extremely well-acted, set/costumes superb. My only criticism is that some of the dialog was redundant and it could have been shortened to prevent a bit of "drag." Closing scene was extremely powerful and beautifully done.

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2 events
1 review
0 stars
attended Apr 16 2011

What a refreshing play! The topic alone--women's sexuality and the advent of the vibrator during Victorian era U.S. as a cure for hysteria--was historically fascinating. But the roles of the women characters in the play was extremely humanizing:...continued

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Website

http://sdrep.org/event5.aspx

Quotes & Highlights

“One of the most gifted and adventurous American playwrights of our time.” —_The New York Times _
“Inspired and brilliant.” —The New Yorker
“Shamelessly entertaining!” —New York Magazine
“Surprisingly romantic.” —Associated Press

Description

In an upstate New York spa town in 1885, a gynecologist treats “women’s problems” in his home office through the use of a newly designed (and effective) electric vibrator. His “successes and failures” launch seven curious men and women on a spirited quest for new adventures and happiness.

This very special new comedy is about the politics of desire and sexuality. It is a tender, funny and insightful exploration of the conundrums of love, equality, motherhood, sensory experience, fertility, intimacy and marriage.

About the Ticket Supplier: San Diego Repertory Theatre

San Diego REP produces intimate, exotic, provocative theatre. They promote a more inclusive community through vivid works that nourish progressive political and social values and celebrate the multiple voices of our region.