Carrie 082813

Carrie the Musical Reviews

Victoria Theatre (San Francisco, CA)

Reviews & Ratings

133 ratings
4.5 average rating
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153 reviews
503 stars
attended Oct 03 2013

I could pick nits (the chorus is a little loose and the girl playing Chris Hargensen couldn't sing in tune) but overall, Ray of Light has done an amazing job here. Staging is almost Broadway-level and the two leads have GREAT voices. When Carrie...continued

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28 reviews
5 stars
attended Oct 10 2013

Amazingly top-notch performance by some extremely young, talented people. Thanks to all of them!

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5 reviews
9 stars
attended Oct 03 2013

We went expecting a truly camp experience, but came away with a very satisfying "realistic" musical drama. The cast is uniformly terrific, the sets, costumes, etc very professional.
My one qualm is that the mother's characterization is that of a...continued

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JJ
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5 reviews
19 stars
attended Oct 03 2013

WOW!!! Run don't walk. The kid playing Carrie is a phenom! Cristina Ann Oeschger. UNBELIEVABLY talented. Carries Scary Mom will blow your socks off too: Heather Orth. One of the best local performances I have ever seen in Bay Area. And I'm...continued

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3 reviews
0 stars
attended Oct 05 2013

Very very well done. Couldn't believe that Carrie was played by a high school junior. She was fantastic along with the rest of the cast. They each gave it their all and I wish them the best of luck with the rest of their performances. I loved...continued

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2 reviews
0 stars
attended Oct 10 2013

It was amazing. Better than Broadway show. Beautiful voices.
Will tell people to see it.

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429 reviews
74 stars
attended Oct 09 2013

Not that great of a show, I found myself fighting off sleep throughout many different places in this too long show. I would then be startled and awakened by some beautiful powerhouse voices from a few of the lead characters including Carrie,...continued

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354 reviews
111 stars
attended Oct 03 2013

This show got a standing ovation for its preview. This was very well cast. The lead (Carrie) and her mom have excellent voices as did the young woman who played Sue and the woman who played the PE teacher. High quality production with some good...continued

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175 reviews
23 stars
attended Oct 23 2013

This very challenging show was performed with a talented czsgt and excellent direction. I was very impressed by the ensemble, not only vocally but staging. This local group were mostly impressive with professionalism. A fast paced performance...continued

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134 reviews
31 stars
attended Oct 31 2013

This was my second viewing, and I found it even more moving the second time. The singing of Martha and Carrie White was again the highlight for this viewer. And with this simple but effective staging it is a amazing that the 8 million dollar...continued

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82 reviews
6 stars
attended Oct 30 2013

A former B'Way flop becomes a current hit! That's the story of "Carrie the Musical." The cast is quite strong for a community, non-Equity theatre. The namesake lead is particularly amazing with her clear voice and her convincing acting. The...continued

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56 reviews
115 stars
attended Oct 03 2013

With much respect for ROLT shows, I saw the preview of CARRIE expecting to see a great show. Instead, I was truly blown away by the incredible talent, staging and overall vision for the show. It was phenomenal, and I knew by intermission that...continued

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48 reviews
11 stars
attended Oct 17 2013

Wow. The show was well served by a spectacular and wonderfully adept actress in the role of Carrie.

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32 reviews
8 stars
attended Oct 03 2013

Very enjoyable. The girl who played Carrie has a Broadway Star Voice.

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21 reviews
23 stars
attended Oct 03 2013

See this show for the spectacular lead singer Cristina Ann Oeschger as Carrie. I got chills everytime she sang. The other female vocalists were great making the male vocalist seem less talented, although Nikita Burshteyn as Tommy was very good. ...continued

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18 reviews
4 stars
attended Oct 05 2013

I would say that this is one of the best local productions I have seen! It really did not even feel like a local production and I could not believe that Carrie White was performed by a high school Junior. If you are waivering get a ticket and...continued

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11 reviews
5 stars
attended Oct 26 2013

A surprisingly good performance of a rarely-done musical. Ray of Light just keeps getting better and better. The moment I saw the set I knew I was in for a good evening of theatre. The two leads were incredible, especially the actress playing...continued

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8 reviews
12 stars
attended Oct 26 2013

My daughter really wanted to see this show when we were visiting San Francisco. I was really impressed! Especially since we ended up watching the 11:30 pm show. The singing was gorgeous. Great choreography. Great chemistry with everyone. I'd...continued

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5 reviews
9 stars
attended Oct 24 2013

AMazing!!!!
That theatre was filled with so much talent. The seats were great and unexpected in such an intimate venue. This was the first musical my two oldest attended and they were mesmerized by the musical. We had a wonderful night out and...continued

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Carrie M. Red Velvet
16 events
5 reviews
1 stars
attended Oct 18 2013

Performers were exceptional! If you appreciate talent - go! The score was not the most engaging - not bad, just nothing memorable. However, the actors more than made up for the shortcomings of the musical.

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