Stuck elevator 920

Stuck Elevator Reviews

A.C.T. (San Francisco, CA)

Reviews & Ratings

139 ratings
3.7 average rating
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546 events
460 reviews
86 stars
attended Apr 25 2013

It was okay at best. I'm not sure why this show got such rave reviews, I was totally un-impressed. I found the English/Chinese subtitles annoying. The show seemed to drag on and on. This certainly is NOT your usual "musical theatre."

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258 events
177 reviews
24 stars
attended Apr 09 2013

While the story concept is very impressive, the execution of the story is boring, over dramatized and left me with no feelings toward the characters as they were portrayed. Julius Ahn is a fine actor and talented singer, but is forced to stretch...continued

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219 events
155 reviews
509 stars
attended Apr 12 2013

It's not a musical as much as it is an opera, so bear that in mind. Though some of the melodies are lovely, the music is not usually about melody - it's more of an operatic recitative. Theatrical and sincere, but ultimately lacking.

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277 events
140 reviews
35 stars
attended Apr 21 2013

I liked this show but I I was having to work to stay awake not due to the performers but my own tiredness. I also am hearing impaired and missed I would think about 50-75% of the lyrics which was a nuisance. I wished that they had just had...continued

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170 events
97 reviews
18 stars
attended Apr 14 2013

I bought $10 tickets for the balconey, and ended up in the second row in orchestra, so I was pleasantly surprised before the show started. Then I was even more pleasantly surprised by a totally unusual and thought provoking performance...continued

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Thomas O'Leary Red Velvet
168 events
75 reviews
17 stars
attended Apr 13 2013

Outstanding in every way: performance, music, concept, and production. It's a heartfelt, compelling story told with intensity AND wit. The set is wondrous. I'd love to have a recording of the completely sung story to hear again and again....continued

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102 events
66 reviews
23 stars
attended Apr 06 2013

Excellent voices, acting. Food for thought on immigration. In fact "stuck in the elevator" is one big metaphor for the situation of undocumented workers in this country . Creative staging, interesting characters. The musical numbers were so...continued

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14 reviews
14 stars
attended Apr 27 2013

Very very engaging. It kept me interested until the very end. The ending fit with the story. Well acted. We all enjoyed this show.

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Euterpe Red Velvet
43 events
11 reviews
4 stars
attended Apr 04 2013

Great musical, interesting story, great singing.

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41 events
11 reviews
1 stars
attended Apr 13 2013

Really unique musical with great voices and very interesting plot. Well done!!

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lizmatth Red Velvet
20 events
11 reviews
4 stars
attended Apr 16 2013

This was a very original productions, and much more than a musical. it was opera, rap, show tunes and poetry. It was often hard to watch, the subject matter is going to be challenging for some folks. We liked it, for all those reasons...and we...continued

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Outandabout Red Velvet
37 events
8 reviews
6 stars
attended Apr 11 2013

Stuck Elevator was an enjoyable night at the theater. I was blown away by the talent and strong performances of the cast. The music was wonderful and the staging clever. The work explores many relevant topics. There was a lot to appreciate and...continued

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14 events
8 reviews
0 stars
attended Apr 23 2013

This play was based on fact and was creatively done. Unfortunately, we needed subtitles in English as we couldn't understand the sung English and missed some of the plot.

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Devil's in the details Red Velvet
58 events
6 reviews
95 stars
attended Apr 26 2013

Ugh! I felt stuck for what seemed like more than the 81 hours the delivery guy was stuck in the elevator. I work in this industry and hate to give bad reviews, but honestly I was struggling at the end to come up with a lot of niceties to say about...continued

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4 reviews
1 stars
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1 review
1 stars
attended Apr 04 2013

a great presentation of a difficult subject, immigrants who pay a fortune to come here and then owe huge amounts of money so they work night and day to pay off a debt.

great music, terrific performances, especially by lead actor. sets and...continued

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102 events
75 reviews
0 stars
attended Apr 27 2013

Some parts flew and others fell, a unique concept, and the lead singer's voice was very enjoyable.

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69 events
58 reviews
25 stars
attended Apr 06 2013

Thrilling theater! I would call it an operetta. All the equity actors had trained voices and were fantastic. The sets,music and direction were all of a piece. It was probably the most innovative theater we have seen in the past few years.

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102 events
56 reviews
33 stars
attended Apr 11 2013

Very unusual. Some dialog in the beginning was hard to understand. Before viewing I wondered how someone stuck in an elevator was going to play out. A lot of surprises; an "out of box" experience

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SF_Marky
91 events
50 reviews
4 stars
attended Apr 06 2013

I don't recommend this show. The plot and the fact that it was based on a real event piqued my interest, but the show was disappointing to me. The 81 minute show of the 81 hour event fell flat. It was difficult to hear much of the lyrics sung by...continued

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