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Persuasion Reviews

The Stage (San Jose, CA)

Reviews & Ratings

36 ratings
4.4 average rating
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debn Red Velvet
38 events
25 reviews
25 stars
attended Apr 07 2013

all seats are good in this theater, intimate.
I like you can have food and drink in the theater.
Staff very friendly.
Women's bathroom, challenge when there is a line.

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18 reviews
4 stars
attended Apr 11 2013

Very well acted. Nice venue.

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9 reviews
2 stars
attended Apr 24 2013

Wonderful production. The multi-talented cast switches among their various characters with ease. The adaptation really has the "flavor" of Austen. See it now.

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Harry Red Velvet
9 events
3 reviews
0 stars
attended Apr 11 2013

This production was very entertaining and enjoyable. Our Goldstar seats were also great(2nd row in the center section) which gave us an up-close intimate theater experience.

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Kimmie Red Velvet
7 events
2 reviews
0 stars
attended Apr 18 2013

It was a lovely play, my friend and I really enjoyed it especially if you are a Jane Austen fan. We especially love the singing! Also this theater allows for a very intimate experience.

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43 reviews
0 stars
attended Apr 26 2013

The play was lovely and excellent! I highly recommend seeing it if you're an Austen fan. I especially enjoyed the liberal use of Austen's own language, which is so clever. This is one of my favorite plays from the years I've been going to San Jose...continued

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7 reviews
2 stars
attended Apr 20 2013

I took my granddaughter and daughter-in-law and we all enjoyed the play very much. Everyone was delightful in their role/roles. I loved how they did so much with so little in the way of background/props. The carriage rides were fun and the one...continued

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V
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6 reviews
3 stars
attended Apr 19 2013

The performance was excellent! Our seats the best! We were hungry before we arrive and right around the corner was a very tasty restaurant! Everything was great! Thank you so much Gold Star!

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6 reviews
0 stars
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4 reviews
2 stars
attended Apr 07 2013

Enjoyed the performance. The Austen prose translates very easily into witty dialogue. There were at least 2 grammatical non-Austen-like errors:..."between him (not "he") & me...".. and another one that required "me" instead of "I" somewhere later...continued

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31 events
4 reviews
0 stars
attended Apr 11 2013

This was beautifully acted and the set was versatile and beautiful. I love their varied use of props and the humor and wit really stood out. There was great attention to detail in costume and props and everyone enjoyed how they took stagecoach...continued

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3 reviews
1 stars
attended Apr 25 2013

The show was good. The one person acting for multiple roles makes the show a bit confusion. Parking is really inconvenient. I wasn't able to find street parking and ended up paying $12 for garage parking!

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2 reviews
0 stars
attended Apr 24 2013

A superb performance! I am a Jane Austen fan and the adaptation of "Persuasion" was wonderful and the artists were excellent. Maryssa Wanlass was especially good in her role as Anne Elliot. I enjoyed the intimacy of the theater and found the...continued

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ggr
10 events
2 reviews
4 stars
attended Apr 17 2013

Great venue. Loved the adaptation which balanced the love story with the humor so the uninitiated would still have a lovely evening (me), while the dedicated Austenite (many of my friends) would enjoy themselves. Persuasion is not an easy...continued

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2 reviews
1 stars
attended Apr 28 2013

It was more satisfying experience than I thought it would be. Ms Wanlass's Anne Elliot was very "persuadsive" as a role and I enjoyed it. I hoped that Mr Springhorn Jr.'s Captain Wentworth would be more persuasive, but it wasn't. A little...continued

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1 review
0 stars
attended Apr 26 2013

Absolutely loved the show. Very well done!

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1 review
0 stars
attended Apr 17 2013

Great acting, great staging, a thoroughly enjoyable evening. Every seat in the house is a good seat.

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1 review
4 stars
attended Apr 05 2013

I am a Jane Austen fan, and was pleased with this interpretation of "Persuasion." I was impressed with the caliber of the performances, and the staging was clever. With gestures and motions, the actors conveyed movement and dealing with the...continued

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1 review
0 stars
attended Apr 24 2013

I am British and this one of my favorite Austen novels. I was intrigued to see how it could be managed on stage. It was a delightful production with most cast member taking more than one role. The cast deserved much more applause than the...continued

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1 review
0 stars
attended Apr 12 2013

My husband humored me by going with me to the Stage Theatre's Persuasion, since it is I who love everything by Jane Austen. Afterward, he raved about all aspects of the production, especially playwright Jennifer Le Blanc's adaptation. I agree with...continued

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