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Review from Andrea Szeredy
Red Velvet 262 events 194 reviews

It was well done (preventing a law suit) for such information going public - the facts were there in the playwright's hand the whole time. Very interesting how Hollywood operates since the early years.

reviewed Nov 20 2011 report as inappropriate
Review from Alan Trevor
Red Velvet 326 events 191 reviews

Interesting concept but acting was uneven.

reviewed Nov 12 2011 report as inappropriate
Review from Kathleen O'Nan
Red Velvet 112 events 70 reviews

Wonderful production in a charming and intimate venue! I look forward to other plays at this theatre!

reviewed Nov 18 2011 report as inappropriate
Review from Patricia K.-D
Red Velvet 215 events 69 reviews

Odalys Nanin performed the lead, wrote and produced this show, she was excellent. The show and entire cast captured the era and magic of Hollywood in the 30's. The actresses made icon's like Greta Garbo, Isadora Duncan, and Marlene Dietrich...continued

reviewed Sep 23 2011 report as inappropriate
Review from Barbara Friedman
Red Velvet 78 events 36 reviews

Poor acting, very amaturish. we left at intermission.

reviewed Oct 28 2011 report as inappropriate
Review from Douglas Maida
Red Velvet 75 events 28 reviews

the theatre is really nice. the show was poking along. not to engaging or well acted. i don't know how any of them earned any type of award. it was unbelievable even as a fantasy. no one was a stand out for good reason. thumbs down - sorry

reviewed Nov 07 2014 report as inappropriate
Review from Deb Nikkel
Red Velvet 45 events 21 reviews

Amazing cast, captivating....I didn't want it to end. I've told everyone I know that it's a must-see! Thanks so much for the experience! This was my second time at the Macha Theater and was thoroughly pleased with the way it's run!

reviewed Aug 25 2013 report as inappropriate
Review from Dodie Danchick
Red Velvet 25 events 12 reviews

The play is great. We were motivated to google Mercedes de Acosta and it explained a lot about the play. We decided that it would have been better if we had known how attractive and socially well connected Acosta was. We didn't understand Garbo...continued

reviewed Sep 17 2011 report as inappropriate
Review from DD
Red Velvet 26 events 11 reviews

My friend and i liked the play. The actor that played Garbo was fantastic!! The lead actress and "muse" were good too and very energetic! I was bothered by the noisy seats in the theater though! Anytime anyone moved, the creaking was...continued

reviewed Sep 30 2011 report as inappropriate
Review from dmm747
Red Velvet 37 events 9 reviews

The acting and casting was superb, direction good, small details not addressed. Set really good.

A enjoyable evening, the theater is charming and everyone wonderfully pleasant can't do enough. They certainly provide a welcoming environment.

reviewed Nov 05 2011 report as inappropriate
Review from Sally
Red Velvet 61 events 9 reviews

This play was based on historic fact and had an interesting subject. Unfortunately it was so poorly written and acted that my friend and I laughed all the way back to Pasadena. We felt like we were watching a junior high production.

reviewed Sep 17 2011 report as inappropriate
Review from RC
Red Velvet 125 events 8 reviews

Very dull. Poorly written.

reviewed Nov 04 2011 report as inappropriate
Review from JOSEPH F DAGOSTA
Red Velvet 29 events 7 reviews

The show put me in early Hollywood this is good - Lina Hall (Hellsvist) as Greta Garbo was a standout and made the show worthwhile with her Garbo poise and stoic humor -GREAT! --direction very good - 2nd act was on a slippery slope -- cliche minor...continued

reviewed Sep 17 2011 report as inappropriate
Review from Suzanne Flores
Red Velvet 22 events 7 reviews

They also loved it. Their 1st time there

reviewed Jan 17 2016 report as inappropriate
Review from Pony Gayle
Red Velvet 7 events 2 reviews

Glad it was a free event.

reviewed Nov 08 2014 report as inappropriate
Review from Ice90301
Red Velvet 20 events 1 review

One of the best plays I have seen so far.

reviewed Nov 12 2011 report as inappropriate
Review from Geralyn M.
207 events 140 reviews

We enjoyed the performance. Interesting info and presentation. Enjoyed the acting.This venue is always delightful. Be aware that the theater was very cold and drafty on this rainy evening and we wore our coats thru the show...so prepare to dress...continued

reviewed Nov 19 2011 report as inappropriate
Review from Dennis Trigubetz
245 events 137 reviews

Google Mercedes de Acosta, Isadora Duncan and Salka Viertel for informative background info before seeing this play. Garbo's Cuban Lover is a lesbian romp that does ignore the fact that most of the women were actually sexually adventurous...continued

reviewed Oct 07 2011 report as inappropriate
Review from Griffith O'Reilly
158 events 89 reviews
Review from Mia Forbes
128 events 71 reviews

Getting this glimpse into Hollywood of the 40's was wonderful and seemed authentic; some of the characters did, too. But the lead wasn't strong enough to convince and perhaps it was just that she had written, produced, co-directed...she wasn't...continued

reviewed Sep 16 2011 report as inappropriate
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