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4.1 / 5 Rated by 42 members
Barbara Blash
Review from Barbara Blash
Red Velvet 53 events 31 reviews

Unbelievable talent of the entire cast, and powerful voices, from the local actress, Kathleen Calvin (Mimi) seasoned artist, Joey Elrose (Roger). We loved the show!

reviewed Oct 28 2012 report as inappropriate
Dale
Review from Dale
Red Velvet 33 events 15 reviews

Overall the performance was fine. It's a fun rock opera in a somewhat intimate theater. The dialog was censored. A few expletives were left in but many were removed. I didn't notice as a first-time attendee but my friends found it a bit...continued

reviewed Oct 20 2012 report as inappropriate
Carol F LuBien
Review from Carol F LuBien
Red Velvet 31 events 13 reviews

The venue was great and the actors were all talented. The problem for me was that "Rent" was a real downer. Even at a bargain price, I should not have chosen such a depressing storyline.

reviewed Sep 23 2012 report as inappropriate
Beebop
Review from Beebop
Red Velvet 9 events 5 reviews

Excellent performance of RENT! The cast was talented and professional, and their charismatic energy brought this touching story to life. The male leads were particularly outstanding. The seating was comfortable and the sound system in the...continued

reviewed Oct 18 2012 report as inappropriate
Beebop
Review from Beebop
Red Velvet 9 events 5 reviews

Once again, a fabulous performance...excellent leads and tight ensemble work...lots of energy and vitality on stage. This was a very enjoyable evening. Go see this wonderful performance before they close this weekend!

reviewed Oct 25 2012 report as inappropriate
Lisa McCall
Review from Lisa McCall
Red Velvet 15 events 4 reviews

great energy in a great show!

reviewed Sep 29 2012 report as inappropriate
Diana
Review from Diana
Red Velvet 10 events 4 reviews

I have attended numerous events at the Lawrence Welk Theater. I had never seen RENT and was not disappointed. The energy and talent of the cast was fabulous. Great show.

reviewed Oct 25 2012 report as inappropriate
Jillian Therese Powell
Review from Jillian Therese Powell
Red Velvet 15 events 3 reviews

The "cheap seats" were 8 rows from the stage. Wonderful, intimate venue.

reviewed Oct 20 2012 report as inappropriate
Morgan
Review from Morgan
Red Velvet 10 events 2 reviews

I was definitely impressed with the Welk Resort Theater. I took my mom for her birthday since we both really love Rent. I was a bit nervous since last time I saw Rent was up in LA at a big theater and was so far away from the stage it was almost...continued

reviewed Oct 27 2012 report as inappropriate
markv
Review from markv
Red Velvet 12 events 2 reviews

quaint venue with excellent seating....i always enjoy the welk theatre...will be back for the holidays.....the cast of rent did a wonderful job....emotional, heartfelt performances...and they looked like they were truly having fun!!!!!

reviewed Oct 27 2012 report as inappropriate
Kathy Morota
Review from Kathy Morota
Red Velvet 4 events 1 review

My husband and my two cousins attended yesterday afternoon performance. A lot of energy. I consider myself fairly open minded (my favorite play is JC Superstar). My cousin recently lost her husband of 55 years and the play upset her greatly....continued

reviewed Oct 24 2012 report as inappropriate
Rhoberta
Review from Rhoberta
19 events 13 reviews

I've been very active in musical theater as a director and choreographer earlier in my life. So I watch with different "hats" on. This production exceeded my expectations. Although the stage is small for this large cast, they managed it...continued

reviewed Sep 30 2012 report as inappropriate
Andrea L-B
Review from Andrea L-B
19 events 11 reviews

Great energy and Passion! 14 very talented actors on stage giving 120% to make every moment the best possible. Can't find anything negative to say except that it's difficult to understand every word as the energy is so high that the actors speak...continued

reviewed Sep 22 2012 report as inappropriate
Jeanne M.
Review from Jeanne M.
22 events 10 reviews

Two of my friends & I attended last night's performance. I saw RENT on Broadway a few years ago & saw the movie version as well. For the most part, the staging, singing and acting were great. However, the beautiful woman who played "Mimi",the...continued

reviewed Sep 23 2012 report as inappropriate
Patti
Review from Patti
17 events 9 reviews

Excellent production and cast! Our seats were wonderful, second row center.

reviewed Sep 26 2012 report as inappropriate
G. Rhodes Ins.
Review from G. Rhodes Ins.
16 events 8 reviews

The players were very talented, but it had suggestive material. At Welk Theater this is unexpected. The music was clever, but very confusing and not very appealing. The story line was fragmented and did not give you a warm and fuzzy feeling, as...continued

reviewed Sep 27 2012 report as inappropriate
Goldstar Member
Review from Goldstar Member
13 events 7 reviews

Seen Rent many times, and this cast was as powerful and enthusiastic as any. Even the 'watered down' play was powerful.
Buy tickets, take your friends, be prepared to cry.

reviewed Oct 03 2012 report as inappropriate
Stephanie Lee
Review from Stephanie Lee
17 events 7 reviews

The quality of this production of Rent is amazing. The talent matches if not exceeds that of those depicted on the DVD. My girlfriend hadn't seen the musical before, and she was blown away. Thank you for a wonderful evening of awesome...continued

reviewed Sep 30 2012 report as inappropriate
Review from kathy cole
18 events 6 reviews

I loved it, the performers were great!

reviewed Sep 29 2012 report as inappropriate
Kelton Moore
Review from Kelton Moore
10 events 5 reviews

Great rendition...lots of energy. At times, words were lost in the rock music. Over all, very high rating for the play.

reviewed Oct 25 2012 report as inappropriate
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