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4.5 / 5 Rated by 54 members
Review from Irene
15 events 12 reviews

Bio-musical about Hattie McDaniel, Hattie... "What I Need You To Know" Is a look back on the life of Hattie Mc Daniel an singer-songwriter, comedian, stage actress, radio performer, and television star most famously known for her role as Mammy in...continued

reviewed Jan 11 2013 report as inappropriate
Review from ProjMgr
68 events 21 reviews

Excellent, Vickilyn Reynolds is talented. While some of the transitions could have been a bit smoother, overall it was a pleasure to be a part of this, I learned so much about Hattie's life. I walked away truly amazed with what McDaniels...continued

reviewed Jan 05 2013 report as inappropriate
Review from Margaret
21 events 14 reviews

This was an awesome play -- Vickilyn Reynolds did a wonderful job channeling Hattie McDaniel. I would highly recommend this one woman show for anyone interested in Hollywood's Golden Era or the African American actor experience or both - great,...continued

reviewed Jan 06 2013 report as inappropriate
Review from patsymorris24
33 events 10 reviews

This is a thoroughly researched work on the life of Hattie McDaniels. The performance captured the motivation, emotion, successes, pains and strengths of Ms McDaniels. We learned while being entertained by Vickilyn Reynolds. The monologues were...continued

reviewed Jan 13 2013 report as inappropriate
Review from Pepper
13 events 5 reviews

I really thought this performance was important and Ms. Reynolds was exceptional!! I was not impressed with the Sound Person and the Person who ran the projector. There were missed cues and you couldn't hear her on some song entries. Ms. Reynolds...continued

reviewed Jan 05 2013 report as inappropriate
Review from A Nirvana
9 events 1 review

AMAZING! I had no idea how rich her life was! Ms. Reynolds, you rocked! All of Southern California needs to run - not walk to see this show! Out-of-sight!

reviewed Jan 12 2013 report as inappropriate
Review from Sharron Lewis-Campbell
4 events 1 review

The play was excellent! I encourage others to attend.

reviewed Jan 06 2013 report as inappropriate
Review from Goldstar Member
10 events 1 review

The play was Wonderful! A must see. Entertaining, informative and performed spectacularly. My thirteen year old who went said, "she is a great actress". Need I say more.

reviewed Jan 12 2013 report as inappropriate
Review from arthur s
Red Velvet 100 events 46 reviews

Wonderful voice, but very weak play. Should have been a one act.

reviewed Jan 13 2013 report as inappropriate
Review from Donna Oliver
Red Velvet 184 events 36 reviews

Excellent. music, performance,story historical education. It was all good. I couldn't stop singing the finale song the rest of the evening.

reviewed Jan 20 2013 report as inappropriate
Review from Carol Shor Harrison
Red Velvet 65 events 30 reviews

Vickilyn Reynolds has been performing her one woman show for over five years. In her portrayal of Hattie McDaniel(s) she seemed to actually become the actress. She brought us to both laughter and tears in the telling of this remarkable woman's...continued

reviewed Jan 27 2013 report as inappropriate
Review from Edward Nieves
Red Velvet 96 events 27 reviews

This performance by an incredible actress gave me the opportunity to meet Hattie Mc Daniels and learn more about her life and career. Her performance and singing was impeccable and enjoyable. Loved it!!!!

reviewed Jan 27 2013 report as inappropriate
Review from Edith Taylor
Red Velvet 33 events 17 reviews

Great performance and high energy

reviewed Jan 19 2013 report as inappropriate
Review from carolyn karpin
Red Velvet 121 events 14 reviews

Loved it...Amazing actress...amazing life...Story of Hattie McDaniel, the ups and downs...

reviewed Jan 19 2013 report as inappropriate
Review from Bruce Fisher
Red Velvet 142 events 13 reviews

Fantastic, highly recommend.

reviewed Jan 27 2013 report as inappropriate
Review from Doug Brown
Red Velvet 77 events 6 reviews

I went to this play not really knowing what to expect, however, Upon leaving I was overwhelmed by the one woman performance. She portrayed Hattie so perfectly. My friends and myself left feeling enlightened, inspired, and definitely more...continued

reviewed Jan 19 2013 report as inappropriate
Review from annie
Red Velvet 46 events 5 reviews

I recently read a biography about Hattie McDaniel and was looking forward to the performance. Vickilyn Reynolds does not disappoint! Hattie was a multi-talented woman and so is Vickilyn.

reviewed Jan 27 2013 report as inappropriate
Review from Monique Givhan
Red Velvet 66 events 3 reviews

A wonderful experience not only was it entertaining but it was educational. A wonderful African American history event. I would recommend this play to all. The theater was very cute and quaint.

reviewed Jan 19 2013 report as inappropriate
Review from eric silver
117 events 43 reviews

i was always interested in hattie mcdaniels. the actress who played her did a great job but i thought the play could have been better.

reviewed Jan 05 2013 report as inappropriate
Review from JT
55 events 29 reviews

A wonderful journey into the life of Ms McDaniels. Ms Vickilyn Reynolds gave an amazing performance. Now I want to read Ms McDaniels' biography. This is great historical theater. Please go see it !!!! You will be entertained.

reviewed Jan 26 2013 report as inappropriate
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