Timon 042213
4.6 / 5 Rated by 9 members
Review from Stewart A. Laidlaw
Red Velvet 120 events 100 reviews

This production of Timon of Athens was at an off the beaten track small theatre in North Hollywood. A Sunday afternoon performance is probably not usually well attended, and in this one, the cast outnumbered the audience about two to one (it was...continued

reviewed May 05 2013 report as inappropriate
Review from Greg Alarcon
89 events 16 reviews

This a terrific opportunity to see a rarely produced play. This group has done wonders to make it exciting, easily understandable, and contemporary. Thomas Bigley as Timon makes the challenging transformation from joyful to bitter appear...continued

reviewed May 25 2013 report as inappropriate
Review from Goldstar Member
16 events 7 reviews

A very engaging tale of betrayal, the Porters of Hellsgate bring this Shakespearean tragedy into the modern era with a unique flair of timing and comedic relief. Thoroughly enjoyed the evening, you can be sure of good entertainment and excellent...continued

reviewed May 03 2013 report as inappropriate
Review from Goldstar Member
16 events 7 reviews

This was a wonderful production of a Shakespeare play I'd never seen before. The Porters of Hellsgate always provide a good show, and the language is easy to understand because they really know what they're saying! This is easily accessible...continued

reviewed Jun 02 2013 report as inappropriate
Review from zionforsale
3 events 3 reviews

One of Shakespeare's more obscure and problematic plays, this is a very decent production of "Timon of Athens." There are very interesting textual and spatial interpretations, including several genuine heartfelt moments where the archaic dialogue...continued

reviewed May 11 2013 report as inappropriate
Review from Joseph Rhea
12 events 2 reviews

A really first rate production of a seldom performed play. I think they could have done more to draw out the parallels with today's economic issues (the play itself is about economic disruption after all), but I suppose that's a matter of taste.

reviewed May 10 2013 report as inappropriate
Review from Goldstar Member
8 events 2 reviews

They did a fantastic job. Very professional and well-done.

reviewed May 04 2013 report as inappropriate
Review from Kee
3 events 1 review

Excellent show that I might just see again! The Porters of Hellsgate have a mastery of Shakespeare and I've enjoyed every work that I've had the pleasure of seeing them do. This is also a rare chance to see a seldom done show in LA.

reviewed May 24 2013 report as inappropriate