Carrie 082813
4.4 / 5 Rated by 137 members
Review from bk
Red Velvet 237 events 161 reviews

I could pick nits (the chorus is a little loose and the girl playing Chris Hargensen couldn't sing in tune) but overall, Ray of Light has done an amazing job here. Staging is almost Broadway-level and the two leads have GREAT voices. When Carrie...continued

reviewed Oct 03 2013 report as inappropriate
Review from Victoria H.
169 events 35 reviews

Amazingly top-notch performance by some extremely young, talented people. Thanks to all of them!

reviewed Oct 10 2013 report as inappropriate
Review from Jackie Jones
19 events 7 reviews

WOW!!! Run don't walk. The kid playing Carrie is a phenom! Cristina Ann Oeschger. UNBELIEVABLY talented. Carries Scary Mom will blow your socks off too: Heather Orth. One of the best local performances I have ever seen in Bay Area. And I'm...continued

reviewed Oct 03 2013 report as inappropriate
Review from Seth Lawrence
10 events 5 reviews

We went expecting a truly camp experience, but came away with a very satisfying "realistic" musical drama. The cast is uniformly terrific, the sets, costumes, etc very professional.
My one qualm is that the mother's characterization is that of a...continued

reviewed Oct 03 2013 report as inappropriate
Review from Goldstar Member
3 events 3 reviews

Very very well done. Couldn't believe that Carrie was played by a high school junior. She was fantastic along with the rest of the cast. They each gave it their all and I wish them the best of luck with the rest of their performances. I loved...continued

reviewed Oct 05 2013 report as inappropriate
Review from Janet
23 events 2 reviews

It was amazing. Better than Broadway show. Beautiful voices.
Will tell people to see it.

reviewed Oct 10 2013 report as inappropriate
Review from Austin Nation
Red Velvet 715 events 617 reviews

Not that great of a show, I found myself fighting off sleep throughout many different places in this too long show. I would then be startled and awakened by some beautiful powerhouse voices from a few of the lead characters including Carrie,...continued

reviewed Oct 09 2013 report as inappropriate
Review from Hllywd
Red Velvet 857 events 434 reviews

This show got a standing ovation for its preview. This was very well cast. The lead (Carrie) and her mom have excellent voices as did the young woman who played Sue and the woman who played the PE teacher. High quality production with some good...continued

reviewed Oct 03 2013 report as inappropriate
Review from Joe R.
Red Velvet 265 events 178 reviews

This very challenging show was performed with a talented czsgt and excellent direction. I was very impressed by the ensemble, not only vocally but staging. This local group were mostly impressive with professionalism. A fast paced performance...continued

reviewed Oct 23 2013 report as inappropriate
Review from Anonymous
Red Velvet 338 events 160 reviews

This was my second viewing, and I found it even more moving the second time. The singing of Martha and Carrie White was again the highlight for this viewer. And with this simple but effective staging it is a amazing that the 8 million dollar...continued

reviewed Oct 31 2013 report as inappropriate
Review from bikerhiker
Red Velvet 211 events 85 reviews

A former B'Way flop becomes a current hit! That's the story of "Carrie the Musical." The cast is quite strong for a community, non-Equity theatre. The namesake lead is particularly amazing with her clear voice and her convincing acting. The...continued

reviewed Oct 30 2013 report as inappropriate
Review from Anthony Braxton
Red Velvet 182 events 66 reviews

Wow. The show was well served by a spectacular and wonderfully adept actress in the role of Carrie.

reviewed Oct 17 2013 report as inappropriate
Review from LJA
Red Velvet 114 events 56 reviews

With much respect for ROLT shows, I saw the preview of CARRIE expecting to see a great show. Instead, I was truly blown away by the incredible talent, staging and overall vision for the show. It was phenomenal, and I knew by intermission that...continued

reviewed Oct 03 2013 report as inappropriate
Review from Jeff Minster
Red Velvet 26 events 20 reviews

Had a great time the show was awesome. Kept very close to the movie....I would see it again without hesitation.

reviewed Oct 31 2013 report as inappropriate
Review from jOHN
Red Velvet 51 events 20 reviews

I would say that this is one of the best local productions I have seen! It really did not even feel like a local production and I could not believe that Carrie White was performed by a high school Junior. If you are waivering get a ticket and...continued

reviewed Oct 05 2013 report as inappropriate
Review from Ed Rose
Red Velvet 43 events 11 reviews

A surprisingly good performance of a rarely-done musical. Ray of Light just keeps getting better and better. The moment I saw the set I knew I was in for a good evening of theatre. The two leads were incredible, especially the actress playing...continued

reviewed Oct 26 2013 report as inappropriate
Review from dessablue
Red Velvet 66 events 9 reviews

My daughter really wanted to see this show when we were visiting San Francisco. I was really impressed! Especially since we ended up watching the 11:30 pm show. The singing was gorgeous. Great choreography. Great chemistry with everyone. I'd...continued

reviewed Oct 26 2013 report as inappropriate
Review from Shane E. Clabaugh
Red Velvet 57 events 7 reviews

I'm rather familiar with the show, Carrie, the musical and really enjoyed this production. The song, When There is No One is actually one of my favorite show tunes and HEather Orth did a fantasic job with it!! As disjointed as the script to this...continued

reviewed Oct 09 2013 report as inappropriate
Review from Carrie M.
Red Velvet 31 events 7 reviews

Performers were exceptional! If you appreciate talent - go! The score was not the most engaging - not bad, just nothing memorable. However, the actors more than made up for the shortcomings of the musical.

reviewed Oct 18 2013 report as inappropriate
Review from Ruth Robertson
130 events 86 reviews

For some reason, my partner and I thought that this was going to be a campy take on "Carrie" rather than the straight presentation of it. The singing was great but we were somehow expecting a certain "something more" that was missing. This...continued

reviewed Oct 11 2013 report as inappropriate
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