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4.8 / 5 Rated by 18 members
Review from techy
54 events 36 reviews

Incredible performance of Japanese intertwined stories centered on the harshness of tragic story of sadomasticistic relationship. Had subtitles on screens around theater which were a little hard to view with tired eyes and made it hard to keep up...continued

reviewed Sep 28 2013 report as inappropriate
Review from Lawrence Lucero
73 events 34 reviews

I am so glad I had a chance to see this. The puppetry was amazing and lifelike. The evening was visual poetry.

reviewed Sep 27 2013 report as inappropriate
Review from reeeko@aol.com
83 events 20 reviews

a most amazing performance in japanese and english with elegant , simple but exquisite staging. A must see.

reviewed Sep 28 2013 report as inappropriate
Review from Jenny Suzdaltsev
179 events 15 reviews

One of the best theatrical experience for many years. Great directors work, wonderful actors! Overall it was one of the best professional work, I have seen.

reviewed Sep 29 2013 report as inappropriate
Review from Robert Speck
43 events 10 reviews

An absolutely brilliant performance on every level. I'm so lucky to have seen it even if it will haunt me for a while

reviewed Sep 29 2013 report as inappropriate
Review from HARRY RICE
30 events 6 reviews

It was an intense, multilayered experience. The cast brought to life an unusual story of an uncommonly discussed feature of human existence. The play of darkness and limited light did bring attention to the situations past and present when we...continued

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Review from Lisa Suzuki
14 events 4 reviews

Amazing Story telling!

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Review from cdurmick
9 events 3 reviews

Brilliant!

reviewed Sep 27 2013 report as inappropriate
Review from Sylvia Garcia
3 events 2 reviews

I found it riveting and fascinating. I left so very pleased to have had the fortune to enjoy such a beautiful work of art.

reviewed Sep 28 2013 report as inappropriate
Review from mdhla@aol.com
11 events 2 reviews

Moving. Disturbing, funny with an adriot energetic cast. Sets and worlds created with the placement of a staff or the flick of a wrist. A story of obsession love and trancendence. Yes I loved it!

reviewed Sep 29 2013 report as inappropriate
Review from Goldstar Member
7 events 1 review

Shun-kin was an extraordinary theatrical experience. I saw it first in the theatre festival at Lincoln Center where I was sitting in the mezzanine and couldn't appreciate the face of the Bunraku puppet as well as I did when it was at UCLA, where I...continued

reviewed Sep 28 2013 report as inappropriate
Review from Goldstar Member
3 events 1 review

This was an excellent play. Amazing choreography, direction, acting, score, story ... all wonderful. I also valued the unique play experience being that the play was from Japan (different language and cultural perspective). We had no idea what...continued

reviewed Sep 28 2013 report as inappropriate