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25 events
17 reviews
2 stars
No need to get there early, seating didn't open until 15 mins before showtime
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21 events
11 reviews
4 stars
Have dinner at the Beehive, in the same complex. Sit at the bar and have apps and one of their great cocktails. Very affordable for a downtown dining experience. And then the play is two doors down.
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"The Color Purple"
63 ratings
4.6 average rating
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45 events
33 reviews
1 stars
attended Jan 17 2014

I have seen this musical many times before. I went because I love the music. The reviews rave about this production but I feel the production fell short of the reviews big time. The women were good and much better singers than the men in the cast...continued

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21 events
6 reviews
3 stars
attended Jan 12 2014

It was a wonderful, spirited performance, nicely-staged. The singing was fabulous! The only problem we had sitting upstairs was being able to understand the words of the songs. Don't know if it was the distance, the orchestral volume, or what.

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1 events
1 review
0 stars
attended Jan 10 2014

Our Goldstar seats (5 of us) were in the last row of the mezzanine. It is a small theater so we could see fine but we could not hear very well. I don't know if it was the fault of the sound system or the actors but we missed out on a lot of the...continued

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This show contains adult themes and brief nudity.

About the Ticket Supplier: SpeakEasy Stage

Over the past nineteen seasons, SpeakEasy Stage Company has distinguished itself as Boston’s premier theater staging Boston premieres. Year after year, SpeakEasy has won acclaim for presenting top-quality productions of vital, cutting-edge plays.

Recently, SpeakEasy was singled out by Variety, the entertainment newspaper, as a force in regional theater and a champion of small, often overlooked musicals.