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Costa Mesa Playhouse
at Rea Elementary School 661 Hamilton Street Costa Mesa, CA 92627
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3.6 / 5 Rated by 35 members
Review from Albert Rowuin
Red Velvet 578 events 473 reviews

I did not find the performance of some of the actors, wigs or simple set designs to be distracting of this well-acted dramatic play. Very gripping and intense, and the historical facts are also fascinating. Highly recommended for fans of...continued

reviewed Apr 29 2012 report as inappropriate
Review from Theater Goer
Red Velvet 164 events 139 reviews

All the actors gave their best. The audience tonight was not good, which always affects the performence

reviewed May 05 2012 report as inappropriate
Review from larry canter
Red Velvet 47 events 9 reviews

The actors ranged for more experienced to just starting. It looks like many were acting for the first time and tried hard but acting was a new experience. Good that they had a place to start. If I compare with CSFU, their casts are more uniform...continued

reviewed Apr 22 2012 report as inappropriate
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A revolutionary work of theatre by one of the world’s greatest playwrights, The Crucible dramatizes the 17th-century Salem witch trials, and was written in 1953 as an angry allegory to the anti-Communist hysteria of the time. Miller himself was questioned by the House Un-American Activities Committee, found guilty of communist beliefs and convicted of “contempt of Congress” for refusing to identify others. The Crucible is a central work in the canon of American theater. Its themes continue to resonate in today’s political climate.

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