Earthlings beware

Earthlings Beware! Reviews

Costa Mesa Playhouse (Costa Mesa, CA)

Reviews & Ratings

"Earthlings Beware!"
30 ratings
4.4 average rating
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68 events
30 reviews
21 stars
attended Oct 28 2011

Go see this it is very funny! Just like watching a '50s Sci-fi flick. The cast is excellent and the special effects were as well.

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305 events
96 reviews
-52 stars
attended Nov 05 2011

Hmm where to start...First let me say that I like camp and cheesy, and have seen many good ones. This one definitely is not. The acting was achingly bad and not in the intentional way. If they wanted to be campy, they should go all out. Instead it...continued

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LR
33 events
29 reviews
10 stars
attended Nov 13 2011

It was a whole lot of fun. Took us back to our teens. It was filled with surprises and laughs. Would highly recommend going to see it before it closes next weekend.

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32 events
7 reviews
4 stars
attended Oct 29 2011

Funny, campy production, extremely entertaining. Great night out. Venue is good too, intimate theatre on a school campus, but it is NOT a school production. All seats are good.

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161 events
160 reviews
92 stars
attended Nov 13 2011

Very funny!! It was well acted by everyone including the children. As others have noted, the production had fun special effects. Alot of thought went into the props and staging. This is one they should do every few years as a camp classic. Highly...continued

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160 events
135 reviews
112 stars
attended Nov 11 2011

If you love '50's sci-fi, your gonna love this! I do, so I did!!

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165 events
86 reviews
6 stars
attended Nov 04 2011

This play was very fun and creative. A lot of thought went into the sets and the play itself. The multi media effect of the newscasts and the giant really added to the entertainment. The acting was great too. A great evening!

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Sara N.
103 events
58 reviews
37 stars
attended Oct 29 2011

if you love the old sci-fi movies over-the-top hysteria, special effects and grandiose collasalicity (is there such a word?) then you'll have a great time. a campy, funny, zany, silly and sweet production won the opening night audience. what it...continued

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33 events
16 reviews
10 stars
attended Nov 18 2011

This was by far the worse event I have attended at Costa Mesa Playhouse. The writing and acting were terrible, the sets unbelievably bad and we left at intermission. This was definitely not a tribute to Peter Graves, it was more just "grave".

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27 events
15 reviews
17 stars
attended Nov 06 2011

delightful and imaginative enthusiast production.

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83 events
14 reviews
14 stars
attended Nov 06 2011

This is a cool 1950's scifi with a great cast, effects, and very funny. Go see it!!! Ken

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29 events
10 reviews
10 stars
attended Nov 05 2011

campy is right. We loved it and had a good time

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Tim
34 events
9 reviews
8 stars
attended Nov 18 2011

It's Da Bomb!
Second act a bit too long
Must see it, esp if high on something.

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35 events
9 reviews
29 stars
attended Nov 06 2011

Lots of good specail affects. The

actors did a good job with a very
difficult subject.

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43 events
8 reviews
3 stars
attended Nov 20 2011

Had a blast! Thanks!!

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19 events
8 reviews
7 stars
attended Nov 20 2011

I took my 6 year old son and he loved it. all the cheeses 1950's specail effects were great. Everyone laughted at the silliness! He enjoyed the 150ft giant looking throw the window and was completly amazed. A fun time for the young at heart.

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9 events
6 reviews
12 stars
attended Nov 19 2011

Spoof on every 1950's sci-fi film I remember as a child. I laughed and laughed! Great dialogue, creative production design. I would see this again if I had the chance. YEA!! for the Costa Mesa Playhouse!

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64 events
6 reviews
25 stars
attended Nov 05 2011

Took my 9 & 13 year old boys with hubby recently it was fun and an exciting play! We had lots to talk about on the way home : )
The acting was great definitely a B-movie feel, silly, clever, and unique. I recommend Earthlings Beware if your...continued

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63 events
5 reviews
7 stars
attended Nov 20 2011

It was a real surprise to be in such a small teathre with such an excellent performance.
Although I am not a fun of science fiction,my husband is, and I wanted to be with him...
Really it was a very enjoyable performance, all and each of the...continued

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6 events
4 reviews
2 stars
attended Nov 04 2011

For any fan of 50's Sci Fi this show is a must see. From the cheesy special effects to the over the top acting it was truly enjoyable. You can tell the cast members are also having fun with their roles.

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