Thomas paine 051313
4.8 / 5 Rated by 12 members
Review from nik
Red Velvet 152 events 53 reviews

Interesting insightful relevant performance about historical figure in the quest for liberty

reviewed Jun 01 2013 report as inappropriate
Review from gotoshow
349 events 197 reviews

Well done; historic characters have lives before and after the major moment that history remembers them for; this show is extremely well acted, informative, and even thought provoking; very fun and interesting night.

reviewed May 24 2013 report as inappropriate
Review from Richard G
92 events 40 reviews

Great show! Who knew Thomas Paine could be so entertaining?! Interesting, educational, and "enlightening." Ian Ruskin gives a fine performance. Highly recommend!

reviewed Jun 02 2013 report as inappropriate
Review from Sara Hassman
59 events 32 reviews

I thought it was very enriching and well done. I would recommend it to everyone who wants to be enlightened and entertained

reviewed May 31 2013 report as inappropriate
Review from Gregory Hines
94 events 18 reviews

a great history lesson told with much wit and humor. a must see for those who care about the state of the world

reviewed May 31 2013 report as inappropriate
Review from stodj
31 events 15 reviews

Thomas Paine came to life last night and his message is long overdue. I've seen him quoted on billboards in Los Angeles, but knew little about him prior to going to see this incredible play. He came to America and brought the ideas in our...continued

reviewed May 25 2013 report as inappropriate
Review from Charles Wintner
12 events 5 reviews

Wonderful performance by an actor more interested in conveying his subject than displaying ego. Heart and brain throughout; a teacher in the best sense. Great Q & A afterward. Everyone left the theater enlightened and inspired. I would see...continued

reviewed Jun 01 2013 report as inappropriate
Review from Rondi L Verdugo
190 events 3 reviews

Ian Ruskin was amazing in his portrayal of Thomas Paine!!! I am looking forward to his performance Thursday night as Harry Bridges!!!!

reviewed May 26 2013 report as inappropriate
Review from Jeff Harman
3 events 2 reviews

Ian Ruskin delivered a wonderful performance in bringing history to life. Thomas Paine does not receive nearly the amount of recognition he deserves, and I very much appreciate Ian's work in acknowledging Mr. Paine's enormous contributions to the...continued

reviewed May 26 2013 report as inappropriate
Review from joyce B
6 events 1 review

Brilliant show, amazing actor , fun, very contemporary, and educational. Also a great space.

reviewed May 25 2013 report as inappropriate