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Joe Turner's Come and Gone Reviews

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"Joe Turner's Come and Gone"
66 ratings
4.5 average rating
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94 reviews
-104 stars
attended Jun 08 2013

I am a HUGE August Wilson fan and miss him dearly and this production did not disappoint, the acting was outstanding as well as the story line.

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94 reviews
-104 stars
attended May 02 2013

Outstanding, raw and real !!!

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87 reviews
59 stars
attended May 04 2013

Wonderful play brilliantly performed. It's worth going just to learn the meaning of the title.

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Graciela Patiño Red Velvet
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84 reviews
121 stars
attended Apr 30 2013

Excellent production. The actors were mesmerizing. The seating was close to the stage. A wonderful way to spend an evening.

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82 reviews
464 stars
attended Jun 09 2013

Excellent acting!! Perfect theater to see this production..intimate and well staged.

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49 reviews
1 stars
attended May 04 2013

Excellent performances despite cell phones ringings and audience members laughing at inappropriate times.

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31 reviews
41 stars
attended Jun 09 2013

August Wilson can be relied upon to provide moving and thought provoking theatre and this production is an example of that. There are monologues from some of the characters that by themselves are almost worth the ticket price. Also, I love the...continued

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29 reviews
20 stars
attended Jun 06 2013

Enjoy the play interesting shot of life early 1900's The actors all held there on and sang their song!

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25 reviews
74 stars
attended Apr 30 2013

Excellent production of a classic American play.

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13 reviews
27 stars
attended May 04 2013

The play had so many layers to it!! We thoroughly enjoyed the performance by all the actors. It was a treat to experience Glynn Turman again. Our seats were good as well. Also we didn't have to park on the other side and trek across the street to...continued

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11 reviews
10 stars
attended Jun 04 2013

Clearly this is one of the top stage presentations of the season. It is well directed and staged and the acting is outstanding. Glynn Turman Jr. is a standout as Bynum and the the acting is balanced and credible. A single well designed set...continued

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5 reviews
10 stars
attended Jun 09 2013

Wonderful ! The play is extraordinary & the actors were incredible!! Loved it. xoj

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2 reviews
7 stars
attended May 15 2013

I thoroughly enjoyed the play. By far Glynn Turman's character stole the show. The majority of the time I was laughing. A few serious moments, but mostly humorous. However, the seats at the Mark Taper theatre left much to be desired if you...continued

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2 reviews
2 stars
attended Apr 25 2013

Play is a must see was interesting from the beginning to the end. If your up to staying up after a long day of work be prepared it's a 2.5 show but well worth it. Thumbs up to Phylicia Rashad

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98 reviews
16 stars
attended May 02 2013

Absolutely spectacular. One of the best things I've seen all year and one of the best things I've seen at the Taper ever. It's just one of those magical casts that comes together around the perfect vehicle for their work. This really solidifies...continued

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93 reviews
6 stars
attended May 16 2013

I see why tickets went so fast. A great cast speaking the words of August Wilson make for a memorable evening of theater.

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hopieopie
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93 reviews
2 stars
attended May 02 2013

The acting was uneven. In fact, one of the main actors had problems with his lines (and he wasn't the understudy). A bit disappointing.

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Goldstarlife
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75 reviews
9 stars
attended May 04 2013

Wonderful play! On all levels a five!!!: Quality, Memorable, Enlightening, highly Recommend and very enjoyable as well although the subject matter is historical but people humor was allowed to shine through as well! I wish my parents were here...continued

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Tina Gustin-Gurney
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38 reviews
24 stars
attended May 12 2013

Fascinating work of August Wilson. Surprised it wasn't sold out. My group enjoyed the depth and the cast, yet were surprised that some actors flubbed lines frequently. Nonetheless, we all were moved by this show.

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31 reviews
115 stars
attended Jun 05 2013

Absolutely amazing, intense and a must see!!

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