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291 Star Starred
Freud Playhouse at UCLA
245 Charles E Young Drive East Los Angeles, CA 90095
310-825-2101
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"No Strings"
55 ratings
3.7 average rating
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9 events
2 reviews
4 stars
attended May 18 2007

Though not very well staged, the play and the score are worth coming to the theatre! The first Act is not nearly as well done as the second Act. The young woman who plays Barbara sings very well, though I believe that her character has more...continued

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107 events
74 reviews
151 stars
attended May 08 2007

I saw the original on Broadway and could not remember why I hadn't loved it, since Rodgers, with his Hammerstein and Hart, is my favorite composer. Unfortunately, the play is much worse than I had remembered. The music is insipid, the characters...continued

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Jake Red Velvet
793 events
64 reviews
1109 stars
attended May 08 2007

Delightful! First-rate cast delivers an engrossing revival or this 1962 jewel of a musical.
Don't miss this special engagement!

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_No Strings _is the bitter-sweet tale of Barbara, an American black model living in Paris. She meets and fails in love with a white American, David, a former Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist who has had a bad case of writer’s block ever since he came to live in France. She tries to restore his confidence in his writing ability, but the easy living he earns in Paris proves too much of a distraction. David must make a decision—but to what will he be true? Love, or his art? Or both? Songs include “The Sweetest Sounds”, “No Strings” and “Nobody Told Me.”

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