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1 stars
Christine Fiore Kessel
20 events
8 reviews
11 stars
We were pleasantly surprised at this charming outdoor venue - very beautiful and peaceful. The actors did a wonderful job. They served snacks & hot chocolate during intermission. Tip: Bring a little stadium chair to put on top of the bench for back support and a blanket. Overall a wonderful experience and highly recommended!
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"The Imaginary Invalid"
3 ratings
2.3 average rating
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43 events
12 reviews
26 stars
attended Aug 26 2011

Orinda amphitheater has a pleasant atmosphere, although one must be prepared for cold weather.
The play of course is a well known classic, and the performance was OK. The leading actor was very good, others in the large cast varied between good...continued

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14 events
4 reviews
10 stars
attended Sep 17 2011

1 star for effort I guess. Worst production ever. At a minimum, the "actors" (if I can characterize them as such) should have memorized their lines.

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The wealthy Argan is a housebound hypochondriac with every disease in the book. Lurking around are quacks only too happy to (mis)treat him. Family troubles, including a money-grubbing wife and two headstrong daughters, add to Argan’s miseries.