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Sleepless in Seattle Reviews

The Pasadena Playhouse (Pasadena, CA)

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"Sleepless in Seattle"
65 ratings
3.6 average rating
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120 reviews
77 stars
attended Jun 18 2013

The show is worth seeing as a work in progress. The cast is quite good, we all know and love the story.
The show needs about 18 weeks of an intense old-style pre-broadway tour. The kind where throughout the run songs get discarded / added,...continued

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41 reviews
8 stars
attended May 31 2013

I expected so much and was deeply disappointed. There wasn't one song - and remember this is a musical- that stuck in my mind because ALL the songs sounded the same. The cast tried, I am sure, to pull it all together but it just didn't come about....continued

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anonymous Red Velvet
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37 reviews
111 stars
attended May 24 2013

poorly directed
there is a musical in there somewhere
but noy yet ...

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9 reviews
11 stars
attended May 28 2013

So much fun! Every member of the cast had beautiful voices and strong characters! Original music enjoyable! Great dancing scenes. Worth seeing!

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1 review
1 stars
attended Jun 12 2013

Sleepless in Seattle did not convey well into a play format. Though the actors did their best and were talented, the script, music, costumes, and overall production were awful.
We left at intermission.

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123 reviews
22 stars
attended May 26 2013

The stand out actor is the son. I thought he was excellent in the role. The other main actors were good too even with all the substitutions the night we went.

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41 reviews
42 stars
attended May 28 2013

Nothing memorable about the music or performance. The ending was predictable - I had seen the movie. A good effort, but the play was only "cute". Would not recommend this for serious musical lovers.

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techy
54 events
36 reviews
0 stars
attended Jun 05 2013

What a well done new musical. Great performances, especially by the leads. Some of the songs could become popular. Creative presentation of the different subscenes.
If you liked the movie you will like the play. If you didn't like the movie you...continued

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32 reviews
8 stars
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26 reviews
5 stars
attended Jun 22 2013

It was good. It is a nice venue. I did not feel it was especially remarkable.

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22 reviews
6 stars
attended Jun 18 2013

Absolutely charming...for all the romantics out there. It got a standing ovation last night. The kid is amazing.

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20 reviews
3 stars
attended May 28 2013

Fabulous from start to finish.....music, acting great....The first few minutes seemed a little frenetic but turned out to be a wonderful experience....would highly recommend!

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Joe
41 events
19 reviews
30 stars
attended Jun 16 2013

Unfortunately this was not the production we were hoping for. I can not believe this is Broadway bound, I think. The film as everyone probably knows is wonderful. we didn't feel like it translated well into this musical. The theater was ungodly...continued

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16 reviews
13 stars
attended Jun 18 2013

Show was great. Stuck very close to the movie. Music was good but nothing stuck to leave the theater singing any songs. Casting was good! A very fun evening

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13 reviews
4 stars
attended Jun 18 2013

Lovely production--as expected at the Playhouse. Good cast, well-directed.
The score was not memorable, and I missed Efron's humor in the book. Since I knew how the story would turn out, I kept wishing it would happen faster.

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13 reviews
10 stars
attended May 24 2013

The evening does not bode well when the understudy is going on for the lead actress.....When looking at source material, creators need to ask themselves: does it sing? Does it need to sing? SLEEPLESS IN SEATTLE does not need to sing. The score...continued

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13 reviews
8 stars
attended May 28 2013

Went to a preview performance on 05/28, and it was enjoyable. Some of the singing voices were a bit off tonight, but it didn't completely mar the show. Outstanding were the actors that played Annie, Walter, and Jonah (that kid has an amazing...continued

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10 reviews
12 stars
attended Jun 11 2013

Good voices, but poor music and choreography make for a pretty old fashioned sliw show.

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AJ
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10 reviews
2 stars
attended Jun 18 2013

Just okay- can't compare to original movie. Cast is very talented but original sentiment gets a bit lost. Too bad late Nora Ephron wasn't included in project.

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10 reviews
4 stars
attended May 29 2013

My sister and I enjoyed the show.We love it.

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