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Stuck Elevator Reviews

A.C.T. (San Francisco, CA)

Reviews & Ratings

"Stuck Elevator"
141 ratings
3.7 average rating
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666 events
570 reviews
116 stars
attended Apr 25 2013

It was okay at best. I'm not sure why this show got such rave reviews, I was totally un-impressed. I found the English/Chinese subtitles annoying. The show seemed to drag on and on. This certainly is NOT your usual "musical theatre."

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263 events
178 reviews
24 stars
attended Apr 09 2013

While the story concept is very impressive, the execution of the story is boring, over dramatized and left me with no feelings toward the characters as they were portrayed. Julius Ahn is a fine actor and talented singer, but is forced to stretch...continued

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324 events
159 reviews
39 stars
attended Apr 21 2013

I liked this show but I I was having to work to stay awake not due to the performers but my own tiredness. I also am hearing impaired and missed I would think about 50-75% of the lyrics which was a nuisance. I wished that they had just had...continued

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229 events
158 reviews
524 stars
attended Apr 12 2013

It's not a musical as much as it is an opera, so bear that in mind. Though some of the melodies are lovely, the music is not usually about melody - it's more of an operatic recitative. Theatrical and sincere, but ultimately lacking.

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192 events
105 reviews
7 stars
attended Apr 14 2013

I bought $10 tickets for the balconey, and ended up in the second row in orchestra, so I was pleasantly surprised before the show started. Then I was even more pleasantly surprised by a totally unusual and thought provoking performance...continued

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Thomas O'Leary Red Velvet
196 events
80 reviews
21 stars
attended Apr 13 2013

Outstanding in every way: performance, music, concept, and production. It's a heartfelt, compelling story told with intensity AND wit. The set is wondrous. I'd love to have a recording of the completely sung story to hear again and again....continued

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107 events
68 reviews
25 stars
attended Apr 06 2013

Excellent voices, acting. Food for thought on immigration. In fact "stuck in the elevator" is one big metaphor for the situation of undocumented workers in this country . Creative staging, interesting characters. The musical numbers were so...continued

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68 events
29 reviews
36 stars
attended Apr 09 2013

Would have enjoyed it more if the super titles were in English instead of Chinese! The majority of the audience are not well versed in reading Chinese Characters. That said, the cast was quite good, voices was adequate. storyline believable.

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28 events
16 reviews
15 stars
attended Apr 27 2013

Very very engaging. It kept me interested until the very end. The ending fit with the story. Well acted. We all enjoyed this show.

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Outandabout Red Velvet
58 events
12 reviews
3 stars
attended Apr 11 2013

Stuck Elevator was an enjoyable night at the theater. I was blown away by the talent and strong performances of the cast. The music was wonderful and the staging clever. The work explores many relevant topics. There was a lot to appreciate and...continued

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56 events
11 reviews
4 stars
attended Apr 13 2013

Really unique musical with great voices and very interesting plot. Well done!!

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37 events
8 reviews
2 stars
attended Apr 10 2013

AMAZING!! A MUST SEE. I WOULD LOVE TO SEE IT AGAIN!

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Devil's in the details Red Velvet
59 events
6 reviews
99 stars
attended Apr 26 2013

Ugh! I felt stuck for what seemed like more than the 81 hours the delivery guy was stuck in the elevator. I work in this industry and hate to give bad reviews, but honestly I was struggling at the end to come up with a lot of niceties to say about...continued

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7 events
2 reviews
3 stars
attended Apr 06 2013

This is the third Goldstar event I have attended. I loved it! All of the events have been a unique experience. My grandson, who is 17, attended with me and he really liked it as well. It is incredible to see how much they do with so little...one...continued

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104 events
78 reviews
0 stars
attended Apr 27 2013

Some parts flew and others fell, a unique concept, and the lead singer's voice was very enjoyable.

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80 events
67 reviews
29 stars
attended Apr 06 2013

Thrilling theater! I would call it an operetta. All the equity actors had trained voices and were fantastic. The sets,music and direction were all of a piece. It was probably the most innovative theater we have seen in the past few years.

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Mark Allen
130 events
60 reviews
9 stars
attended Apr 06 2013

I don't recommend this show. The plot and the fact that it was based on a real event piqued my interest, but the show was disappointing to me. The 81 minute show of the 81 hour event fell flat. It was difficult to hear much of the lyrics sung by...continued

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103 events
57 reviews
13 stars
attended Apr 11 2013

Very unusual. Some dialog in the beginning was hard to understand. Before viewing I wondered how someone stuck in an elevator was going to play out. A lot of surprises; an "out of box" experience

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55 events
48 reviews
53 stars
attended Apr 05 2013

Uneven: Excellent singing and acting by Julius Ahn (lead), but some of the other acting was clumsy. Some songs were memorable, but others were forgettable, and sound system had audible hum and poor clarity. Staging was very good except projections...continued

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56 events
48 reviews
7 stars
attended Apr 27 2013

Visually appealing and an amazing storyteller

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