Venue Details

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The Rockwell
255 Elm St. Somerville, MA 02144
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"The Lonesome West"
34 ratings
4.5 average rating
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Lesley B. Henderson
85 events
78 reviews
11 stars
attended May 20 2012

Wonderful play, full of dark comedy, and home truths about family. The two brothers could have been any two brothers anywhere in the world. Both had their own issues, and in the end they tried to work them out somewhat.

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79 events
48 reviews
6 stars
attended May 25 2012

Terrific acting made up for a somewhat thin story line. The dialog was en pointe which helped move things forward.

As an aside, the audience was horrible with folks chatting during the play, but whatever...

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36 events
16 reviews
30 stars
attended May 18 2012

I had seen it in NYC, and liked it here just as much. The set was fuller there, but otherwise it is equally good here. I had forgotten some of the details, and that made it not at all tedious to see again.

Good acting, especially!

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