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Katona József Theatre's "Gypsies"
15 ratings
2.8 average rating
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22 reviews
21 stars
attended Mar 15 2012

It was totally different than I expected---my fault. But it is not American humor and the pathos re: Roma (gypsies) was too brief and under-exptessed. It is too difficult to read the translation and watch the stage

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16 reviews
4 stars
attended Mar 15 2012

You should have made it clear that it would be in Hungarian! The translations were at the far sides of the stage and it ws hard to read and watch the action simultaneously. We left at intermission, along with LOTS of other people!

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6 reviews
0 stars
attended Mar 15 2012

Think of a play where a group of actors pretends to drink heavily and rant loudly in Hungarian - for hours. (There are subtitles on the sides). I have been to a LOT of plays and rarely have I cared less about what happened on stage. I could have...continued

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Katona József Theatre, one of Hungary’s most well-respected theater companies, performs Gypsies, which chronicles the love, tensions, and conflicts that arise among Gypsy musicians and Hungarians in the countryside.

Part of the Kennedy Center’s The Music of Budapest, Prague, and Vienna.

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