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Rated by 30 members
Grace Denman
Review from Grace Denman
Red Velvet 39 events 16 reviews

It is hard to say "I loved it!" when the play's topic is so dark and challenging. I appreciated the after-show discussion "Fly, dreaming while black" which provided context to help understand the play and why it is relevant today as well as when...continued

reviewed Apr 20 2019 report as inappropriate
Andrew Gaidurgis
Review from Andrew Gaidurgis
Red Velvet 100 events 10 reviews

Disturbing play, well acted

reviewed Mar 27 2019 report as inappropriate
Cora Neighbors
Review from Cora Neighbors
16 events 13 reviews

The acting was great.

I enjoyed the show.

reviewed Mar 30 2019 report as inappropriate
Eleanor
Review from Eleanor
90 events 10 reviews

Having read and taught the novel for decades (six!) and having seen both movies, I send this bravo to this production for their having compressed the heart of the book in such a beautifully aesthetic, shocking, persuasive, and yet generous way. It...continued

reviewed Mar 31 2019 report as inappropriate
Mary Carter
Review from Mary Carter
10 events 9 reviews

The actors were amazing! Very captivating! But found the story a little hard to follow, with some actors playing multiple roles...

reviewed Mar 30 2019 report as inappropriate
Todd Denicoff
Review from Todd Denicoff
22 events 4 reviews

The play was well acted. But the script was so stylized that I was unable to suspend my disbelief and get absorbed into the story.

reviewed Apr 12 2019 report as inappropriate
Rola
Review from Rola
16 events 4 reviews

Very well acted, interesting themes. So glad I went!

reviewed Mar 27 2019 report as inappropriate
Dolly Turner
Review from Dolly Turner
20 events 3 reviews

This is an intense play which required a creative presentation, and this certainly was a creation. The staging and movements were haunting, and mesmerizing. Parts of the staging were like a slow dance and choreographed. It was only after reading...continued

reviewed Mar 27 2019 report as inappropriate
Ann Gordon
Review from Ann Gordon
11 events 3 reviews

This performance was breathtaking. I also loved the theatre.

reviewed Apr 20 2019 report as inappropriate
Brigitte Searchinger
Review from Brigitte Searchinger
32 events 2 reviews

Very well-acted, poignant adaptation of the novel! Unforgettable depiction of American social injustice.

reviewed Apr 12 2019 report as inappropriate
Linda Littlejohn-Felton
Review from Linda Littlejohn-Felton
14 events 1 review

Creative in every way!

reviewed Mar 29 2019 report as inappropriate
Akua Hall
Review from Akua Hall
2 events 1 review

I read this novel in high school so I was beyond excited to see the adaptation on stage. It was an absolute great performance. All of the actors were great! The set was amazing! And I enjoyed the direction taken to deliver the message of the...continued

reviewed Mar 28 2019 report as inappropriate
Mark Glaser
Review from Mark Glaser
13 events 1 review

Terrific acting, directing, and interpretation.

reviewed Mar 31 2019 report as inappropriate
Mortiemom
Review from Mortiemom
25 events 1 review

Very impressive adaptation of Richard Wright's book. The staging is endlessly inventive and most of the cast remains onstage for nearly the whole play. The cast is superb. Definitely recommending this one to all my friends!

reviewed Apr 13 2019 report as inappropriate