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Review: Steinbeck shines on stage

Original post made on Apr 16, 2012

No one familiar with Robert Kelley's vast and impressive body of work as TheatreWorks' founder and artistic director should be surprised to learn that his current production of John Steinbeck's "Of Mice and Men" is a gorgeous and affecting piece. Kelley has created a staging of Steinbeck's melodrama that is nearly flawless in its simplicity.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Monday, April 16, 2012, 12:05 PM

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Posted by Lena Hart
a resident of Cuesta Park
on Apr 16, 2012 at 3:37 pm

Whatever


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Posted by John the Man
a resident of Old Mountain View
on Apr 16, 2012 at 10:49 pm

I have a question:

Has there ever been a reviewer who just flat out said, 'This show was horrible'?

That's what I thought. That's why any review like this is worthless.


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Posted by Karen
a resident of Jackson Park
on Apr 17, 2012 at 2:22 pm

Last week I saw "Of Mice and Men" and thought it was the best play that I've seen in years! There was an instant standing ovation at the end, so I was not the only one that felt that way. It's intense (and at times disturbing) with incredible acting and a beautiful set.


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Posted by Alex M.
a resident of Willowgate
on Apr 17, 2012 at 2:25 pm

See the show before you pass judgment.

This review was fair, describing both the good and bad aspects.


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