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Richard from Stouffville
SLOW, TEDIOUS, BORING
I found this play to be the worst I have ever seen. I wish that there had been an intermission so I could leave but I had to get up and walk out during the performance ; it was that bad.
Ashley from Toronto, Ontario
I really wanted to like this and enjoyed the general premise of the play but for a musical there just wasn't enough big numbers for me. Especially for a musical about A BAND! I was in the nosebleed seats and I felt so lost the whole way through, I couldn't really make out what the actors were saying and I couldn't feel any sort of intimacy surrounding their interactions. None of the characters were likeable and I really just didn't care about what happened with them by the end. When they finally broke out into a big number I thought it was the intermission until I realised it was the end!! Feels like something that would have been better in a smaller, more intimate venue or maybe Toronto missed the mark with the execution.
Ian Lawrence from Toronto, Ontario
THE BANDS VISIT
No redeeming features. Sadly, no intermission making it more difficult to leave early.
MM from Innisfil Ontario
THE BAND’S VISIT
Wish I had the two hours back, instead of wasting my time sitting at a Mirvish theatre today. This was awful. Have never left the theatre for any production yet, had there been an intermission I would have. I really can’t justify giving 1 star. But it seems I cannot give it a zero
Lesley Moore from Toronto, Ontario
WORST PLAY EVER
This is a bad play. It’s been a very long time since I saw such a bad play at Mirvish. I couldn’t believe they charged me money to see it. I realized why they didn’t have an intermission. It was so I couldn’t walk out. My friend wanted to climb over the seats to get out as she was trapped in her seat in the middle of the row. The characters were not interesting and there were long silences as if they had forgotten the words. On the other hand, there were 6 of us saw this show, and 3 of us hated it and 3 loved it. I think you either love this play or hated it, nothing inbetween.
JPKoko from Toronto, Ontario
I cannot understand how this production won awards. It’s horrible. It’s 20 minutes of dialogue stretched out over 95 minutes. The pregnant pauses when delivering lines were big enough to drive a truck through. I kept thinking the performers forgot their lines. A couple of good songs and a neat revolving stage were the only highlights. The script and the directing killed it. Do not see this. If you do, remember, I told you so ....
Geoff and Sharon from Toronto, Ontario
THE BANDS VISIT: THE BANDS 2 HOUR TORTURE
I love the theatre but this show was just plain boring.. Should be a choice for 0 Stars. It did not engage the audience in any way. Many people left half way and we would have too but we were waiting for half time (which didn't happen). Suffice to say the Show Memorabilia stand, selling T shirts, Hats and programs did NOT have a line up If you are an insomniac and need to find a cure, see this show.
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