It was so horrible. THAT It was funny. LOL!!! Like Im laughing now to prevent myself from being upset. Where do I begin?.
So I come to the location to find that its inside of the Marriott Courtyard Crystal City. I wonder why they left the Sheraton.. maybe they kicked them out. As soon as I found that it was in a rented space in a meeting room of the hotel and saw that the actors looked like those dorky kids you may have went to school with I was like oooohhh noooooooooooo's!!! I decided to bring my father there for Fathers day and remained quiet about my thoughts of how the play was going to be because I didnt want to spoil things I wanted to give it a chance and not be negative eventhough my gut feeling was that this is not going to go well. So we received our tickets and was shown to the small meeting room fit for about 80 people but with tables its really small. OMG there was no stage!!! I was like I've been Bamboozled! I PAID 60 BUCKS times 2. FOR THIS! I was so done! 120 dollars... by the way one of the actors showed us to our table speaking Jibber rish.and ohhka bookah cave man noises ohhh kaa bookah...THEN SAID "PEPSI PRODUCTS!!" Im like what in the hell! Im pretty openminded but I was expecting more than some elementary school antics. We sat and the show started and it quickly became a confusing odd plot and just really seemed like something for kids..small kids. The humor was very elementary. They passed food in between acts that was hurried and awkward. The food was passable but nothing spectacular at all. The audience was a part of the show but it just didnt make since how we related to the story and ...I mean I dont understand. There were no clues from the actors. There was not much of any intriguing mystery. The acting was horrid except for Ivanna. She seemed pretty good. The accents were pretty good. But again the plot and delivery and lack of a stage..lighting and props made this to be something some waiters put together. I mean it was in a MEETING ROOM of a average hotel. LOL. Im upset that the web page made it seem like it was something very professional but it's really not. The actors were nice and they tried. I had fun with the people sitting with us and the table and I made the best of it. But I really wanted to go by the time they served me my salad. So sad. It was painful to watch. There are some real laughs in there. It was just twice. I just smiled for the rest of the time. I didnt want the actors to lose energy by seeing my face full of discontent. So if you want something quirky to do.. Get boozed up first and go. Then you will have more fun because you will not take it so seriously. I know it was a comical mystery but its just needs to be smarter and better developed and a better script a stage and some lighting. By the way the meeting room is below the pool of the hotel so you will hear thundering noises. I could go on but I think you may have the picture by now. WOW. LOL! Its been a long time since I have experienced something like this. The actors did try hard and were very nice. So thats the nicest thing I can say. My father was very displeased kinda was a downer to an other wise great day. The up side is that he had fun with other theater goers at our table. If you like dinner theater. Try TOBYS Dinner theater. In columbia maryland and they also have a few other locations. Tobys was very professional and entertaining and it has its own venue. The price I spent for that was similar to this so that was the level of expectation that I had.
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