Gregory Sims and Erin Anderson in "Sight Unseen" at South Coast Repertory. Credit: Scott Brinegar.

This close-up view of an artist whose fame and fortune have been exacted at a terrible price still has the power to move.
Eric Marchese – Backstage

“Sight Unseen” isn’t a masterpiece, but it’s an intelligent piece of writing concealing multiple layers. Theatergoers who find this SCR revival engrossing should look for an opportunity to catch the play again in a subsequent revival. Facets hidden in this one will no doubt come into view.
Charles McNulty – LA Times

Sight Unseen now returns to South Coast Repertory, where it was commissioned and first staged just over twenty years ago, splendidly performed in 2012 by a stellar cast under the incisive direction of David Emmes.
Steven Stanley – StageSceneLA

But that surface smoothness only emphasizes the raw and unresolved emotions at the heart of “Sight Unseen.” It’s a play about the elaborate dance between success and failure – a rich enough template to inspire two decades worth of exploration.
Paul Hodgins – OC Register

Presented by and at South Coast Repertory
655 Town Center Dr., Costa Mesa
March 17–April 1. Tue.–Fri., 7:45 p.m.; Sat. and Sun., 2 and 7:45 p.m. (No performance Sun., April 1, 7:45 p.m.)
Tickets: $20-$68; (714) 708-5555
Running time: 2 hours, 5 minutes

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