Need a wake up call about how to be happy in life by accepting that failure is an option? See the show and laugh at yourself. I guarantee you will leave the theater looking at life in a more logical, if warped, way thanks to Tom Rubin – Success Guru.
Shari Barrett – BroadwayWorld
It is a unique format that keeps the audience engaged and on their feet with impressive, head-spinning logic. Twisted, utterly funny and totally worth the ticket!
Tracey Paleo – Gia on the Move
Although this is material that, frankly, wears thin after even a couple of moments and plays like a retread of a Saturday Night Live sketch, Rubin’s gleeful onstage persona engagingly blends Tony Robbins with the nebbishyness of Albert Brooks.
Paul Birchall – LA Weekly
By the end of the show, Rubin had beaten many of the typical success guru euphemisms into the ground, both to his comedic advantage and at times to his detriment, but he had supplied enough laughs to keep the house entertained throughout.
Mike Skogmo – LifeInLA
TOM RUBIN – SUCCESS GURU
Santa Monica Playhouse
1211 4th Street Santa Monica, CA 90401
Runs Fridays, 8pm; Jan 18 – Feb 22, 2013
Tickets: $20-$25; (323) 960-4420
Running time: 75 minutes
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