Venue Details

9 Star Starred
Sidewalk Studio Theatre
4150 W Riverside Drive Burbank, CA 91505
818-558-5702
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Casual clothes are fine
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Arrive early for street parking
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Go to Priscilla's next door to the theater for a great cup of coffee!
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Plentiful parking in the back
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Yummy stuff
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attended Mar 21 2009

The play was well written and it was quite enjoyable from the up beat traditional music to the gestures.

I brought my 87 yr old Jewish Grandma and the theater was... continued

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attended Mar 21 2009

The Bitter Herbs is hugely funny and well acted! Definitely worth attending. I was a little concerned that I wouldn't totally get it because I'm not Jewish, but I still... continued

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attended Mar 22 2009

The Bitter Herbs is poignant yet funny and will evoke a range of emotions. My teenager and I laughed our way through the 5 short plays and particularly enjoyed the... continued

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Description

The production stars: Malcolm Devine, Colette Freedman, Danny Lippin, Sharon Madden, Nickella Moschetti, and Michael Shaw, along with understudies Bryan Richard Deehring, Francesca Ferrera, and Michael Patrick McGill.

The five comedies in The Bitter Herbs are:__ __

  • The Plot: A daughter deals with her neurotic Jewish mother’s demanding demands;
  • The Basic 7: A married couple realizes they don’t need to spice up their lives — or is it too late?
  • Hood Ratz: Siblings find their long lost brother and are shocked when he is not exactly what they “ordered.”
  • Join the Club: Newlyweds attempt to make the ultimate sacrifice of love for each other before their wedding day, only to find out they might have gone too far;
  • The Misguided Production: Miscommunication occurs during an interview for a pseudo naked production of “Fiddler on the Roof.”