Venue Details

268 Star Starred
Kirk Douglas Theatre
W. Washington Blvd at Duquesne Ave 9820 Washington Blvd. Culver City, CA 90232
213-628-2772
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Member Tips

Goldstar Member
Casual
info May 19 2011 star this tip starred
Goldstar Member
Park in Culver City City Hall, across Culver Boulevard from the back of the theatre.
info May 19 2011 star this tip starred
Cheryl Leff
Easy metered street parking.
info Feb 23 2013 star this tip starred
Goldstar Member
Good selection,friendly bartenders
info May 27 2011 star this tip starred
Goldstar Member
Parking at the City Hall could not have been easier--free too!
info May 30 2011 star this tip starred
Nancy A.
It's closed, so no tips except they missed a good show
info May 31 2011 star this tip starred
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Reviews & Ratings

35 ratings
4.5 average rating
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35 events
20 reviews
3 stars
attended May 26 2011

Brilliant, the fastest 90mins ever.

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8 events
3 reviews
0 stars
attended May 21 2011

RGS is poignant and masterful at his craft. The material presented seems intended for those who are major sports/baseball fans and falls short of including the audience... continued

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155 events
52 reviews
17 stars
attended May 29 2011

This was excellent -- but it was the last performance of this run; if you see it around someplace else in the future, do NOT miss it.

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Website

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Quotes & Highlights

“Roger Guenveur Smith believes in the interconnectedness of history: that our lives, big and small, are enmeshed in the great tangle of events, big and small.”—Rachel Saltz, The New York Times

Description

_The Watts Towers Project _was a high point of Solomania! at the Douglas in 2006. Smith returns with an equally powerful and poetic work based on the true story of baseball legends Juan Marichal and John Roseboro and the infamous 1965 day when Marichal turned and hit Roseboro in the head with his bat. Smith witnessed the event on television and passionately presents it as part of a greater story that encompasses the Watts riots, Catholicism, the notions of marriage,family and, ultimately, redemption and forgiveness.