Center Theatre Group Presents The Author, A Revolutionary New Theatrical Experience
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The last date listed for The Author was Saturday February 19, 2011 / 4:00pm.
Currently at Kirk Douglas Theatre:
- Full Price:
- $50.00 - $85.00
- Our Price:
- $30.00 - $64.00
The worldwide phenomenon Fifty Shades of Grey has captivated audiences across the globe. So, clearly the time has come for a parody. 50 Shades! The Musical -- The Original Parody is a hilarious, sexy romp featuring dance numbers, songs and a live on-stage band ready to bring the steamy words to vivid life. A hit in Chicago, New York and at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, the show now makes its Los Angeles premiere. 50 Shades! makes for an unexpectedly funny roller coaster ride through the book, featuring original songs like "They Get Nasty" and "There's a Hole Inside of Me." You won't want to miss this laugh-out-loud mix of music, comedy and sexual shenanigans. Opt for the "Red Room Experience" offer for access to the VIP Red Room after the show, which includes a cast meet-and-greet, a drink ticket and a collectible merchandise tie. Learn More
Reviews & Ratings
Featured review from JimRed Velvet
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The value of this play is what you think after you leave. In that sense, it is a success. I woke up during the night thinking about it. There are shocking elements, but that is not what woke me up. It was wondering about violence as presented in the safety of the theater and violence in real life. One point is that actors pay a price in real life for portraying violence in the theater. Another is making us think about what constitutes violence and how we react to it. Several elements in the play brought more violence into the theater than someone being shot. You will pay a price for attending, but I think you should take a chance and see it.
Quotes & Highlights
- "A dazzling theatrical experience that lets nobody off the hook."--<em>The London Guardian</em>
- Read more about the play and author Tim Crouch at his website, <a target="_blank" href="http://www.newsfromnowhere.net/shows/the-author.html">News From Nowhere</a>.
Without giving too much away, The Author challenges the conventions of theatre and changes your perspective as an audience member. Crouch plays himself, a playwright who has written a disturbing work filled with taboo sex and violence. As he and other participants in the production discuss the process and the aftermath, the audience can't help but be drawn into the story.