Venue Details

102 Star Starred
The Actors' Gang at Ivy Substation
at Culver Blvd. 9070 Venice Blvd. Culver City, CA 90232
310-838-4264
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EXPO line is across the street-plentiful parking at the City structure across the street is $1
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FYI this production is 3 hours long so make sure your plans are made accordingly.
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472 events
244 reviews
150 stars
attended Mar 27 2014

This is not one of Strindberg's better known plays. So virtually everybody would attend without a prior idea. Unfortunately, this production focuses entirely on being avantguarde, on doing unusual things, without any consideration of making the...continued

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101 events
44 reviews
16 stars
attended Apr 19 2014

Described as a " Workshop Production," this is sloppy, mangling of
Strindberg's powerful psychological, sexual work, is so audience off putting and dramatically limp, we couldn't wait for intermission. I don't blame the actors, who work hard...continued

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40 reviews
11 stars
attended Apr 19 2014

The Ghost Sonata is a nasty little play which trashes the idea of family. Strindberg sure had a hard time family-wise and he loaded the play with symbolic features aplenty. So if you are going to present it, the idea should be to elucidate the...continued

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Website

http://www.theactorsgang.com/

About the Ticket Supplier: Actors' Gang

The Actors’ Gang is one of Los Angeles’ most enduring theatre ensembles. Founded in 1981 by a group of renegade theatre artists, the Gang’s mission is to create bold, original works for the stage and daring reinterpretations of the classics. Our work is raw, immediate, socially minded, and crafted with the highest artistic standards.

Over the course of our first 20 years we have produced 68 plays and won over 100 awards, winning acclaim for our interpretations of Shakespeare, Bruchner, Brecht, Moliere, Aeschylus, Ibsen and Chekhov, while developing in workshop new plays that address the world today through a prism of satire, popular culture and raucous stagecraft.

Through co-productions, The Actors’ Gang presented the West Coast Premiere of Eric Bogosian’s “Suburbia” with the Namaste Theatre Company, Roger Guenver Smith’s “A Huey P. Newton Story,” Danny Hoch’s “Jails, Hospitals, Hip Hop” with Center Theatre Group, and “Medea/Macbeth/Cinderella” with The Cornerstone Theatre Company. The Actors’ Gang has toured with productions as the US representative at the Edinburgh Festival and to New York’s Public Theatre with “Carnage, A Comedy”; with “The Imaginary Invalid” to the Rushmore Festival in New York, and in 2001 saw “Bat Boy, A Musical,” developed at the Actors’ Gang, won the Lucille Lortel and Outer Critics award for best new musical Off-Broadway in New York.