Venue Details

316 Star Starred
Kirk Douglas Theatre
W. Washington Blvd. at Duquesne Ave. 9820 Washington Blvd. Culver City, CA 90232
Venue website Get directions
156 events
49 reviews
41 stars
Parking right across the street at the Chase parking lot after 6pm is only $6
star this tip starred
39 events
34 reviews
49 stars
Free lot parking at Chase Bank afterhours.
star this tip starred
View All 372 Tips

Reviews & Ratings

"The Wake"
23 ratings
4.0 average rating
  • 8
  • 9
  • 4
  • 1
  • 1
64 events
22 reviews
22 stars
attended Apr 18 2010

After the curtain falls, and the play is over, and you're out on the street afterward, it rare when the play is still going on, IN YOUR HEAD. The issues and polemics of this play are fascinating - it needs some trimming to the first act, but...continued

star this review starred report as inappropriate
JP Nichols Red Velvet
78 events
3 reviews
35 stars
attended Apr 10 2010

This is an excellent piece of theatre well worth seeing. The ensemble was fantastic and superbly acted. If you want an engaging night at the theatre, go see this play.

star this review starred report as inappropriate
Indigo Girl
49 events
19 reviews
4 stars
attended Apr 10 2010

Overall, the play was entertaining. For me, the play lost its way, particularly because there was no intersection of the two dominant themes: love and politics. Still, the dialogue was smart and, for the most part, the acting was solid.

star this review starred report as inappropriate
View All 14 Reviews
More Information

Quotes & Highlights

“Refreshing… A kind of lesbian fantasia on national themes… brought to life in all its multifaceted hues by the marvelous Heidi Schreck.” —Los Angeles Times
“A major American work for our time… It’s damn good playwriting… A superb ensemble… Leigh Silverman expertly manages a wealth of  detail.” —Variety
“The cast is excellent under Leigh Silverman’s astute direction, with Heidi Schreck giving a many-layered performance.” —The Hollywood Reporter* *


In her Tony Award-nominated 2006 Broadway debut,_ Well, _Lisa  Kron turned the mother-daughter dynamic on its ear by giving her mother equal time on stage to challenge her accounts. Obie Award-winners Lisa Kron and Leigh Silverman reunite for a searing show which navigates the ever-shifting landscapes of home, heart and country.