Venue Details

268 Star Starred
Kirk Douglas Theatre
W. Washington Blvd at Duquesne Ave 9820 Washington Blvd. Culver City, CA 90232
213-628-2772
Venue website Get directions

Member Tips

Goldstar Member
Overdone a/c - bring a jacket!
info Oct 13 2010 star this tip starred
Goldstar Member
Went to Mezza, across the street, great food, reasonable price
info Oct 13 2010 star this tip starred
Goldstar Member
Easy free parking
info Oct 13 2010 star this tip starred
Goldstar Member
A/c was fine on Oct 15th...
info Oct 16 2010 star this tip starred
Brian Reiff
Ford's is great for a quick bite of small plates and a drink before the KDT
info Oct 18 2010 star this tip starred
Elise W.
Bring a jacket
info Oct 18 2010 star this tip starred
View All 24 Tips

Reviews & Ratings

63 ratings
4.5 average rating
  • 0
    5
  • 0
    4
  • 0
    3
  • 0
    2
  • 0
    1
28 events
11 reviews
6 stars
attended Oct 12 2010

fantastic!!!! wonderful voices and choreography. A delightful surprise - I wasn't excited about seeing "hip-hop" but it works perfectly for telling this story and the talent is exceptional.

star this review starred report as inappropriate
19 events
11 reviews
3 stars
attended Oct 15 2010

What a great show! Well executed. I loved the storytelling & energy. The visuals are great and creativity pouring all over the stage. The singing of the full cast got... continued

star this review starred report as inappropriate
22 events
11 reviews
0 stars
attended Oct 16 2010

Venice is a high energy hip-hop spectacular with singing, dancing, rapping and graphic affects. It tells the story of unrequited love, conflict between Cain and Abel... continued

star this review starred report as inappropriate
View All 50 Reviews
More Information

Website

http://www.centertheatregroup.org/tickets/productiondetail.aspx?id=...

Quotes & Highlights

“The year’s best musical! Though early in its creative life, the next major American musical could well be in the making.” —Time Magazine* *
See a "preview ":http://www.centertheatregroup.org/tickets/productiondetail.aspx?id=14326of _Venice. _
The choreography team for Venice includes* John Carrafa* who received Tony Award Nominations for Urinetown and Into the Woods and a 2007 Media Choreography Award for his work on The Polar Express, as well as *Tanisha Scott, * whose diverse resume includes everything from Alicia Keys’ As I Am tour to the music video for Beyonce’s “Upgrade U” to the feature film Notorious for 20th Century Fox.

Description

A  next generation Broadway musical that uses the vocabulary of hip-hop while sampling _Othello _and Brecht to spin an epic tale of struggle and redemption.

Matt Sax and Eric Rosen, creators of the 2007 audience  favorite _Clay__,_ return triumphantly  to the Douglas with Venice, an ambitious new musical with a highly original score that  fuses hip-hop, R&B and even opera. Set in the not-too-distant future, this tale of two brothers with conflicting ideas of how to lead a city caught in a terrorist war is a visionary new theatrical work filled with love, politics, treachery, tragedy and exhilarating music.