Venue Details

26 Star Starred
Open Fist Theatre
Between N El Centro and Vine 6209 Santa Monica Blvd Hollywood, CA 90038
323-882-6912
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Member Tips

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Casual
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Stuart L.
Street parking available, but yopu have to drive around to look.
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Lots of parking. Free after 7
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$5 donation for wine?
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attended May 11 2011

This is a terrific evening at the theater. Sharp characters. Clever, clever plot. Humor. Some nice twists. And wonderful direction.

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attended May 11 2011

Drive was so engrossing and entertaining. You really have to pay attention and it is well worth the effort. What a thought-provoking piece. The cast was flawless, the... continued

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attended May 11 2011

I don't see a lot of live theater, but I've seen some and I have to say this is one of the best plays I've ever seen. The acting is superb and the writing was... continued

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Website

http://www.openfist.org/

Quotes & Highlights

Lead actress Jane Hajduk has been married to actor-comedian Tim Allen since 2006.
Playwright Laura Black is a founding member of Playwrights 6. Further information about the organization can be found on its website.
The other inaugural co-production from Playwrights 6 and Open Fist Theatre Company is Fernando Richardson’s Treacherous Brain by Monica Trasandes.

Description

Playwrights 6 and Open Fist Theatre Company are proud to present the world premiere of Drive, which tells the story of an ambitious woman who is involved in a near-fatal car accident and her attempts to piece together what actually occurred and the life-changing aftermath. Part tragedy, part comedy, part jarring dream, Drive examines the themes of deconstructions and reconstruction, denial, guilt and, ultimately, forgiveness. The play—told in a surreal, jarring fashion—is written and directed by Laura Black and stars Jane Hajduk, Beth Robbins, Susan Sommer, Barry Saltzman, AlgeRita Wynn, Allison Mattox, Coronado Romero and Joseph Beck.

About the Ticket Supplier: Open Fist Theatre Company

The Open Fist Theatre Company is a community of actors, playwrights, designers and directors who believe that to realize the force and potential of a relevant, contemporary, living theatre it is necessary to create, nurture, and unite a company founded on the pursuit of artistic excellence.