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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Bring your iPhone. THere's a free glass of vino in it if you do.
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Street parking
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Bring a jacket - it gets cold in the evening.
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Easy street parking in front of & across from theater
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Any phone that has internet access works for this one!
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attended May 12 2011

A fairly flawless cast spins a cautionary tale about keeping secrets in a marriage. While we were nervous that the hospital bed would capsize at any moment (might want to... continued

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attended May 12 2011

enjoyable evening, excellent cast, but problematic story...

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1 stars
attended May 19 2011

Funny and moving, with strong cast and very well written dialogue. Highly recommend this play to others.

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Website

http://www.openfist.org/index.htm

Quotes & Highlights

Writer Monica Trasandes is a founding member of Playwrights 6.

Description

Playwrights 6 and Open fist theatre Company are proud to present the world premiere of_ Fernando Richardson’s Treacherous Brain_, which is about a man who, after having brain surgery, begins to passionately proclaim his love for a woman who is not the wife he adores.

The play, written by Monica Trasandes and directed by Andre Barron, asks the question: If your brain allowed you to express, without filters, all of your thoughts and desires, what secrets would be revealed, even to you? In a humorous way, it also touches on the longing faced by immigrants, on upper-middle class guilt, and on the particular experiences of couples from different cultures.

The cast includes Roberto Montesinos, Amy Chaffee, Paula Fins, Lyn Michele Ross, Mark Slater and Karla Zamudio.

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.