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Theatre Asylum
between N Cahuenga and Vine 6320 Santa Monica Blvd. Hollywood, CA 90038
323-962-1632
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Plenty of nearby street parking
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I wore .. theater was very chilly, especially in the front row (right under an AC register. Bring a blanket!.
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28 ratings
4.6 average rating
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6 reviews
0 stars
attended Oct 16 2009

My wife and I enjoyed the Sondheim Unscripted performance on Opening Night. The performers worked extremely well together. The Keyboard player was very good as well!

We have attended Jane Austen Unscripted and look forward to Shakespeare...continued

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38 reviews
38 stars
attended Oct 18 2009

This was an "interesting" evening comprised of talented actors/actresses who were able to create music, choreography and script spontaneously. The performance stimulated an interest in returning to the theatre for another performance just to see...continued

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15 reviews
3 stars
attended Nov 14 2009

Superb Improv :) You forget you're watching an improv show (which is a good sign that this cast knows what they're doing!)

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Website

http://www.improtheatre.com/section/home-page/

Description

Embracing the spirit of one of the most heralded artists in American theater, the actors and master improvisers of Impro Theatre will create full-length, completely improvised musicals in the style of Stephen Sondheim in Sondheim UnScripted.

Using just their guts, improvisational wits and audience suggestions, the cast invents a brand new, never-before-seen (and never will be seen again) musical for each performance.  The only constant is the thrill, joy and humor that are brought together to bring character, plot and songs to life — all to pay tribute to Sondheim by an expert team of funny and gifted actors whose explorations of great literary figures include Shakespeare, Tennessee Williams, Jane Austen and Dickens.

Directed by Dan O’Connor and Michele Spears, _Sondheim UnScripted _features Lisa Fredrickson, Brian Jones, Stephen Kearin, Brian Lohmann, Jo McGinley, Dan O’Connor, Edi Patterson, Paul Rogan, Michele Spears and Floyd Van Buskirk

Musical directors are James Lent, Ron Schneider and Peter Smith.  Nick Massouh, Jim Sabo and Reuben Vernier are lighting improvisers.