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56 Star Starred
Theatre Asylum
between N Cahuenga and Vine 6320 Santa Monica Blvd. Hollywood, CA 90038
323-962-1632
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The weather was sunny. I wore pants and a top.
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4.2 average rating
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58 events
10 reviews
13 stars
attended Aug 17 2012

It was OK...not great. Performances were just exaggerated (for-effect)recitals of her monologues, with no attempt to try to imitate her style or physical behavior. Very charitable audience (packed with friends of the cast?). Lots of forced...continued

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6 reviews
5 stars
attended Aug 04 2012

It was a fun romp for the most part. I didn't really get why doing the French Lieutenant's Woman in Farsi was supposed to be funny.

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11 events
6 reviews
11 stars
attended Aug 10 2012

Lots of fun! And some really great performances!

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http://www.theatreasylum-la.com

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Check out Goldstar member reviews for Streep Tease during its bang.studio run.

Description

Rave reviews across the board from theater critics & theater goers alike have greeted Streep Tease since its inception.  During its year and a half sold out run at the Bang Improv Theater and a special engagement in New York City at Joe’s Pub at The Public Theater, Streep Tease has received critical acclaim from the LA Times, the LA Weekly and Daily Variety.  Original and outrageously funny to the delight of audiences in LA & NYC, the show has developed a life of its own.  “With the release of Meryl Streep’s latest film The Iron Lady in which she portrays Britain’s former Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher, we have been given a wealth of new riches, providing fresh new material and inspiration for the show,” says Cruz.  “Over the last few months, I’ve been deluged by requests from the show’s fans as well as friends and professionals in the industry to keep the show running.”                   

An homage to one of our most popular and enduring actresses, Meryl Streep’s prodigious body of film work serves as the inspiration and fascination for Streep Tease, an all-male cast’s re-interpretation of some of the revered actresses’ most iconic scenes.   In addition to The Iron Lady, included are monologues from The Devil Wears Prada, Out of Africa, Silkwood, The French Lieutenant’s Woman, Doubt, and The Still of the Night, among others. Though drawn from the dramatic and comedic ‘Canon of Cinema Streep,’ all of the scenes evolve into a hilarious, outlandish, kooky and sometimes campy romp through Streep’s film repertoire. 

About the Ticket Supplier: Combined Artform/Theatre Asylum

Founded in 1998, C.A.F.E. (Combined Artform Entertainment) is on a mission to develop and combine all art forms to pioneer the “arts of the future,” as well as be an active and supporting member of the San Francisco—and now Los Angeles—performance production scene. Created by Producing Artistic Director Matthew Quinn, and joined by Steve Kahn in 1999, C.A.F.E. has collaborated with actors, singers, filmmakers, sketch comedy groups, musicians, improvisers and fine artists in more than 100 shows, including Santaland Diaries, Eavesdropper (SF), Monday Night Improv Jam (SF), Thursday Night Improv Jam (LA), PAPA (at the Eureka with Open Fist), Tilted Frame Improv and the SF Solo Festival.