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7 Star Starred
Elephant Space Theatre
6322 Santa Monica Blvd Hollywood, CA 90038
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97 events
55 reviews
56 stars
get there early due to get parking. i was able to park directky across the street. i got there about 1/2 hr. early.
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12 events
2 reviews
0 stars
Eat first. No snacks in the lobby.
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"The Idea Man"
17 ratings
4.9 average rating
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70 events
13 reviews
8 stars
attended Jun 04 2009

Excellent play, well directed, terrific acting.

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194 reviews
18 stars
attended Jun 12 2009

Excellent acting group and well written though the second act drifts a little. But the actors are some of the best in any of these productions. Well done.

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85 reviews
62 stars
attended Jun 12 2009

I loved the acting and a lot of the writing - in particular the dialog was incredibly natural, especially between husband and wife characters. I didn't give it 4 stars because I felt the 'wrap-up' was weaker than the rest, and some plot points...continued

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The Idea Man takes us into that great gaping gulf between labor and management. In leaps Al, a sharp but underachieving line worker, who drops a suggestion in “the box” on how to improve the machine he’s tied to, which is so brilliant it could revolutionize the industry.  His prize: a one hundred dollar check and a plaque.  The corporate bosses see it as a win-win windfall. But Al’s got other ideas.

This biting commentary on class warfare by playwright Kevin King with award-winning director David Fofi at the helm will take you into the trenches, boardrooms, bedrooms, and barrooms of today’s industrial world where exploitation is a given.