Venue Details

117 Star Starred
Huntington Beach Playhouse
at the Central Library Theater 7111 Talbert Ave Huntington Beach, CA 92648
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Member Tips

Items available at venue. Not allowed to take anything into the theater except water.
info Oct 18 2010 star this tip starred
George and Martha
After the performance you can meet the actors by the side door.
info Oct 18 2010 star this tip starred
Alice Marcotte
You can go casual but I always like to wear something nice.
info Oct 22 2010 star this tip starred
Alice Marcotte
Free and close
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Reviews & Ratings

36 ratings
2.9 average rating
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14 reviews
5 stars
attended Oct 16 2010

Being an encounter between Picasso and Einstein written by Steve Martin, our expectations were higher than what Steve Martin delivered. However, the presentation at HBPH and especially the acting were quite good and made for a most enjoyable evening.

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6 reviews
7 stars
attended Oct 16 2010

I was disappointed in this play. I expected something of greater calibur from Steve Martin. It was not funny, interesting or enjoyable in any sense. A noticable amount... continued

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3 reviews
4 stars
attended Oct 17 2010

We left after the first act as the play was a bit tedious but the actors did fine, except for dropping some words at the end of sentences spoken, so some times we missed... continued

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More Information


This long running Off-Broadway comedy places Albert Einstein and Pablo Picasso in a Parisian cafe in 1904, just before the renowned scientist transformed physics with his theory of relativity and the celebrated painter set the world afire with cubism. In his first comedy for the stage the popular actor and screenwriter plays fast and loose with fact, fame & fortune as these two geniuses muse on the century’s achievements and prospects as well as other fanciful topics.

About the Ticket Supplier: Huntington Beach Playhouse

The mission of Huntington Beach Playhouse is to provide the community with the best possible experience and enjoyment available in the cultural arts.

We will present productions in the dramatic, comedy and musical arts for the entertainment of our patrons. We will develop programs for all age groups to further advance their stagecraft and technical skills and to provide scholarships to assist students in their pursuit of education in the dramatic arts.