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Geffen Playhouse - Gil Cates Theater
10886 Le Conte Avenue Los Angeles, CA 90024
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Nancy Belling Boyarsky Red Velvet
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8 reviews
5 stars
Parking: The free parking at the Westwood public structure (paid for by the Geffen) is a real hassle when everyone leaves at once. We pay $5.50 for a lot a block away from the theater and are home in bed by the time the last person straggles out of that slow garage line.
These Paper Bullets!
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1 stars
If you park in the public structure next to Trader Joes, the Geffen will validate.
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"American Buffalo"
108 ratings
4.0 average rating
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304 events
103 reviews
93 stars
attended Apr 07 2013

'American Buffalo' at the Geffen Theatre is a great production of David Mamet's nearly 40 year old play. The 3 actors were excellent. The fantastic junk store set is practically a 4th actor.

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74 reviews
33 stars
attended Apr 03 2013

Despite growing up in Chicago, in general, Mamet is not one of our favorite playwrights as we sometimes find him too vulgar. Despite that concern, must admit that AMERICAN BUFFALO is superbly written and worthy of its stature in theater history....continued

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46 reviews
4 stars
attended Apr 24 2013

Excellent performances by three five-star actors. And all done on a set that is wonderously done--we see a buy-and-sell junk shop full to over-flowing with every kind of thing imaginable. Some good things, some tacky. Add to this the fact that...continued

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The running time for American Buffalo is approximately 2 hours, including one 15-minute intermission.

This performance features strong language, as well as the smoking of herbal cigarettes.

Photo by Michael Lamont