Venue Details

671 Star Starred
Mark Taper Forum
135 North Grand Ave. Los Angeles, CA 90012
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Member Tips

Laura L Longoria
Nice dress always for a theatrical event!
info Apr 26 2010 star this tip starred
Stuart R.
Salad bar and tacos- always good at the Music Center
info May 04 2010 star this tip starred
Parking too expensive at Music Center structure. Find other options.
info May 10 2010 star this tip starred
Donald Quick
Drinks are not allowed while watching the play. You need to finish outside.
info May 10 2010 star this tip starred
Goldstar Member
Took the metro to civic center. great way to go
info May 11 2010 star this tip starred
Betsy Salkind
There's metered street parking nearby, but beware that meters go to 8PM now.
info May 28 2010 star this tip starred
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Reviews & Ratings

53 ratings
4.4 average rating
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14 events
4 reviews
7 stars
attended Apr 22 2010

I enjoyed the show very much. Playwright Rajiv Joseph waved a layered story to give us a glimpse on how the Iraqi war affects people from different prospective. Moises... continued

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31 reviews
187 stars
attended May 04 2010

I am mystified as to why this was rolled over from the Kirk Douglas to the Taper. Two stars go to the actors for strong performances. Lost a star each for writing and... continued

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5 reviews
23 stars
attended May 09 2010

Though not as innovative or exceptional a piece of writing as most critics expressed in the reviews I've read, it is definitely worth seeing.
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Audience and critical buzz brought national attention to this explosive world premiere at the Kirk Douglas Theatre last spring.

Now enhanced for the Taper stage, this remarkable play throws two homesick soldiers, a tormented Iraqi and a brooding tiger together into a revelatory situation that is both hysterical and macabre, soul-wrenching and lyrical.

Directed by Tony-nominee Moisés Kaufman (Broadway sensations I Am My Own Wife and 33 Variations), this production dares you not to look away from its honest and hauntingly theatrical depiction of the aftermath of war.