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23 Star Starred
Lounge Theatre
On the corner of Santa Monica and El Centro 6201 Santa Monica Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90038
323-469-9988
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15 ratings
4.9 average rating
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4 reviews
0 stars
attended Apr 23 2010

I went in knowing nothing and I just allowed myself to be taken in by the acting and by the unfolding of the story. As it became more evident what the story was, the play got stronger and stronger and the audience fully went with it. By the...continued

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3 reviews
10 stars
attended Apr 23 2010

Brian is an amazing storyteller with a true talent for detailed characters. It took me a few minutes to figure out what was going on when the show first started, but once I did, it was an amazing ride. His humor and truth was so captivating and...continued

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194 reviews
144 stars
attended Jun 06 2010

Truly "story telling" at it's finest - so much talent displayed from one incredible actor. I don't think anyone else could come close to this play, in it's entire finest 70 minutes one could witness.

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Website

http://www.lonestarensemble.org/product.html

Quotes & Highlights

“In director McKerrin Kelly’s brisk, passionate production, Stanton’s writing is simultaneously dramatic and erudite, elegantly juxtaposing the philosophy of Plato and Buddha along with his own not-to-be-disparaged poetic turn of a phrase — and he demonstrates a flair for creating unexpected images out of the most minimalist concepts…. Stanton’s skill in balancing a profoundly personal tale with classic underpinnings ultimately hints at the evocative idea that all our lives are full of events and incidents that touch on the mythic and the timeless.” —LA Weekly

Description

Blank is a world-premiere play, written by and starring Brian Stanton, co-founder of the Lone Star Ensemble. Blank is the heartwarming and humorous story of Stanton’s courageous and difficult journey to connect with his birth mother on the urging of his adoptive mother. Stanton intends the play to promote discussion and awareness of adoptee issues.

About the Ticket Supplier: Lone Star Ensemble

The Lone Star Ensemble is a non-profit corporation dedicated to the advancement of theatre arts throughout the Los Angeles community. The officers and members of the Ensemble believe that there is a genuine cultural need for deeply felt and disciplined productions that rightly honor our craft.