Venue Details

682 Star Starred
Mark Taper Forum
135 North Grand Ave. Los Angeles, CA 90012
213-628-2772
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Alejandra Cuadra
The weather was great sunny, but not too hot.. I wore I wore jeans with a shirt. dont forget to take a little sweater. It got cold inside the theater. .
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Alejandra Cuadra
If you get hungry after the show there is a restraunt under the theater.
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3.1 average rating
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29 events
7 reviews
8 stars
attended Apr 06 2011

Mercy, where to start.......

The Good: The Tech was amazing it really looked like a loft in NY. The skylight lightning was awesome and the set design was stunning. I would want to live on that set! On a technical aspect it was awesome.
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6 reviews
3 stars
attended Apr 07 2011

I enjoyed the play, mainly because it reminded me what a wonderful writer Lanford Wilson is. His dialog is so crackling, and the character of Pale is a true original. I saw the original production with Malkovich and Joan Allen, and although...continued

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29 reviews
4 stars
attended Apr 09 2011

I'm surprised by all of the negative comments.
To me, this was a good (but not great) night of theater. The set is a good copy of a NY loft, though the furniture seemed too expensive for these characters. My biggest overall problem was the...continued

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Quotes & Highlights

“_Burn This _cherishes every involuntary spark of feeling that suddenly lights up the darkness.” —New York Times

Description

Anna is a dancer-choreographer who has lost Robbie, her best friend and collaborator, in a tragic accident. Pale is Robbie’s brother, a powder-keg lost in his own way, who arrives at her doorstep in the middle of the night.   Pale is dangerous, sexy, raw and demanding, and he interrupts the course of Anna’s existence bringing major changes in her life.

This passionate modern classic, by Pulitzer Prize-winner Lanford Wilson (Talley’s Folly_), features original music by Peter Golub, and is directed by Nicholas Martin (_Dead End at the Ahmanson,_ The House of Blue Leaves_ at the Taper) and features Brooks Ashmanskas (Julie & Julia), Ken Barnett (Puccini for Beginners, The Producers_), Zabryna Guevara (Marley & Me, All Good Things_) and Adam Rothenberg (Mad Money, The Ex-List). _B

urn This_, which had its world premiere in CTG/Mark Taper Forum’s 1986-87 season, moved to Broadway in 1987, and helped to ignite the careers of John Malkovich and Joan Allen. Newsweek said of the play, “[It] has a voracious vitality and an almost manic determination to drive right into the highest voltage that life can register.”