Venue Details

1607 Star Starred
Geffen Playhouse - Gil Cates Theater
10886 Le Conte Avenue Los Angeles, CA 90024
310-208-5454
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There are many affordable restaurants within a block or two to meet many different tastes.
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Shirley Solomon Lief
We got there early, about 6:15 and there was parking at a meter across the street from the Geffen.
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98 reviews
85 stars
attended Feb 17 2008

Terriffic! It was everything you could ask for in this type of theater experience. You walk away realizing that we are all human with human failings and human weaknesses and human needs. It must take a lot of courage to "bear it all"; I...continued

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4 reviews
0 stars
attended Feb 10 2008

I love the Geffen because it doesn't matter where your seats are - and we purchased the lowest price offered. No matter - could still see and hear perfectly this fast paced very very funny show. The only time we couldn't hear well was when the...continued

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97 reviews
412 stars
attended Apr 06 2008

Never in a million years did I think Joan Rivers would make ME blush. ME?!?!?! She was bawdy and entertaining -- I loved it!

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Description

As playwright and star, Joan Rivers brings the world premiere of her four-character autobiographical play, Joan Rivers: A Work in Progress by a Life in Progress, to the Geffen Playhouse. Set immediately before Hollywood’s biggest award preshow, Rivers uses her interactions with the other characters as well as her dressing room (B, not A), her cheese plate (puny, not plentiful) and her producer (the bigwig’s brother-in-law, not the bigwig), as impetus for an introspective look at aging, going through life’s ups and downs and being a woman in Hollywood. Don’t miss the incredible opportunity to see this groundbreaking Emmy Award-winning talk show host, Tony Award-nominated actress and legendary comic icon up close and personal.

Starring Joan Rivers, with Tara Joyce, Emily Kosloski and Adam Kulbersh

Directed by Bart DeLorenzo