Venue Details

696 Star Starred
Mark Taper Forum
135 North Grand Ave. Los Angeles, CA 90012
213-628-2772
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Richard
Take the Red Line to the Civic Center Station & walk one block to the theater
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We enjoyed a good and reasonably priced cocktail at the music center venue.
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Reviews & Ratings

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2.4 average rating
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19 reviews
13 stars
attended Jun 01 2012

Los Otros was perhaps the worst play I have seen in years. It is described as a musical about Mexican immigrants in the San Diego area. What we got was a one hour twenty minute piece of two sung monologues. The first half was a woman, in a...continued

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1 review
1 stars
attended May 30 2012

I attended "Los Otros" last night at the Mark Taper Forum and was extremely disappointed and offended by the production. The scene design and lighting were very interesting and the two actors (there are two characters in the production Woman and...continued

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1 review
0 stars
attended May 31 2012

Strong acting, design and direction cannot overcome a weak and meandering script or forgettable music. Michelle Pawk is a fine actress, but her singing was consistently off pitch and lacking in control. This made La Chuisa's already difficult...continued

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Website

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Description

The uniquely Southern California experience is celebrated in candid, intimate song cycles of a Mexican-American man growing up in Carlsbad and a San Diego native reminiscing of her encounters with the Mexican community. This world premiere event is directed by multiple Tony Award®-nominee Graciela Daniele, and features Tony Award®-winner Michele Pawk (Hollywood Arms, Hairspray, Cabaret_) and Julio Monge (_Twelfth Night, The Capeman, Man of La Mancha).

Commissioned by Center Theatre Group, this unconventional, beautifully crafted chamber musical, with book and lyrics by Tony Award®-nominee Ellen Fitzhugh (Paper Moon, Grind, Paradise Found_) and music by multiple Tony Award®-nominee Michael John LaChiusa (_The Wild Party, Marie Christine, Chronicle of a Death Foretold) is a masterful interplay of narrative and melody that remains true to its characters. Their stories become our stories: adventurous and romantic, honest and surprising and resonant.

_Please note:

This show is recommended for those ages 13 and older._