Venue Details

18 Star Starred
Skylight Theatre
just south of Franklin Ave 1816 1/2 N. Vermont Los Angeles, CA 90027
213-760-7061
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Robert Alden
The Skylight Theatre is in the center of a strip of very hip, top quality, not too expensive restaurants. We ate at a great french one: Figaro Bistrot (323-662-1587)
Open House dining Sep 09 2013 star this tip starred
Robert Alden
I wore casual, semi-dressy.
Open House dress Sep 09 2013 star this tip starred

Reviews & Ratings

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4.4 average rating
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6 reviews
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attended May 09 2014

I can't recommend this show highly enough. It was fresh, fun, compelling, smart, and featured a very talented group of performers. The only moment of disappointment was when the show ended; not because it was unsatisfying, but because I swear I...continued

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136 reviews
453 stars
attended May 17 2014

Extremely entertaining from the beginning to the end. Touches on a number of social issues with a sensitive and graceful approach. Excellent actors delivering a well-written script.

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1 review
2 stars
attended May 17 2014

Brilliant and thought provoking - fantastic acting and an amazingly well written script!

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More Information

Website

http://skylighttheatrecompany.com/index.php/pray-to-ball-2014

Quotes & Highlights

“Highly promising talent bounces through_ Pray to Ball_ at the Skylight Theatre. Amir Abdullah’s tersely entertaining examination of Islam, college basketball and friendship [is] undeniably heartfelt and thought-provoking.” —Los Angeles Times

  • “_Pray to Ball_ wins the award for best timing of the season. A lean, mean drama … a breath of fresh air.”—LA Weekly
  • “Skylight Theatre Company’s Pray to Ball saga scores big. A rare, slick visual feast … brave performances and honest portrayals.”—LifeInLA

Description

Running time: Approximately 2 hours, with one intermission.

About the Ticket Supplier: Skylight Theatre Company

SKYLIGHT THEATRE COMPANY (formerly Katselas Theatre Company) is nationally respected for its history of developing artists (writers, actors, musicians, designers, and directors) while helping to create the next generation of theatregoers.

In just the last two years, STC has produced 12 World Premiere productions including INFLUENCE (2010 Los Angeles Drama Critic’s Circle nomination for Best Actor and two LA Weekly nominations for Best Play and Best Production), HERMETICALLY SEALED (2011 Los Angeles Drama Critic’s Circle nomination for Best Actress, an LA Weekly nomination and LA Weekly Award for Best Ensemble and the LA Times list of Top Ten productions for 2011), and MAD WOMAN (2011 Los Angeles Drama Critic’s Circle nomination and LA Weekly Award for Best Solo Performance). Skylight is committed to originating and developing new works that speak to audiences of all ages.