Venue Details

70 Star Starred
Theatre/Theater
at Orange Ave 5041 West Pico Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90019
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Member Tips

Lisa Robert
Casual
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Lisa Robert
Easy parking
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George C.
Casual is fine
info Apr 05 2011 star this tip starred
George C.
Lots of nice beer and wine for a donation
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George C.
Free parking on the street
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George C.
Great little theatre company; nice people!
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Reviews & Ratings

93 ratings
4.7 average rating
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52 events
29 reviews
12 stars
attended Apr 01 2011

Strong performances by all 4 actors. Jon Bernthal excellent as a New Joy-zey type mook. Nice comedic moments that had strong laughter from all in the audience - unusual... continued

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51 events
28 reviews
32 stars
attended Apr 02 2011

Good story with some interesting plots twists and timely subject matter. Top notch performances by all four actors. I love the intimacy of the theater.

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Jonathan Red Velvet
52 events
22 reviews
19 stars
attended May 07 2011

Acting was excellent, and the actors were well-cast. The play itself contained a nice surprise and was well-plotted, if a bit implausible under closer inspection.

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Website

http://roguemachinetheatre.com/wordpress/show-info/small-engine-...

Quotes & Highlights

“John Pollono’s one-act play packs a powerful punch…grip(s) the viewer with a storyline that is both shocking and sobering” —LA Weekly
Small Engine Repair is so exceptionally engrossing, entertaining, funny, and true-to-life that it is easy to forget that you are watching a play.…Under the impeccable direction of Andrew Block, Small Engine Repair brims with well-rounded, natural intuitiveness and discerning production choices, while Pollono’s script has a unique theatrical voice saturated with refreshing authenticity.”  —LAist
Ovation Recommended

Description

Welcome to Frank’s Small Engine Repair Shop: Manch-Vegas, New Hampshire, where men behave badly and deep secrets are revealed. It’s a gritty, candid and darkly comic thriller exploring loyalty, alienation and social networking. It’s an alcohol-soaked, bro-mantic thriller.