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Just a word of warning- avoid parking at the Target parking lot. Save yourself a lot of hassle and pay the $7.00 to park in the Geffen parking lot. I parked at the Target lot to save $2.00. Ugh! They have Gestapo parking lot attendents.
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Go to the W hotel and have appetizers by the pool, then it's only a few blocks to walk to the Geffen theatre
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40 events
8 reviews
6 stars
attended Feb 05 2008

Definitely worth seeing. All seats are excellent. Small, intimate theater. Some Girls is witty and well-written. The four women play four distinctive characters extremely well. The lead gentleman did a fine job; however his performance was a bit...continued

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2 reviews
2 stars
attended Feb 02 2008

We loved the play! The actors were wonderful and the seats.......well.....FABULOUS! Thank you!!

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14 reviews
8 stars
attended Feb 02 2008

The theatre was perfectly-sized (smaller than the regular Geffen), so all seats are great, and the acting was first-rate. Of course, if I were "making amends" to all my old flames prior to getting married, I'm not sure that I would ask them to...continued

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Website

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Description

Written By Neil LaBute

Directed By Neil LaBute

Seattle. Chicago. Boston. Los Angeles. Not battlegrounds that you may recognize from history but watch the painful laughter flow when a writer returns to the scene of four crimes of the heart. Before getting married, ‘Guy’ decides to make amends with some girls he left behind. Or does he?

Some Girl(s) is a searing, funny portrait of the artist as a young cad.

About Neil LaBute

Neil LaBute studied theater at Brigham Young University (BYU) where he joined the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. At BYU, he produced a number of plays that pushed the envelope of what was allowable at the strait-laced Latter-day Saint university, some of which were immediately shut down after their premieres. LaBute also did graduate work at the University of Kansas, New York University, and the Royal Academy of London.

In 1993, he returned to BYU to premier his play In the Company of Men, for which he received an award from the Association for Mormon Letters. The film version eventually won the Filmmakers Trophy at the Sundance Film Festival, major awards or nominations at the Deauville Film Festival, the Independent Spirit Awards, the Thessaloniki Film Festival, as well as from the Society of Texas Film Critics Awards and the New York Film Critics Circle.

His next film, Your Friends & Neighbors (1998), with an ensemble cast including Eckhart and Ben Stiller, was a shockingly honest portrayal of the sex lives of three suburban couples who were friends. In 2000, he wrote and directed an off-Broadway play entitled Bash: Latter-Day Plays, a set of three short plays depicting essentially good people (who happen to be Latter-day Saints) doing disturbing and violent things.

LaBute’s 2002 play, The Mercy Seat, was one of the first major theatrical responses to the September 11, 2001 attacks. Starring Liev Schreiber and Sigourney Weaver, the play was a considerable commercial and critical success, in large part because of its willingness to confront the myths that many New Yorkers had constructed in order to console themselves after the attacks.