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Sacred Fools Theater
at Melrose Ave 660 N. Heliotrope Los Angeles, CA 90004
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12 reviews
11 stars
Look for The Faculty right around the corner and enjoy a great sandwich and beer before/after the show.
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You can park for free after 8pm on Saturdays on Melrose.
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"Stoneface: The Rise and Fall and Rise of Buster Keaton"
43 ratings
4.6 average rating
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21 reviews
13 stars
attended Aug 21 2012

I am so glad I got to see this gem! I wish I had gone earlier in the run,
because I'd love to see it again. And maybe again. The sheer comic timing and (seemingly) effortless physicality in this piece is delightful,
and the inventiveness of...continued

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113 reviews
67 stars
attended Aug 25 2012

Excellent cast and first rate production. The script needs some honing....

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34 reviews
11 stars
attended Aug 25 2012

Superb performances from Stewart and the entire cast. Direction is inventive with comic bits beautifully timed and wonderful integration of live action and video elements. The script, however, could use some work. The disjointed chronology...continued

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Quotes & Highlights

“I was entertained and impressed by Stoneface and wish it a long life.” —Leonard Maltin#
“The most exciting new play to emerge from this theater since Louis & Keely, and one of the best new works of the city’s theatrical season so far.” —LA Weekly
O! Ovation Recommended
“The intensely theatrical joys of Stoneface begin early … and continue through one clever scene after another.” —Back Stage


Stoneface stars French Stewart as the Buster Keaton we never knew: over-the-hill, alcoholic, and struggling to regain the magic that once made him one of the greatest stars of Hollywood. This tale of redemption mingles past and present, reality and fantasy, as Keaton tries to make peace with perhaps his greatest adversary: himself.