Venue Details

39 Star Starred
Bootleg Theater
2220 Beverly Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90057
213-389-3856
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amaryllis
Street parking is usually easy.
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Don't be fooled by parking in the lot that says bootleg parking. It's $5. Park on the street for free if you find a spot.
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Reviews & Ratings

75 ratings
4.8 average rating
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amaryllis Red Velvet
80 events
60 reviews
44 stars
attended Jul 22 2011

A moving and inspiring production. At times heart wrenching, at times hilarious. I was truly impressed and grateful that I saw it. The role of Michelle's mother was performed BRILLIANTLY; her father also -- to the point where I felt for him...continued

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101 events
39 reviews
9 stars
attended Jul 09 2011

Remarkable and committed performances from each cast member here, especially from the leads and from the truly wonderful Darryl Stephens in a supporting role.

The production is a triumph of skill and conviction - the play itself is...continued

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32 events
10 reviews
3 stars
attended Jun 18 2011

Thought provoking, timely and moving. The actors played their characters to the note, taking us for an emotional and thought provoking ride. Simply staged yet very effective. This is a must see for everyone as we deal with lives exclusivity...continued

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Website

http://www.bootlegtheater.org

Description

Written by Gary Lennon

Directed by Jim Fall

Gary Lennon’s other plays include Blackout, Dates and Nuts, and .45, which opened in the winter of 2010 at London’s Hampstead Theater, directed by Wilson Milam. Lennon adapted Blackout into a screenplay called Drunks, and the film (his first feature) starred Faye Dunaway, Diane Wiest, Amanda Plummer and Parker Posey. Lennon has also written and produced extensively for television, including on shows such as Justified, The Unusuals, The Shield and The Black Donnellys.  

Jim Fall is perhaps best known as the director of the feature film Trick, starring Tori Spelling, Christian Campbell and J.P. Pitoc. He also directed The Lizzie McGuire Movie for Walt Disney Pictures, among others. On television, Jim directed several episodes of So NoTORIous for VH1, Grosse Pointe (produced by Darren Star), and the A&E feature Wedding Wars, starring John Stamos and James Brolin. He is currently in development on a feature he has written titled Dorothy on the Rocks, which is based on the novel by Barbara Suter.  

The Bootleg Theater is a 1930s warehouse and a home for Los Angeles artists who work in theater, music, dance and film. Bootleg provides artistic support and production resources to help these artists create original and daring interdisciplinary work. Combining art forms creates work that is surprising, unexpected, exciting, and reflective of life in Los Angeles, a city where the boundaries are elastic, and not bound by tradition. Bootleg offers Los Angeles a celebration of itself.