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27 Star Starred
Lounge Theatre
On the corner of Santa Monica and El Centro 6201 Santa Monica Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90038
323-469-9988
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94 reviews
42 stars
attended Sep 18 2009

Acting was superb!! The female parts were very strong, and done well. Loved Luna/Sam and her drunken ramblings. In comparison, the male actor paled, although he was very accomplished as well. In the first scene he was hard to hear, but that...continued

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attended Sep 26 2009

The acting was good, but the play just didn't really engage me. Great set, and use of the space.

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attended Oct 09 2009

This is a great show. The writing is undeniably sharp and funny, and the acting is spot-on. I particularly enjoyed the male lead, Michael Rubenstone. He plays a complicated character -- a self-involved artist/poet type who also happens to work...continued

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Website

http://www.plays411.com/something-nothing

Quotes & Highlights

“Smart…fine acting…Edlow’s dialogue bounces between razor-sharp and languid, creating a weird uneasiness…a female response to LaBute.” —LA Weekly, Go!

Description

Theatre Planners presents The Something-Nothing, a hyper romantic comedy by Fielding Edlow, creator of the “Best of NYC Fringe” award-winning Coke-Free J.A.P. Directing is Kiff Scholl. Racquel Lehrman is producing.

Set in the West Village, Edlow’s free-wheeling stagework wallows in the machinations of three lost 27 year-old narcissists who are enmeshed in a web of e-mails, poetic diatribes and gallons of Jim Beam. The audience is plunged into an unrequited love triangle between a drunken lesbian stage manager, Mr. Sensitive ponytail man and a raging people pleaser. The production stars Robyn Cohen, Annika Marks, and Michael Rubenstone.

Fielding Edlow, a native New Yorker, has had her plays produced/workshopped in New York and Los Angeles with Naked Angels, NY Stage & Film, PSNBC, Dixon Place, The Culture Project, NY Fringe Festival and Home for Contemporary Arts. Her full-length play, The Something-Nothing was recently workshopped at the Lounge Theatre with the Mineral Theatre Co. Her newest play, Admissions, was workshopped at NY Stage & Film with John Pankow. Her one-woman show, Coke-Free J.A.P., premiered at the 2001 NYC Fringe Festival and received the “Best of Fringe award” from Backstage. Its subsequent West Coast premiere, directed by Craig Carlisle, enjoyed a four-month, sold-out run at the McCadden Place Theatre.