Venue Details

40 Star Starred
Santa Monica Playhouse
1211 4th Street Santa Monica, CA 90401
310-394-9779
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Park in the lot on Wilshire and 4th!
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Reviews & Ratings

5 ratings
3.2 average rating
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1 review
1 stars
attended Jan 30 2010

It was marginally funny throughout, but with no intensely funny moments, at least for me. Was mostly clean, but a bit boring.

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78 reviews
25 stars
attended Jan 30 2010

Murray Myers show was very good, not great. It was an entertaining hour, but some part of the show were a little boring for me.

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2 reviews
3 stars
attended Jan 30 2010

It’s Criminal, The Comedy! Indeed it was, No it wasn’t!!! Billed as “Criminal Defense Attorney Murray Meyer’s idiosyncratic travelogue through the criminal justice... continued

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Website

http://santamonicaplayhouse.com/

Quotes & Highlights

“More lawyers should do one-person shows.” —LA Weekly
Visit Murray Meyer’s web site for more information and Murray’s blog.

Description

Written and performed by Murray Meyer. "This is my take on the daily menu of mishegas (craziness) I encounter in my job,” says Meyer, who has more than twenty years experience as a criminal lawyer. Meyer developed his material at the Un-Cab Lab comedy workshop run by Un-Cabaret creators Beth Lapides and Greg Miller.

Directed by Laurel Ollstein. Ollstein has been involved for over twenty-five years in new play development as an actress, writer, director and teacher. She was a member of the award winning Actor’s Gang for over ten years, and is currently a member of About Productions and also the Literary Manager for Ensemble Studio Theatre Los Angeles. She wrote the book for the musical OPA! which premiered in 2008 at the Midtown theatre festival in New York, where it received fourteen award nominations. It will be performed at the Queens theatre in September 2009. Directing credits include: Showing Our Age written by Laurel Ollstein, at Inside The Ford for About Productions; Children’s Hour__ __written by Lillian Hellman, for Loyola Marymount University; 365 plays by Susan Lori Parks, for Playwright’s Arena;* *and __Walking Back to Brooklyn __by Murray Meyer, at the San Francisco Fringe, Seattle Fringe, and Toronto Fringe.