Venue Details

56 Star Starred
Whitefire Theatre
13500 Ventura Blvd. Sherman Oaks, CA 91423
818-990-2324
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Member Tips

Goldstar Member
Pay for the Valet. Otherwise parking is difficult
info Mar 21 2011 star this tip starred
Susan
Parked on side street
info Mar 28 2011 star this tip starred
Susan
Not much of selection, but enough to choose from
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Goldstar Member
Allow yourself plenty of time to find parking
info Apr 25 2011 star this tip starred
Goldstar Member
A little pricier than other small theatres, but money collected was considered a donation
info Apr 25 2011 star this tip starred
Goldstar Member
Parked on the street; just a block from the theatre
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Reviews & Ratings

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4.7 average rating
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45 reviews
9 stars
attended Jun 17 2011

Great acting, wow! Definitely an interesting story of ethics and morals. You felt torn between what the truth really was and then you ask yourself "what would I have done... continued

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41 reviews
96 stars
attended Feb 18 2011

This is a very interesting drama, very well written and well acted by all the actors. There's believable dramatic tension between several of the characters that... continued

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More Information

Website

http://www.whitefiretheatre.com/Whitefire.html

Quotes & Highlights

Based in part on the shooting of Amadou Diallo in the Bronx in 1999.

Description

Laura Coker in association with the Whitefire Theatre presents the world premiere of Firehouse by award-winning playwright, Pedro Antonio Garcia, directed by Bryan Rasmussen, consulting producer Robert “Bobby” Moresco (co-writer of Crash).

Based on true events, this life and death story of the moral choices of firemen explodes when a young girl dies and the firehouse is blamed. 

Firehouse is a re-examination of the Amadou Diallo issue set inside a South Bronx firehouse. A probationary, rookie fireman responds to a fire rescuing a veteran firefighter, in lieu of a 12 year-old girl, who dies as a result. The community is outraged; mass demonstrations ensue. The rookie fireman, a former cop who had previously been tried and acquitted – along with three other cops - for the murder of an unarmed Puerto Rican, claims to have not seen the young girl. 

Is the rookie fireman telling the truth, or is this a case of a cover-up involving race? 

Cast: Kamar de los Reyes, Gerald Downey, Jossara Jinaro, Ed Morrone, Elvis Nolasco, Bryan Rasmussen, and Jon Southwell

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