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Kirk Douglas Theatre
W. Washington Blvd. at Duquesne Ave. 9820 Washington Blvd. Culver City, CA 90232
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49 reviews
43 stars
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"The Wake"
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4.0 average rating
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23 reviews
22 stars
attended Apr 18 2010

After the curtain falls, and the play is over, and you're out on the street afterward, it rare when the play is still going on, IN YOUR HEAD. The issues and polemics of this play are fascinating - it needs some trimming to the first act, but...continued

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131 reviews
35 stars
attended Apr 09 2010

Too long. Needed trimming. Excellent acting

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10 reviews
6 stars
attended Apr 15 2010

Best new play in a long time, in spite of its flaws. Aside from one overacted (and poorly written character), an excellent cast and production.

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Quotes & Highlights

“Refreshing… A kind of lesbian fantasia on national themes… brought to life in all its multifaceted hues by the marvelous Heidi Schreck.” —Los Angeles Times
“A major American work for our time… It’s damn good playwriting… A superb ensemble… Leigh Silverman expertly manages a wealth of  detail.” —Variety
“The cast is excellent under Leigh Silverman’s astute direction, with Heidi Schreck giving a many-layered performance.” —The Hollywood Reporter* *


In her Tony Award-nominated 2006 Broadway debut,_ Well, _Lisa  Kron turned the mother-daughter dynamic on its ear by giving her mother equal time on stage to challenge her accounts. Obie Award-winners Lisa Kron and Leigh Silverman reunite for a searing show which navigates the ever-shifting landscapes of home, heart and country.