Venue Details

361 Star Starred
Kirk Douglas Theatre
W. Washington Blvd. at Duquesne Ave. 9820 Washington Blvd. Culver City, CA 90232
213-628-2772
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4 events
1 review
1 stars
Ease of,parking and dining. We had dinner at Akasha(parked in bldg in the back) and after dinner walked to the Douglas Theatre. Does not get easier. I hope this show has a life ahead of this,opening
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40 events
25 reviews
56 stars
Parking is across the street under the City Hall bldg., although we parked on the street.
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Reviews & Ratings

"The Wake"
23 ratings
4.0 average rating
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71 events
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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JP Nichols Red Velvet
95 events
3 reviews
36 stars
attended Apr 10 2010

This is an excellent piece of theatre well worth seeing. The ensemble was fantastic and superbly acted. If you want an engaging night at the theatre, go see this play.

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Indigo Girl
52 events
19 reviews
5 stars
attended Apr 10 2010

Overall, the play was entertaining. For me, the play lost its way, particularly because there was no intersection of the two dominant themes: love and politics. Still, the dialogue was smart and, for the most part, the acting was solid.

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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* *

Description

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.