Venue Details

369 Star Starred
Kirk Douglas Theatre
W. Washington Blvd. at Duquesne Ave. 9820 Washington Blvd. Culver City, CA 90232
213-628-2772
Venue website Get directions

Reviews & Ratings

"Venice"
8 ratings
4.5 average rating
  • 6
    5
  • 1
    4
  • 0
    3
  • 1
    2
  • 0
    1
12 events
9 reviews
0 stars
attended Apr 15 2009

Being a young man in today's society, I'm always interested in artists speaking the language of the times. I thought Eric and Matt did a great job of re-telling the "Othello" story. I am a big fan of Hip Hop, and was really impressed with their...continued

star this review starred report as inappropriate
26 events
5 reviews
4 stars
attended Apr 15 2009

It was a workshop, and the story needs to be tightened to flow better in places, but this is gonna be a great show. The music is really engaging, and the narrator/jester was simply awesome. I can't wait to see how it develops and want to go back...continued

star this review starred report as inappropriate
10 events
1 review
6 stars
attended Apr 16 2009

They did mention that this musical was still in the works. I gave it a chance. Its a good start. But I left during intermission. Still needs work.

star this review starred report as inappropriate
View All 7 Reviews
More Information

Quotes & Highlights

“Matt Sax is a  prodigiously powerful writer…vulnerable, hip, smart and compelling.  This  is someone who understands the interconnectivity of language.” —Chicago Tribune
“The ace in the hole is  Sax, so assured as both writer and performer that he redefines charisma for a  hip new age.”_ —Variety_

Description

Matt Sax and Eric Rosen, the team behind the hit show Clay, are back at the Douglas with their new show Venice, a hip-hop musical about betrayal and politics. This workshop production, loosely based on Shakespeare’s Othello, promises to be a high voltage musical experience.

Directed by Rosen, Venice is a hip-hop musical about betrayal and politics in a post-Apocalyptic world and is loosely based on Shakespeare’s Othello.

Post-show discussions will be held after each workshop presentation of Venice.

<em>The Wholehearted</em> Descanso Gardens: Enchanted Forest of Light <em>CHILL</em> <em>L.A. Zoo Lights</em> American Ballet Theatre's <em>The Nutcracker</em> <em>Amélie, A New Musical</em> Knott's Merry Farm <em>Disney On Ice presents Worlds of Enchantment</em> Long Beach Ballet: <em>The Nutcracker</em> <em>The Hot Chocolate Nutcracker</em> <em>A Cinderella Christmas</em>