Venue Details

259 Star Starred
Hudson Mainstage Theatre
6539 Santa Monica Blvd. Hollywood, CA 90038
323-856-4249
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"Crumbs from the Table of Joy"
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72 reviews
54 stars
attended Jun 18 2011

This was my 3rd Lynn Nottage Play in 2 months (Ruined, Introducing Vera Stark) and the first by a small local/regional theatre. I am beginning to see her style and tone - how she used characters to "talk" to the audience; her use of irony as a...continued

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1 review
0 stars
attended Jun 24 2011

Very solid+committed cast. Beautiful writing. Thought provoking with the perfect amount of light moments. Great set as well.

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Description

The battle for the heart and mind of 17-year-old Ernestine is waged in a living room in Brooklyn in 1950. The contestants include the lively and glamorous Aunt Lily, Ernestine’s God-fearing father and a mysterious German refugee. As is Ernestine, the country is on the brink of transition. This coming of age tale evokes the poetry of change.

The cast features Mylika Davis, Lara Hughes, Kenyetta Lethridge, Rickie Peete and Marie-Francoise Theodore.  

Descanso Gardens: Enchanted Forest of Light <em>CHILL</em> <em>L.A. Zoo Lights</em> American Ballet Theatre's <em>The Nutcracker</em> Rodgers & Hammerstein's <em>The King and I</em> Knott's Merry Farm Long Beach Ballet: <em>The Nutcracker</em> <em>The Hot Chocolate Nutcracker</em> <em>Cirque Musica Holiday Spectacular</em> <em>Merrily We Roll Along</em>