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32 Star Starred
Open Fist Theatre
Between N. El Centro and Vine 6209 Santa Monica Blvd. Hollywood, CA 90038
323-882-6912
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4.3 / 5 Rated by 10 members
Review from Words Of La
8 events 2 reviews

A fairly flawless cast spins a cautionary tale about keeping secrets in a marriage. While we were nervous that the hospital bed would capsize at any moment (might want to tighten those screws), the story never did. Just enough humor and the right...continued

reviewed May 12 2011 report as inappropriate
Review from Paul Elliott
37 events 20 reviews

enjoyable evening, excellent cast, but problematic story...

reviewed May 12 2011 report as inappropriate
Review from Sasha Berman
7 events 1 review

Funny and moving, with strong cast and very well written dialogue. Highly recommend this play to others.

reviewed May 19 2011 report as inappropriate
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Writer Monica Trasandes is a founding member of Playwrights 6.

Description

Playwrights 6 and Open fist theatre Company are proud to present the world premiere of_ Fernando Richardson’s Treacherous Brain_, which is about a man who, after having brain surgery, begins to passionately proclaim his love for a woman who is not the wife he adores.

The play, written by Monica Trasandes and directed by Andre Barron, asks the question: If your brain allowed you to express, without filters, all of your thoughts and desires, what secrets would be revealed, even to you? In a humorous way, it also touches on the longing faced by immigrants, on upper-middle class guilt, and on the particular experiences of couples from different cultures.

The cast includes Roberto Montesinos, Amy Chaffee, Paula Fins, Lyn Michele Ross, Mark Slater and Karla Zamudio.

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