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8 Star Starred
Elephant Space Theatre
6322 Santa Monica Blvd Hollywood, CA 90038
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101 events
57 reviews
56 stars
get there early due to get parking. i was able to park directky across the street. i got there about 1/2 hr. early.
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19 events
6 reviews
0 stars
Eat first. No snacks in the lobby.
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"The Idea Man"
17 ratings
4.9 average rating
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78 events
15 reviews
13 stars
attended Jun 04 2009

Excellent play, well directed, terrific acting.

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69 events
14 reviews
39 stars
attended Jun 19 2009

As all the reviews have said... outstanding show!
My cheeks hurt from laughing so hard.
A lot of traffic that night, and found parking, so I was late.
But, the people at the door were sooooooo accomodating..

Looking forward to their next...continued

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345 events
197 reviews
20 stars
attended Jun 12 2009

Excellent acting group and well written though the second act drifts a little. But the actors are some of the best in any of these productions. Well done.

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The Idea Man takes us into that great gaping gulf between labor and management. In leaps Al, a sharp but underachieving line worker, who drops a suggestion in “the box” on how to improve the machine he’s tied to, which is so brilliant it could revolutionize the industry.  His prize: a one hundred dollar check and a plaque.  The corporate bosses see it as a win-win windfall. But Al’s got other ideas.

This biting commentary on class warfare by playwright Kevin King with award-winning director David Fofi at the helm will take you into the trenches, boardrooms, bedrooms, and barrooms of today’s industrial world where exploitation is a given.