Venue Details

41 Star Starred
The Lounge Theatres
On the corner of Santa Monica and El Centro 6201 Santa Monica Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90038
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"Bad Seed"
81 ratings
4.3 average rating
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5 events
4 reviews
17 stars
attended Jul 19 2007

A great show! Absolutely hilarious, with wonderful performances from the entire cast. MELISSA PETERMAN performed the night I attended (she alternates with MO COLLINS) and she completely stole the show with her hysterical, brilliantly timed, and...continued

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5 events
4 reviews
8 stars
attended Jul 26 2007

This play is THE MOST RIOTOUS stage production I have seen. Danny Schmitz KILLS (oh yes) as Rhoda, and Mo Collins as Mr. & Mrs. Daigle is off the hook! We'll go again; I'm buying more tickets right now!

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41 events
7 reviews
6 stars
attended Jul 19 2007

the equiviliant of seeing a b-movie live and right before your very eyes! the jokes were funny and off color, and one could easily tell that the actors were having a blast being as outragious as possible. this play could have had more of a budget,...continued

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Quotes & Highlights

“Hilarious camp revival.” —LA Times, Critic’s Choice
“The entire cast finds moments of uproarious humor.” —LA Weekly
“Campy and supremely silly.”_ -Frontiers_
“Within five minutes of the play’s opening I was giggling, by the show’s end, my sides hurt.” _-The Gay and Lesbian Times_
“Turns Maxwell Anderson’s downbeat play into comic madness.” —The Hollywood Independent


Buzzworks Theater Company announces the return of their riotous 1997 remake of Bad Seed, by Maxwell Anderson, a chilling horror story of an eight-year-old murderess who was born without pity. First opening on Broadway in 1954 and banned by the Legion of Decency because of homosexual references and questionable Freudian theories, Bad Seed asks the shocking question, “Could murder be an inherited trait?”