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The Lounge Theatres
On the corner of Santa Monica and El Centro 6201 Santa Monica Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90038
323-469-9988
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4.9 / 5 Rated by 15 members
Review from Goldstar Member
1 event 1 review

Blank is a very moving story and well acted. The way Brian plays different characters and seamlessly switches between them is amazing. Equally exceptional, is the way he transitions to different settings and times in his life, taking the...continued

reviewed May 02 2010 report as inappropriate
Review from Brian
5 events 4 reviews

I went in knowing nothing and I just allowed myself to be taken in by the acting and by the unfolding of the story. As it became more evident what the story was, the play got stronger and stronger and the audience fully went with it. By the...continued

reviewed Apr 23 2010 report as inappropriate
Review from Andrea Szeredy
Red Velvet 261 events 194 reviews

Truly "story telling" at it's finest - so much talent displayed from one incredible actor. I don't think anyone else could come close to this play, in it's entire finest 70 minutes one could witness.

reviewed Jun 06 2010 report as inappropriate
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“In director McKerrin Kelly’s brisk, passionate production, Stanton’s writing is simultaneously dramatic and erudite, elegantly juxtaposing the philosophy of Plato and Buddha along with his own not-to-be-disparaged poetic turn of a phrase — and he demonstrates a flair for creating unexpected images out of the most minimalist concepts…. Stanton’s skill in balancing a profoundly personal tale with classic underpinnings ultimately hints at the evocative idea that all our lives are full of events and incidents that touch on the mythic and the timeless.” —LA Weekly

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Blank is a world-premiere play, written by and starring Brian Stanton, co-founder of the Lone Star Ensemble. Blank is the heartwarming and humorous story of Stanton’s courageous and difficult journey to connect with his birth mother on the urging of his adoptive mother. Stanton intends the play to promote discussion and awareness of adoptee issues.

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