Venue Details

Odyssey Theatre
2055 S. Sepulveda Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90025
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4.4 / 5 Rated by 54 members
Review from Victor B.
Red Velvet 271 events 229 reviews

This is an adaptation of a play from the end of the 19th century. It is a psychological drama that is full of talk without a lot of drama.

reviewed Dec 06 2013 report as inappropriate
Review from jjjj
Red Velvet 59 events 22 reviews

Wonderful! Great acting - beautifully done.

reviewed Oct 20 2013 report as inappropriate
Review from Kenyon Brown
658 events 377 reviews

GO! I'm a huge Strindberg fan, and have seen V. Redgrave in a production of this one in London. This show was just as engrossing, professional, entertaining, thought-provoking. Very glad we caught it.

reviewed Oct 26 2013 report as inappropriate
Review from terry
346 events 185 reviews

The acting was top-notch. This 1888 August Strindberg psychological drama has the feel of an Alfred Hitchcock-type story in it.

reviewed Nov 10 2013 report as inappropriate
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Quotes & Highlights

“Thrilling … A wild ride through a deadly carnival fun house.” -Los Angeles Times
“Pick of the week” —LA Weekly
“A sweet shot of extraordinary theatre that will entertain until the very end with eloquent staging and a great script, bound nicely with the superb acting.” -The Los Angeles Post
“Well written, well presented, and well worth your time.” -Santa Monica Daily Press
“A surgically precise yet emotion-rending study in psychological assassination with a touch of dark humor thrown in.” -Arts in LA
“Superb, a razor-sharp drama highlighted by Jack Stehlin’s devilishly entertaining performance.” -LAist
“It’s fascinating to watch this Svengali-like Gustav perform what he brazenly calls an ‘autopsy on a human soul’ … Trainer’s trio carries out this dark, neo-Darwinian comedy with effortless efficiency.” -Stage and Cinema

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