Venue Details

3820 Star Starred
Ahmanson Theatre
at the Music Center 135 North Grand Ave. Los Angeles, CA 90012
213-628-2772 (CTG plays and musicals), 213-972-0711 (Dance at the Music Center events)
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Reviews & Ratings

621 ratings
4.4 average rating
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92 events
80 reviews
68 stars
attended Feb 17 2007

The fact that this production was beyond good should be of no surprise. Kathleen Turner's performance couldn't be better and to use an overused expression "The is the... continued

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10 reviews
2 stars
attended Feb 07 2007

Good cast, great seats, an enjoyable evening! Kathleen Turner carries this sometimes fun and always suprising dark stage show. If you enjoy trying new things you will enjoy this!

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10 reviews
4 stars
attended Feb 18 2007

Heavy emotionally with humor thrown in here and there. Some of it extremely funny. Some extremely sad. One of my all-time favorite plays. Had read it 25 yrs. ago, but this... continued

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Website

http://www.centertheatregroup.org/

Quotes & Highlights

“A pulse-racing masterpiece. As Martha, Kathleen Turner secures her berth as a first-rate, depth probing stage actress in a stunning, gorgeous performance. The brilliant Bill Irwin’s George is boldly conceived and chilling. A great marital wrestling match of a play.” —Ben Brantley, New York Times
“Scorching & exhilarating! Suavely directed by Anthony Page, Edward Albee’s Woolf has a soaring, scarring intensity rare in the theatre.” —Clive Barnes, New York Post
“A giddy, vicious thrill! All performances are so good, they’re   inseparable. One of the most dazzling displays of verbal blood sport ever to stain the American stage.” —Scott Brown, Entertainment Weekly

Description

A savagely funny event in 3 knockout rounds — it doesn’t get any better than this! Following sensational engagements on Broadway and in London, the national tour began January 11 at the Kennedy Center, opening to rave reviews. Next stop: the Ahmanson Theatre in Los Angeles.

  • Starring: Kathleen Turner, Bill Irwin, Kathleen Early and David Furr
  • Written By: Edward Albee
  • Director: Anthony Page
  • Set Design: John Lee Beatty
  • Costume Design: Jane Greenwood
  • Lighting Design: Peter Kaczorowski
  • Sound Designer: Mark Bennett, Michael Creason