Venue Details

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Geffen Playhouse - Gil Cates Theater
10886 Le Conte Avenue Los Angeles, CA 90024
310-208-5454
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Missy Y Red Velvet
82 events
32 reviews
260 stars
Park at the nearby Trader Joe's. The theater validates (get the validation in the lobby at the desk). I can't recall how much the parking it is but it is much cheaper than any other lot!
Big Sky
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96 events
17 reviews
17 stars
Parking is available at 2 hour meters across the street or nearby. No fee after 8pm. There's also a $7 lot right by the theatre if you prefer.
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Reviews & Ratings

"Joan Rivers: A Work in Progress by a Life in Progress"
515 ratings
4.5 average rating
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4 reviews
0 stars
attended Feb 10 2008

I love the Geffen because it doesn't matter where your seats are - and we purchased the lowest price offered. No matter - could still see and hear perfectly this fast paced very very funny show. The only time we couldn't hear well was when the...continued

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m Rose
2 events
1 review
1 stars
attended Feb 06 2008

A wonderful show that you shouldn't miss this legend performer. She captured the audience with her pathos and comedy. Better sound reproduction needed for those of us in the mezzanine--her comedy lines fell off after jokes and laughter from the...continued

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Tracey Red Velvet
248 events
104 reviews
313 stars
attended Apr 06 2008

Never in a million years did I think Joan Rivers would make ME blush. ME?!?!?! She was bawdy and entertaining -- I loved it!

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Description

As playwright and star, Joan Rivers brings the world premiere of her four-character autobiographical play, Joan Rivers: A Work in Progress by a Life in Progress, to the Geffen Playhouse. Set immediately before Hollywood’s biggest award preshow, Rivers uses her interactions with the other characters as well as her dressing room (B, not A), her cheese plate (puny, not plentiful) and her producer (the bigwig’s brother-in-law, not the bigwig), as impetus for an introspective look at aging, going through life’s ups and downs and being a woman in Hollywood. Don’t miss the incredible opportunity to see this groundbreaking Emmy Award-winning talk show host, Tony Award-nominated actress and legendary comic icon up close and personal.

Starring Joan Rivers, with Tara Joyce, Emily Kosloski and Adam Kulbersh

Directed by Bart DeLorenzo