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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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"Love and Other Allergies"
9 ratings
4.0 average rating
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12 events
7 reviews
4 stars
attended Nov 12 2010

Great piece. Or Pieces for that matter. 5 shorts put together in a thought provoking collaboration. The writing was great. The acting was superb. Definitely recommend it.

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13 reviews
3 stars
attended Nov 19 2010

The acting was fine. The writing was not.

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5 reviews
0 stars
attended Nov 20 2010

Wonderful, funny, great actors. Bad neighborhood but no issues. Street parking. Very surprising I liked it so much and Mel Brooks was there.

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5 short plays by Michelle Kholos Brooks

Directed by Avner Garbi, Robert Stephen Ryan, Steve Oreste, D. Ewing Woodruff

Produced by Katharine Phillips Moser and Steve Oreste

The five short plays:



Allergy Shot


Allergic to Walnuts_

Love and Other Allergies is a collection of five short plays by Michelle Kholos Brooks.

Brooks’ theatre credits include the off-Broadway production of Two Parents, Two Weddings, Two Years at the Wings Theatre (2004), which later had its West Coast premiere at the Hollywood Court Theater (2006); and See How We Are, a collection of short plays at the Hollywood Court Theater (2007). Brooks is a former writer and producer for public radio programs such as “Marketplace” and “The Savvy Traveler.” She recently received her MFA in fiction from Otis College of Art and Design. She lives in Venice with her husband, the best-selling author Max Brooks and their son.

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