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30 Star Starred
Skylight Theatre
just south of Franklin Ave 1816 1/2 N. Vermont Los Angeles, CA 90027
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18 reviews
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We found parking behind the theatre. It was $5. Very easy in and out. I would recommend parking there.
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"Pray to Ball"
13 ratings
4.5 average rating
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177 reviews
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attended May 17 2014

Extremely entertaining from the beginning to the end. Touches on a number of social issues with a sensitive and graceful approach. Excellent actors delivering a well-written script.

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attended May 18 2014

Interesting exploration of religion, relationships and ambition presented with a lot of humor and pathos. Wonderfully conceived staging and terrific performances by the two lead men.

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1 review
3 stars
attended May 17 2014

Brilliant and thought provoking - fantastic acting and an amazingly well written script!

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Quotes & Highlights

“Highly promising talent bounces through_ Pray to Ball_ at the Skylight Theatre. Amir Abdullah’s tersely entertaining examination of Islam, college basketball and friendship [is] undeniably heartfelt and thought-provoking.” —Los Angeles Times

  • “_Pray to Ball_ wins the award for best timing of the season. A lean, mean drama … a breath of fresh air.”—LA Weekly
  • “Skylight Theatre Company’s Pray to Ball saga scores big. A rare, slick visual feast … brave performances and honest portrayals.”—LifeInLA


Running time: Approximately 2 hours, with one intermission.

About the Ticket Supplier: Skylight Theatre Company

SKYLIGHT THEATRE COMPANY is LA’s intimate theatre with the most 2014 Ovation Awards! Nationally respected for its history of developing exhilarating new plays, DRAMATIST MAGAZINE calls Skylight a “POWERHOUSE”. In 2013, three of the 10 plays on LA Weekly’s annual list of top plays were from Skylight and works developed by Skylight have gone on to play Chicago, New York, Edinburgh, Paris, and local venues. The company has four intimate theaters in two different locations (East Hollywood and Beverly Hills), and offers a wide-variety of World and LA Premiere Plays with the aim of creating a theatrical experience that not only entertains, but leaves you with something to talk about.