Venue Details

Skylight Theatre
just south of Franklin Ave 1816 1/2 N. Vermont Los Angeles, CA 90027
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4.5 / 5 Rated by 13 members
Review from UVnLA
Red Velvet 132 events 51 reviews

First, the positives, which are very positive indeed: the cast, the set, the direction, the energy. Some snappy and funny dialog which we really enjoyed. The ball-handling ain't half bad either :-). Acting is excellent, especially by the play's...continued

reviewed May 24 2014 report as inappropriate
Review from Dan Frischman
38 events 10 reviews

Solid show with excellent acting and writing — the kind of thing we need more of!

reviewed Jun 29 2014 report as inappropriate
Review from dana_what
19 events 6 reviews

I can't recommend this show highly enough. It was fresh, fun, compelling, smart, and featured a very talented group of performers. The only moment of disappointment was when the show ended; not because it was unsatisfying, but because I swear I...continued

reviewed May 09 2014 report as inappropriate
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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.

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