Venue Details

47 Star Starred
Skylight Theatre
just south of Franklin Ave 1816 1/2 N. Vermont Los Angeles, CA 90027
213-761-7061
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64 reviews
17 stars
Los Feliz is low key hipster neighborhood, & even these 2 baby boomers enjoyed it a lot. Save some time before/after for a bite, the book store, window shopping in a lovely, fun area of LA.
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64 reviews
17 stars
Light snacks/drinks available @ the theatre, but lots of places to eat very close by. Thai Town walking distance as well.
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Reviews & Ratings

"Pray to Ball"
13 ratings
4.5 average rating
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185 reviews
-14 stars
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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5 reviews
0 stars
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

Description

Running time: Approximately 2 hours, with one intermission.