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Geffen Playhouse - Gil Cates Theater
10886 Le Conte Avenue Los Angeles, CA 90024
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54 events
22 reviews
40 stars
There is no intermission. Plan ahead.
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Nancy Belling Boyarsky Red Velvet
44 events
8 reviews
6 stars
Parking: The free parking at the Westwood public structure (paid for by the Geffen) is a real hassle when everyone leaves at once. We pay $5.50 for a lot a block away from the theater and are home in bed by the time the last person straggles out of that slow garage line.
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Reviews & Ratings

"Red Hot Patriot: The Kick-Ass Wit of Molly Ivins"
262 ratings
4.2 average rating
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S. Craig Red Velvet
320 events
137 reviews
37 stars
attended Jan 13 2012

Although our seats were to the far right of the stage, the sight lines at the Geffen are just fine, so we had a great view of the stage and Kathleen Turner.

I have long been an admirer of both Molly Ivans as a Political Observer and...

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34 events
9 reviews
1 stars
attended Jan 20 2012

Kathleen Turner was well cast in this play. She delivered her lines with her trademark sass and humor. It was great seeing her on the stage. A word to the wise, if you are seated in the rear of the theater get hearing assisted devices before...continued

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5 events
1 review
3 stars
attended Jan 19 2012

A progressive relocated Texan, I loved Molly Ivins wit and political spin and looked forward to seeing Kathleen Turner in this production. While casting Turner held the potential for an over-the-top rendering of Ivins' over-the-top persona, I...continued

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Quotes & Highlights

“See this play!” —_Politics Daily  _


Written by Margaret Engel & Allison Engel

Directed by David Esbjornson

Featuring Kathleen Turner & Matthew Van Oss

The run time for Red Hot Patriot is estimated at 75 minutes with no intermission. This performance includes cigarette smoking.