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Skirball Cultural Center
2701 N. Sepulveda Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90049
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4.7 / 5 Rated by 9 members
Review from kim mcdaniel
11 events 7 reviews

"Secret Order" was the best dramatic reading I've ever heard & it was my first time attending a live radio show recording, so it was really exciting for me. (I've always loved radio WAY better than TV!) The acting was excellent & it was so cool to...continued

reviewed Jan 17 2008 report as inappropriate
Review from Katherine Thompson
17 events 2 reviews

Excellent script and acting in an intimate setting. Great!

reviewed Jan 17 2008 report as inappropriate
Review from Bob Kirby
19 events 2 reviews

Front row seats!! A powerful story and the actors made it that way. Mr. Segal was suave he did not steal the show but his presence was felt. As for Mr. Schiff it was a treat to watch him ply his craft. I wish I had my students with me. It was a...continued

reviewed Jan 18 2008 report as inappropriate
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Quotes & Highlights

Secret Order is the real thing…This is theatre that makes you think." —
“Taut, twist-filled, and appealingly cynical.” —New York Times


LA Theatre Works presents a live audio performance of Secret Order, starring George Segal and two-time Emmy winner Richard Schiff.  In the high stakes world of cancer research, Dr. William Shumway has just made a stunning breakthrough. But is it really the long-sought cure for cancer? Despite the young scientist’s reservations, a senior mentor pressures him to trumpet his findings to the world. Part medical drama, part suspense-filled thriller, Secret Order turns its microscope on bioethics, money and power.

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