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99 Star Starred
Sacred Fools Theater
Now Located on Theater Row 1076 Lillian Way Los Angeles, CA 90038
310-281-8337
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4 events
1 review
2 stars
93 events
83 reviews
215 stars
Remain alert. Tents and some of the parked cars were indications that some of the city's more desperate have taken up residence nearby since the last time I visited this Lillian Way venue.
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"Stoneface: The Rise and Fall and Rise of Buster Keaton"
43 ratings
4.6 average rating
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45 events
22 reviews
13 stars
attended Aug 21 2012

I am so glad I got to see this gem! I wish I had gone earlier in the run,
because I'd love to see it again. And maybe again. The sheer comic timing and (seemingly) effortless physicality in this piece is delightful,
and the inventiveness of...continued

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119 reviews
70 stars
attended Aug 25 2012

Excellent cast and first rate production. The script needs some honing....

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34 reviews
12 stars
attended Aug 25 2012

Superb performances from Stewart and the entire cast. Direction is inventive with comic bits beautifully timed and wonderful integration of live action and video elements. The script, however, could use some work. The disjointed chronology...continued

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Quotes & Highlights

“I was entertained and impressed by Stoneface and wish it a long life.” —Leonard Maltin#
“The most exciting new play to emerge from this theater since Louis & Keely, and one of the best new works of the city’s theatrical season so far.” —LA Weekly
O! Ovation Recommended
“The intensely theatrical joys of Stoneface begin early … and continue through one clever scene after another.” —Back Stage

Description

Stoneface stars French Stewart as the Buster Keaton we never knew: over-the-hill, alcoholic, and struggling to regain the magic that once made him one of the greatest stars of Hollywood. This tale of redemption mingles past and present, reality and fantasy, as Keaton tries to make peace with perhaps his greatest adversary: himself.