Venue Details

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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.
These Paper Bullets!
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Reviews & Ratings

"Superior Donuts"
151 ratings
4.3 average rating
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66 events
25 reviews
25 stars
attended Jun 05 2011

First Rate. All aspects of the production were excellent. The play has been referred in the press as a "lighter" play (as compared to "August: Osage County") and as a comedy, and although there are certainly lots of laughs, I perceived this play...

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50 events
25 reviews
11 stars
attended Jun 07 2011

This is one of the best plays I've attended in the last year. It was very well acted, made me laugh (great lines), made me sad, made me think. Time flew by. Loved every moment.

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7 events
1 review
0 stars
attended Jun 07 2011

I really enjoyed the show! Great performances and great script! The cultural references in the play made this native Chicagoan nostalgic for her youth.

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Written by Tracy Letts

Directed by Randall Arney

As a playwright, Letts’ work includes Killer Joe, Bug and Man From Nebraska, which premiered at Steppenwolf, was named a finalist for the 2004 Pulitzer Prize for Drama and was awarded the 2008 Pulitzer Prize for Drama and the 2008 Tony Award for Best Play for August: Osage County. Letts was also named as one of Time’s Best of 2003.