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Geffen Playhouse - Gil Cates Theater
10886 Le Conte Avenue Los Angeles, CA 90024
310-208-5454
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9 reviews
12 stars
Ate a restaurant in Brentwood called Pizzicotto - Great neighborhood Italian restaurant
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23 reviews
23 stars
There is no intermission. Plan ahead.
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"The Gift"
78 ratings
3.8 average rating
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54 reviews
23 stars
attended Jan 30 2013

This is the kind of play that gives Theater a bad name and keeps younger audiences away. The writing was cliche driven, often inane and insulting and the acting, if you call shouting or reciting lines acting, was on the lowest possible level. I...continued

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337 reviews
71 stars
attended Jan 30 2013

This was a bad play, poorly written, with characters and action that made no sense at all. I kept looking at my watch hoping for the intermission so that I could escape. Even though the play had two distinct acts there was no intermission so I...continued

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32 reviews
14 stars
attended Jan 29 2013

Admire cast for sustaining 90 minutes of non-stop, boring dialogue (no intermission) but play was a disappointment. Supposed to be a "comedy" but not funny.

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Description

Written by Joanna Murray-Smith

Directed by Maria Aitken

Scenic Designer Derek McLane

Costume Designer Laura Bauer

Lighting Designer Peter Kaczorowski

Sound Designer John Gromada

Media Designer Howard Werner

Production Stage Manager Mary Michele Miner

Assistant Stage Manager Gary J. Breitbach