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Geffen Playhouse - Gil Cates Theater
10886 Le Conte Avenue Los Angeles, CA 90024
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36 events
21 reviews
17 stars
Park next door, $8.00 get ticket validated at box office.
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8 events
5 reviews
0 stars
The weather was warm. I wore slacks and a blouse, it wasnt a dress up venue. .
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Reviews & Ratings

"The Gift"
78 ratings
3.8 average rating
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116 events
56 reviews
26 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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787 events
384 reviews
84 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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60 events
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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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