Venue Details

4040 Star Starred
Geffen Playhouse - Gil Cates Theater
10886 Le Conte Avenue Los Angeles, CA 90024
310-208-5454
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127 events
46 reviews
127 stars
Ate at CPK only blocks away.
Barbecue
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Missy Y Red Velvet
85 events
33 reviews
264 stars
Park at the nearby Trader Joe's. The theater validates (get the validation in the lobby at the desk). I can't recall how much the parking it is but it is much cheaper than any other lot!
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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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764 events
380 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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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