Venue Details

3929 Star Starred
Geffen Playhouse - Gil Cates Theater
10886 Le Conte Avenue Los Angeles, CA 90024
310-208-5454
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91 events
83 reviews
209 stars
$7 underground garage parking with its driveway on Le Conte Ave between Westood Blvd and the playhouse (just west of the alley).
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5 stars
The weather was cool at nite. I wore light sweater for the courtyard in the evening.
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Reviews & Ratings

"The Gift"
78 ratings
3.8 average rating
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115 events
56 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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371 reviews
79 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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Website

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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