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Mark Taper Forum
135 North Grand Ave. Los Angeles, CA 90012
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We took the red line from Hollywood, got off a couple blocks away at Pershing Square and had dinner at Grand Central Market. On the way back home we got on at the civic center station and the walk down through grand park is beautiful with the fountain and spectacular view of city hall in downtown la.
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Gloria Lopez-Hicks
Go early to avoid parking delay and to eat variety foods; and stay after to dance around the fountain with live bands!!
The Classical Side of Cuban Music
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282 reviews
152 stars
attended Apr 15 2014

A one man show describing the unusual life of Paul Robeson. The actor is very talented, portraying a variety of roles with different accents. He also sings some of the songs Robeson was famous for. Of course his voice is quite different. A...continued

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76 reviews
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attended Apr 24 2014

There are two productions about the life of Paul Robeson presently running in this City and so honored to have seen them both. The first was last month as I witnessed Keith David's outstanding performance and last nite, Mr. Beaty did not...continued

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27 reviews
38 stars
attended Apr 24 2014

Having seen and enjoyed the one man play at the Ebony Repertory Theatre about Paul Robeson, I was curious if this one at the Mark Taper had anything new to offer. Rest assured Robeson was such a complex and legendary figure this portrayal was...continued

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The show runs approximately two hours, with one intermission, and is recommended for those ages 16 and older.