Villon: Murray Mednick's New Play Inspired by the Infamous Poet-Criminal
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The last date listed for Villon was Sunday March 23, 2014 / 7:00pm.
Currently at Odyssey Theatre
- Full Price:
- $25 - $34
- Our Price:
- $15 - $24
Nobel Prize-winning Irish playwright Samuel Beckett is at his absurdist, allegorical best in this… More
Reviews & Ratings
Featured review from G,H.Red Velvet
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The idea of the play had intrigued me: a biography of the original bad boy of French literature. However, the play turned out to be really, really badly written. The best within this disaster could have been the recitation of Villon's poetry. But the actor raced through those lines and made them unintelligible.
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Ouch! Excellent acting and RAPID pacing couldn't save this piece. Even though we saw a preview, this show clearly needs a lot of work - especially cutting. In addition, several excellent actors spent most of the piece sitting on the sides - on...continued
Quotes & Highlights
“Humorous, energetic, and highly physical … [The] cast comprises LA stage vets who … make sturdy, faithful companions to Mednick and his kaleidoscopic theatermaking.” —Arts in LA
This show’s running time is 90 minutes without an intermission.