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Monroe Forum Theatre at El Portal
5269 Lankershim Blvd. North Hollywood, CA 91601
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4.6 / 5 Rated by 13 members
Review from Fink Big
Red Velvet 223 events 36 reviews

One of the best one-man shows I've seen. Goodman is terrific, and there were many good laughs in the show.

reviewed Jan 12 2014 report as inappropriate
Review from terry
346 events 185 reviews

I have seen numerous Tony-winning performances over the years and none of them surpass Mr. Goodman's interpretation of 'Barrymore'. An absolute theater-goer's treat. A richly written play expertly directed by Janet Miller.

reviewed Jan 10 2014 report as inappropriate
Review from Larry Allen
5 events 1 review

Gordon Goodman as john Barrymore is SUPERB.
Beautifully acted and directed. He plays John Barrymore to perfection. The writing is filled with intimate details of the Royal Barrymore Family. Humor and sadness flow in and out of each other for an...continued

reviewed Jan 09 2014 report as inappropriate
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Read Goldstar member reviews from a previous run.

… a performance with craft and wit …commanding, impish and tragic. Goodman tosses off the play’s many ribald jokes and one-liners with aplomb, and has a winking, wry rapport with the audience… —LA Weekly

Goodman delivers a wonderful understanding of this larger than life actor … riveting … hopefully this show will bring a spotlight to this marvelous performer. —Stage Happenings

mind-bendingly powerful production … (Goodman is) in turns, he is charming, elegant, bawdy, animated, self-deprecating, hilarious, bitter, “off color” … and captivating throughout. —Tolucan Times

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