Venue Details

222 Star Starred
Monroe Forum Theatre at El Portal
5269 Lankershim Blvd. North Hollywood, CA 91601
818-508-4200
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"Barrymore"
13 ratings
4.6 average rating
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220 events
36 reviews
7 stars
attended Jan 12 2014

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

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346 events
185 reviews
-13 stars
attended Jan 10 2014

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.

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Larry Allen
5 events
1 review
4 stars
attended Jan 09 2014

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

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… 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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