Venue Details

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Crown City Theatre
11031 Camarillo Street North Hollywood, CA 91602
818-605-5685
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108 events
62 reviews
16 stars
Coffee, tea, beer, wine, candy available for purchase.
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Parking is really awful near the church and theater, so get there early to find street parking. You may have to walk a few blocks.
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Reviews & Ratings

"Danny and the Deep Blue Sea"
156 ratings
4.5 average rating
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346 events
185 reviews
-14 stars
attended Oct 29 2011

A classic play expertly delivered.

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3 events
1 review
19 stars
attended Oct 21 2011

Lots of firsts: My first time at this venue, first time using goldstar, first time seeing this play. The cast was unbelievable. Amazing. The venue was quaint and personal.

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211 events
160 reviews
12 stars
attended Dec 10 2011

Breathtaking performances.We should appreciated to have these kind of talented artists in our city.Excellent directing and writing.but for sure this is not a Holiday times kind of plays, so do not expect that type of shallow plays please.

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Quotes & Highlights

“Director John McNaughton controls the near-surreal tone with a straightforward touch that heightens the humor and grabs us by the throat. As for Landau and Williamson, their attuned chemistry is a pleasure to witness.” —Los Angeles Times
“A truly great theatrical experience.” —broadwayworld.com
“Enjoy – this kicked serious theatrical ass!” —curvewire.com

Description

The play revolves around the dilapidated lives of Danny and Roberta, two tortured strangers who meet by chance at a dive bar in the Bronx. Danny, an emotionally unstable, street brawling truck driver, and Roberta, a self-loathing, troubled woman, collide in a morbidly humorous, violent and vulgar fairy tale about a frightening and ultimately fascinating relationship.

Shanley describes this play as an Apache dance. Shanley dedicates the play to, “everyone in the Bronx who punched me or kissed me, and to everyone whom I punched or kissed.”

This play is not recommended for audience members younger than 15.