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El Portal Theatre
At Weddington St. 5269 Lankershim Blvd. North Hollywood, CA 91601
818-508-4200
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3.9 / 5 Rated by 18 members
Review from Kenyon Brown
658 events 377 reviews

Fabulous multi-media piece. Top-notch dancing, lighting and sound, acting - storytelling at its best. I was a little worried about the professionality of the group until the show started. We'll be going to their next one in May - Dr. Caligari -...continued

reviewed Feb 18 2012 report as inappropriate
Review from wmayea
50 events 29 reviews

The El Portal Theater is an absolutely beautiful theater in the heart of the NoHo Arts District. It is complimented by a nice bar inside. (In the future, I think you can get free parking across the street from the theater if the street and small...continued

reviewed Feb 17 2012 report as inappropriate
Review from pl
38 events 19 reviews

There were two dances separated by intermission. Both dances are good. However, the length of the program was pretty short. The first half lasted only 20 min followed by the 2nd half about 40 min. If I have known, I would not have driven 30-40...continued

reviewed Feb 18 2012 report as inappropriate
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Eleonora is an intense performance of dance, music and projections where two stories of passion and redemption are told upon the stage.

Edgar Allan Poe and Clive Barker are writers known for their vivid imaginations and macabre stylings. Both have an undercurrent of great passion in their elaborate stories.

In telling the story of Eleonora, it is important to note that this is Poe’s only story where love is rewarded and the hero is redeemed at the end of his tale. Unique and stirring, this passionate play is set to dance and theatrics by the careful direction of David Wilkinson’s Astra Dance Company.

Opening the evening of passion is a poem of Clive Barker’s entitled

“I Dreamed I Spoke Another’s Language,” a beautiful piece of love and longing, told by a living legend of modern fiction.

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