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52 Star Starred
Olinder Theatre
848 East William Street. San Jose, CA 95116
408-288-7820
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4.2 / 5 Rated by 63 members
Review from Jamie Charter
30 events 13 reviews

From the minute we entered the small venue theater, we were greeted by the manager who gave us our tickets. We then found 3 seats and due to the small venue, any seat really would have been great.The manager then came in before the start of the...continued

reviewed Feb 12 2012 report as inappropriate
Review from Eddie
Red Velvet 77 events 42 reviews

This is a study of three long term friends that put their friendship on review because of differences of opinion on an expensive painting one purchases... It is all about what they based their friendships on... Wonderful energy... Good timing,...continued

reviewed Feb 16 2012 report as inappropriate
Review from Gauri
50 events 7 reviews

Rapid fire dialogue delivery that keeps you engaged. Great performances! Its short and very enjoyable.
35 min first act.
Intermission (15 mins)
45 min second act.

reviewed Feb 16 2012 report as inappropriate
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One of Marc’s best friends, Serge, has just bought a very expensive painting. It’s about five feet by four, all white with white diagonal lines. To Marc, the painting is a joke, but Serge insists Marc doesn’t have the proper standard to judge the work. Another friend, Ivan, allows himself to be pulled into this disagreement. Eager to please, Ivan tells Serge he likes the painting. Lines are drawn and these old friends square off over the canvas, using it as an excuse to relentlessly batter one another over various failures. As their arguments become more personal, they border on destroying their friendships. At the breaking point, Serge hands Marc a felt tip pen and dares him: “Go on.” This is where the friendship is finally tested, and the aftermath of action, and its reaction, affirms the power of those bonds.

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