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Santa Monica Playhouse
1211 4th Street Santa Monica, CA 90401
310-394-9779
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10 events
7 reviews
10 stars
Parking sparse but available across the street in a parking garage. Lots of restaurants in the area.
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7 reviews
10 stars
Seating is informal in a small venue. Just show up before show and choose your own seats. No bad seats in the place.
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Reviews & Ratings

Ann Randolph's "Loveland"
7 ratings
4.7 average rating
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86 events
64 reviews
18 stars
attended Oct 21 2010

There's no doubt that Ms. Randolph is a spectacularly gifted and dynamic performer. She had the audience in the palm of her hand from the first second, and throughout her 70-minute stint. Her excellent self-written script is well planned and...continued

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4 reviews
0 stars
attended Nov 11 2010

Ann is phenomenal and I loved her show. Original, clever and very funny. At one point I laughed so much I wasn't sure I could stop! Go see this show if you can.

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9 events
4 reviews
2 stars
attended Nov 18 2010

Ann Randolph is a gem. Her funny, touching and riveting performance was a joy to experience. I have seen this show twice and I highly recommend it. Bravo!

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Quotes & Highlights

_Loveland was a hit with Goldstar members in San Francisco https://www.goldstar.com/events/san-francisco-ca/ann-randolphs-loveland.html and Berkeley https://www.goldstar.com/events/berkeley-ca/ann-randolphs-loveland.html.
You’ll laugh. You’ll cry… Randolph mines new depths of hilarity.” —
San Francisco Chronicle _
“Riotously demented and brilliantly humane. Not to be missed, Randolph is a rare caliber of solo performer…a first-class ride.” —_SF Bay Guardian _
Irreverent, hilarious and deeply human… It’s a no-brainer. Ann Randolph is a comic genius… and not just any sort of hide-your-light-behind-a-bush kind a genius, but a hardworking, dare-to-put-it-out-there kind of genius. —_San Francisco Bay Times _ http://www.sfbaytimes.com/?sec=article&article_id=11677
The kind of breakthrough dramatic experience one yearns for but rarely gets in modern theatre.” —MyCulturalLandscape.com http://myculturallandscape.blogspot.com/2009/10/exorcising-demons-onstage.html

Description

Fasten your seatbelts as writer/performer Ann Randolph takes you a cross country flight you will never forget. Hilarious and deeply human, Randolph embodies many characters, including our heroine Frannie Potts — an out of control, sexually charged misfit overwhelmed by grief. Facing the loss of the greatest love of her life, her mother, she stumbles from outrageous confrontation and awkward confusion to a glimpse of the mystery, tragedy, and beauty that unites us all.