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Ruskin Group Theatre
3000 Airport Ave. Santa Monica, CA 90405
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48 stars
The weather was cold.
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"Frankie and Johnny in the Clair De Lune"
36 ratings
4.3 average rating
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54 events
12 reviews
2 stars
attended May 08 2011

The actors were so compelling that they really made you feel that they were who they were portraying -- not just actors playing the characters. Very powerful, very poignant, very well done. I didn't want it to be over. I wanted to stay for the...continued

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22 reviews
3 stars
attended May 15 2011

Two great performances by two fine actors made it worthwhile spending two hours with two needy, damaged, and somewhat unbearable characters.

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194 reviews
145 stars
attended Jun 19 2011

Excellent writing, excellent acting, very enjoyable. The actors put their heart & soul into this one - the Ruskin Group has never disappointed me yet.

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Frankie and Johnny in the Clair de Lune is a play about a woman and a man. They work together in a restaurant. Frankie’s a waitress, Johnny’s a cook. They meet but don’t connect. The beginning of the play finds them in Frankie’s apartment after making love on the night of their first date. Throughout the two-act play, the star-crossed lovers are faced with trying to salvage something that ought to last, and not self-destruct.