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Ruskin Group Theatre
3000 Airport Ave. Santa Monica, CA 90405
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4.4 / 5 Rated by 99 members
Review from Wendy Bass Scharf
283 events 127 reviews

I love the Ruskin, and love Shanley. Neither disappointed me in this production. John Collela was superb as usual, I saw him previously in Unfaithful, and his performance was exceptional. The rest of the actors were also well cast. Not a bad one...continued

reviewed Oct 31 2009 report as inappropriate
Review from Mia Forbes
128 events 71 reviews

Great little production, wonderful sets and characters. The story was realistic and entertaining and hit a few chords with my partner and me. The Ruskin was a new treat and greatly appreciated. FREE PARKING, easily accessible, pretty spot. Great...continued

reviewed Nov 01 2009 report as inappropriate
Review from Dan Burtt
44 events 28 reviews

John Collela is a very engaging lead man, but it wasn't necessary with this very intelligent script. If you like a story that reminds you to peel back the layers of the onion to see what's truly inside - see this. Very, very entertaining!

reviewed Nov 22 2009 report as inappropriate
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Ruskin Group Theatre proudly presents a comedy that knows “the greatest, the only, success is to be able to love,” created by story teller John Patrick Shanley (whose work has garnered a Tony Award, an Academy Award, and the Pulitzer Prize).  Huey and Aldo are two passionate men, who have been best friends their whole lives.  Unwittingly, they set out to conquer love.  It quickly becomes clear that they must first prove their manhood and reconcile with their past… through a “vampire vulture monster fiend” that Huey once married.  

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