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Ruskin Group Theatre
3000 Airport Ave. Santa Monica, CA 90405
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"Jesse Boy"
36 ratings
4.6 average rating
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125 reviews
56 stars
attended May 14 2010

Run, don't walk , to this ab-fab show. The Ruskin has another hit on it's hands, as this very dark play holds your attention throughout, and keeps you on the edge of your seat. Acting was superior, with Zach Book and Chris Mulkey doing their...continued

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97 reviews
7 stars
attended May 02 2010

The actor who played Jesse was excellent, but the material was too lowbrow for me; lots of swearing and bad grammar along with some nudity to the point where I really didn't care what happened to any of them, except Jesse. If crude is your thing,...continued

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16 reviews
1 stars
attended May 08 2010

What a play! Excelent, Excelent, Excelent... All the five casts were awesome! They delivered amazing performances. Jesse boy was great. The story was well written and directed. Perfect combination. Congratulation guys!

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A Southern Gothic tale of one family, trapped by its own tradition. The obsession with an American icon brings hope of salvation for them, as they continue to invest in the dream that American pop culture promises. Helmed by award-winning director Karen Landry and starring veteran TV and film actor Chris Mulkey, as well as Jaimi Paige, Robert Mollohan, Kathleen Parker and Zach Book, Jesse Boy is a world premiere sure to make an imprint on the Los Angeles theatre scene.

<em>Fun Home</em> Rodgers & Hammerstein's <em>The King and I</em>