Venue Details

23 Star Starred
City Garage at Bergamot Station Arts Center
2525 Michigan Ave. Santa Monica, CA 90404
310-453-9939
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84 events
24 reviews
43 stars
When entering thru Michigan Ave., Theater is on the left side....far left side. Also, an entrance available on 26th St. which is closer to the theater.
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84 events
24 reviews
43 stars
The weather was just right.. I wore Jeans & Shirt.
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"Opheliamachine"
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658 events
377 reviews
-333 stars
attended Jun 16 2013

I enjoyed this alot. I didn't understand the various political (?) or other points, but it is visually and theatrically exciting - and I like that. Very good use of technology, too, which is not always the case. Leave time to explore the...continued

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197 reviews
20 stars
attended Jul 27 2013

Has feel of a student production---not a single actor comes close to convincing you that they are the character they are playing and several have to learn to have much better diction; one of these non main stream productions that convinces itself...continued

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40 reviews
4 stars
attended Jul 14 2013

Really can't recommend this play. The visuals were interesting, and the actors did a fine job. But it is a postmodern mishmash that confounds rather than enlightens. If you're a fan of cutting edge theater that is highly conceptual, abstract...continued

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Quotes & Highlights

“This is theater that’s not easily accessible and is devilishly bleak at times, but it’s not without shards of humor, and is relentlessly provocative and challenging under imaginative direction by Frédérique Michel.” — Lovel Estell III, LA Weekly
“With few traditional theater points of reference to navigate by, her uncompromising journey is not for the intellectually incurious.” — Philip Brandes, Los Angeles Times
“This funny yet brutal play needs the inventive mise-en-scene to support its fecundity of ideas amidst the tumult of its conflicting impulses. And don’t be afraid: It is OK, even purgative, to laugh.” — Myron Meisel, The Hollywood Reporter