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Morgan-Wixson Theatre
2627 Pico Blvd. Santa Monica, CA 90405
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Chelsea Davis Red Velvet
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1 review
12 stars
The Mexican place is a block away and across the street. It was really packed on a Friday night. I recommend having 1.5 hours to dine there before the show. We got tacos practically to go and it was over 45 minutes. The food was great, though, and they have homemade chips. Yum!
Peter and the Starcatcher
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Fritto Misto was a hit with us;)
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"Sand in the Air"
4 ratings
3.3 average rating
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15 reviews
11 stars
attended May 06 2011

I guess we get what we paid for. The acting was so-so. The worst part about the play is that ... there is not one character who I can sympathize with. I don't like any of the characters in there, not even the doctor, who stomps and yells at the...continued

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4 reviews
1 stars
attended May 13 2011

Loved this throught-provoking look at a small town, and the big corporation that seems to control everything in it. I found the humor to be a welcomed element in the play. Our ride home was a fun debate about whether or not the good doctor was...continued

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Quotes & Highlights

_Sand in the Air _was a semifinalist in the 2008 Next Generation Playwrights Contest.


For the first time in its 65 year history, the Morgan-Wixson Theatre is choosing to premiere an original play by an experienced and up-and-coming playwright, Brian Raine. Brian has written several plays and a winner of the 2007 Project StageLight for __In the Name of the Son, __and a finalist in the 2009 Tennessee Williams Literary Festival for __Upon the Midnight.


When a young doctor in a remote factory town on the Tex-Mex border is accused of sexual misconduct in his consulting rooms he learns that corporate politics can override the course of justice. With satirical humor, the play explores the ever-increasing limits and distortions of personal freedom in a world manipulated by corporate and political controls. 

Sand in the Air was inspired by an actual Texas court case.