Venue Details

Ruskin Group Theatre
3000 Airport Ave. Santa Monica, CA 90405
310-397-3244
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4.3 / 5 Rated by 35 members
Review from Andrea Szeredy
Red Velvet 262 events 194 reviews

Just was o.k. - sorry it was not up to par.

reviewed Oct 16 2011 report as inappropriate
Review from Dennis Trigubetz
245 events 137 reviews

All around fine cast, except that I felt the Dan Gerard character, played by Jeffrey Stubblefield, was an extraneous and unneeded insertion in to the play. Rachel Noll, as Ellen Adams, gave a nice unforced acting effort, as did Edward Edwards as...continued

reviewed Nov 19 2011 report as inappropriate
Review from Ilene Werner
126 events 52 reviews

Brian Kerwin's acting was great, but the storyline was not.

reviewed Nov 19 2011 report as inappropriate
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Quotes & Highlights

“Superlative cast … [a] thought-provoking production.” -_Backstage (Critic’s Pick)
“Superlative production … outstanding work by the ensemble and director.” —
Total Theater _
“This is the best play I’ve seen in a long time with rich characters, lyric language and a pace that doesn’t let up. It’s well worth a trip” – _CurtainUp _
“A must see-searing drama”-_LA Splash _
“Metcalfe has written a thoughtful bit of prose about the tragedies that shape our common lives, and the Ruskin has done it justice”—Laist (Recommended)
“Riveting, emotionally sustained…must see play”—_Santa Monica Mirror _
“Kerwin’s performance attains true greatness. Pitch perfect…powerful piece of Los Angeles theater at its best”—StageSceneLA (Recommended)
“Cast…all terrific. Every midsize and larger nonprofit company within LA, OC and VC should be looking at this production. The classic it most resembles is The Cherry Orchard. The intimacy of the Ruskin helps (Director and ensemble) delineate the play’s many nuances…this could become a great play” –Don Shirley, _LA Stage Times _
“Engrossing play…intelligent and well-performed production—-something you can always count on at the excellent Ruskin Group Theatre”—_San Diego Jewish World _

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