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Macha Theatre
1107 N. Kings Road West Hollywood, CA 90069
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"Garbo's Cuban Lover"
139 ratings
3.9 average rating
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60 events
7 reviews
6 stars
attended Sep 17 2011

This play was based on historic fact and had an interesting subject. Unfortunately it was so poorly written and acted that my friend and I laughed all the way back to Pasadena. We felt like we were watching a junior high production.

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2 reviews
1 stars
attended Sep 16 2011

I went to see a preview of this show on Saturday Sept 17th. The theater itself was a very intimate experience that continued on stage. I was taken back to the 30's and old Hollywood instantly and the scene where Garbo enters was mystic, powerful...continued

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21 reviews
14 stars
attended Oct 08 2011

Sorry to write a bad review about a well-intentioned independent play, but we didn't enjoy this at all. Very episodic, acting was not all that convincing, and there was an overly enthusiastic member of the company in the audience acting as if...continued

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Quotes & Highlights

  • “An intriguing, well-performed portrait of romantic obsession and the attraction of opposites, skillfully shaped with emotionally probing dialogue.” —Los Angeles Times
  • “Nanin knows de Acosta from the inside out, and so her direction… and acting are sublime. There’s hardly a false move, as the piece moves swiftly from studio office to salon to lake to Hollywood manse.” —
  • Pick of the Week —LA Weekly
  • “A story sprinkled with liberal amounts of humor and pathos. We laughed and we cried.” —Discover Hollywood


Running time is one hour and 25 minutes, plus a 15-minute intermission.

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