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Fantastic Venue for Theatre

Saw "Barbaque" here and laughed through most of it. All of the actors were phenomenal and we really enjoyed the production. The theater was nice and charming. Seats aren't all... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 18 October 2016
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Saw "Barbaque" here and laughed through most of it. All of the actors were phenomenal and we really enjoyed the production. The theater was nice and charming. Seats aren't all that comfortable but it didn't ruin the experience.

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Portland, Oregon
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016

Though it was fun to attend a show at the famous Geffen Playhouse and the show was interesting, the tiny side theatre was not comfortable. The theatre has rather steep steps upward to chairs that are like cheep metal folding chairs but they are all connected together. The seats don't fold up so there is only a tiny space to... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 July 2016

We have a subscription to the Geffen and we just saw Big Sky. It was an outstanding performance. Well written, engaging, entertaining and poignant all at the same time. The casting was spot on and the cast's performance was engaging. Definitely worth attending.

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Thank JoshPhD
Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 July 2016

This is one of my favorite theatrical venues. Right now there is a really intriguing magic show, that I'm going to see for the second time next week. The dark comedy that premiered here last month is still running and it's a wonderful, high quality production, that leaves a view thinking, "If only....". The theater makes an effort to support... More 

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Thank RangerBobN
Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

I love the Geffen Playhouse and have been a patron for years. The ambiance is wonderful. The space is small so all comfy seats provide a terrific view of the action on stage. The plays and talent are top rated with recognizable performers. There are special offerings during the run of a play. For instance, I attended a Girl's Night... More 

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Thank Melissa R
Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016 via mobile

If you can see a play at the Geffen, absolutely do it. I've been a subscriber to the Saturday matinée for 20 Yrs during preview week. Prices are lower and rarely you'll hear a mistake. Plus u still have plenty of time afterward to get a lovely meal. This play, Big Sky was outstanding. It explained that in life, we... More 

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Thank Holly S
Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 May 2016 via mobile

I've seen other plays here but never a magic show The theater is intimate and every seat is a good seat The parking garage close by was convenient

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Thank C L
Carlsbad, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 May 2016 via mobile

The Geffen provides a Broadway experience without going to New York. Sometimes there are famous actors and actresses from film and television, but sometimes the unknowns will provide the most memorable experience. I love this theater!

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Thank kmichaudsilver
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2016

Visited the Geffen to see the outstanding production of Louis & Keely Alive at the Sahara. Loved every minute. Wish it was there for a longer run. Saw the first version a few years ago and this was as good...maybe better. Charming theater built in 1929. 2 stages and both are wonderful. We will visit this jewel box again.

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Thank Hyflyingbee
Chamblee, Georgia, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2016

Introduced my Pasadena based daughter and her husband to this gem of a playhouse because the show "Louis & Keely: Live at the Sahara" looked so enticing to me. It was also my first visit to the venue. Wow! What's not to love? The Gil Cates theater is great and this particular show just sizzles! A very impressive performance in... More 

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