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“A haven of culture”
Review of Geffen Playhouse

Geffen Playhouse
Ranked #1 of 4 things to do in Westwood
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Los Angeles, California
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77 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
“A haven of culture”
Reviewed 13 May 2014

I love this little gem of a theatre. Intimate, beautiful, and the choices are always so interesting and well cast. A fantastic night out for sure

Visited February 2014
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LA
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45 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
“Great venue”
Reviewed 24 April 2014

We live in LA and always see a few shows a year at the Geffen. Really pleasant place to see a performance. It's not a big theatre, so there really aren't any bad seats.There's a very comfortable patio to relax on beforehand, and Westwood's an easy place to walk around for a meal before or after.

Also they do a good job of making the property handicapped accessible because a large portion of their subscribers are elderly.

Visited April 2014
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Riverside, California
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99 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
“Great small venue”
Reviewed 2 April 2014 via mobile

We saw Slowgirl here last week-end. We haven't been in many years and this is a great theatre experience. William Peterson, (Gil Grissom, CSI) was amazing and the theatre is so intimate that you really get to appreciate his amazing persona. Also, if you arrive 30 minutes before the show, tickets are half price. Students $10 w/id. Highly recommend...and Westwood is a fun place to explore before or after the show!

Visited March 2014
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New York City, New York
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109 reviews
30 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
“Nice house,mixed quality”
Reviewed 16 October 2013

I have seen some interesting shows here.It still suffers from the LA curse, it's supposed to be about the show not the performers.

Visited August 2013
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Kimberly, Idaho
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261 reviews
157 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 117 helpful votes
“great production of American Buffalo”
Reviewed 27 September 2013

Luscious wisteria draped over the arched entrance, ivy clinging on garden walls, and a tiled fountain in the courtyard -- refreshing and delightful! It looks and feels more like the main house of a hacienda. There was quite a crowd mingling about sipping wine. It fells like a garden party!

4.25.13 - We saw a great production of American Buffalo written by David Mamet. Very impressive set design, great lighting, and convincing acting. Two thumbs up! We love the unusual venue too! No wonder they attract 130,000 patrons a year. Bravo!

Visited April 2013
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