"SHOCK THERAPY keeps the audience involved and interested with quick-witted dialogue and fast-paced action." - SoCal.com
"Director Jenny O'Hara has gathered an able cast and mounted an expert and expensive production..." - LA Weekly
"SHOCK THERAPY is a devastating, perceptive and comical take on shrinks..It's fun, smart and beautifully acted." - The Ticket Stub
Labor Day, Cape Cod.
A celebrity psychiatrist. His painter wife. Their runaway daughter. A pill-pushing TV shrink. A world-famous psychoanalyst.
And an ex-con with a major score to settle.
Welcome to the party.
Sat Nov 1, 8 pm
Sun Nov 2, 7 pm
Thurs Nov 6, 8 pm
Fri Nov 7, 8pm
Sat, Nov 08 – Sun, Dec 07
Thurs, Fri, Sat, 8 pm
Sunday 7 pm
Fri Oct 31 - Halloween
Thurs Nov 27 - Thanksgiving
Thurs Dec 4
$20 Thurs, Fri, Sat, Sun
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Special Show Info
Running time: 80 minutes.
Elephant Stages - Lillian Theatre
6322 Santa Monica Blvd
(Santa Monica & 1076 Lillian Way)
Los Angeles, CA 90038
Ample Street Parking
Special Theatre Info
A delirious blend of comedy and suspense, SHOCK THERAPY creates a laser-sharp picture of the therapized world we all live in. A celebrity psychiatrist, his painter wife, their runaway daughter, a pill-pushing TV shrink, and a world-renowned psychoanalyst, gather for a Labor Day party on Cape Cod—little suspecting they're about to be taken hostage by a hustling ex-con with a major score to settle.
Playwright TOM BAUM is an award-winning novelist (Counterparts, Out of Body), short-story writer (Playboy Magazine), screenwriter (The Manhattan Project, Carny, Simon, The Sender), and TV writer (The Hitchhiker, Nightmare Café, Witness to the Execution). Director JENNY O'HARA is a celebrated Broadway, film, and television actress/director, whose long list of appearances includes the female version of The Odd Couple, the movies Mystic River and Matchstick Men, and recurring roles on Big Love and King of Queens. The exceptional cast includes SCOTT PAULIN, LISA ROBINS, SOPHIE ULLETT, GREGG HENRY, MATTHEW GLAVE, CECE ANTOINETTE, THEO BREAUX, and GLENN HERMAN.