CRITIC'S PICK! LA TIMES says, "The Cast is Outstanding! Director Randee Trabitz does an admirable job with the fast-paced, physically challenging staging"
"...sublime insanity...honestly sad, even a teensy bit tragic." - WEHO NEWS
"A very funny and enjoyable dramady!" ASSOCIATED CONTENT, Yahoo
CULTURE VULTURE says, "funny—indeed, a very funny...premeditated laughter in the first degree."
"There are moments of sublime insanity."
– EDGE LOS ANGELES
Thursday Sept 15, 8PM
Friday Sept 16, 8PM
Sat, Sep 17 – Sun, Nov 06
Fri-Sat. 8 PM
Sunday 2 PM
Sun. Sept 18
$25 Fri-Sat eve, Sun. Mat.
Opening Night- Saturday September 17
Due to events at Hollywood Forever Cemetery, parking near the Lounge Theater will be a challenge on October 22. PLEASE arrive early if you want to find street parking, but we will have valet parking for $10 on the 22nd. Or take alternative transportation (carpool! bike! walk! bus! cab!). Thanks so much for understanding. We want to make seeing our show as easy on you as possible. Your friends at Buzzworks Theater Company
Special Show Info
Running time: 90 minutes.
There will be an intermission.
Performance will contain gunshots. Please arrive early enough to allow ample time for parking. Valet parking available Sat. 10/22.
Lounge Theatre 1
6201 Santa Monica Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90038
Special Theatre Info
The theatre has concessions.
Chester Nurdiger lives in the back of his pet shop with his mother and his bored wife. One day a drifter comes along and they hire him to work in the shop. Sparks are ignited between the bored wife Roxanne and the slick Zachary Slade. They plot to murder Chester and feed him to the piranhas
“The audience at Mr. Ludlam’s omnibus reply to Double Indemnity and The Postman Always Rings Twice and Little Shop of Horrors . . . is likely to die laughing” ~ N.Y. Times
“Barely 20 seconds into the play the audience is already chortling. . . . Lust, murder, maternal devotion . . . it has everything” ~ N.Y. Daily News
“A triumph of sheer sustained burlesque. . . mined with some of the loudest detonating belly laughs ever heard in New York” ~ Village Voice