The Fool and the Red Queen
“CRITIC’S CHOICE…A dizzying blend of Borscht Belt comedy, beat poetry and scattershot philosophy… the technically innovative staging is grounded in superb design." - LA Times
“GO!... Laconic and whimsical… a phantasmagoric vision of world history and contemporary L.A. that shoots darts of humor into its own despondency” – LA Weekly
“The Fool and the Red Queen embodies the wonderful alchemy possible when a lifetime of craft is mixed with a still youthful experimentation with form.” - KCRW
"Unlike most comedies...Mednick's wit speaks to viewers at different moments...causing gentle, consistent waves of laughter to lap at the stage" - LAist
"Deliriously intelligent and riveting evening of theatre ... for those who want their theatre edgy and distinctly left of center." - Broadway World
Friday, May 18 @8pm
Sat, May 19 – Sun, Jun 24
Fri, Sat @8pm
Sun @7 pm
$12.50 Preview on May 18, 8pm
$25.00 General Admission
There will be an opening night party on May 19th following the performance.
Special Show Info
Running time: 115 minutes.
There will be an intermission.
No late seating.
Lounge Theatre 1
6201 Santa Monica Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90038
Special Theatre Info
The theatre has concessions.
It's a protest. It's a love story.
In his newest play, legendary poet-playwright Murray Mednick experiments with archetypes to explore human nature and the processes of theater. Gary, a down-on-his-luck actor, finds himself at a nightmarish audition where we, the audience, discover the magical ability of theater to create new realities.