What Matters Now?/! (Another Political Pop-Up of the Theatrical Kind)

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Fri Mar 29, 8:00pm
Sat Mar 30, 8:00pm
Sun Mar 31, 8:00pm
Fri Apr 05, 8:00pm
Sat Apr 06, 8:00pm
Sun Apr 07, 8:00pm

Open Fist’s annual “political pop-up” features a rotating roster of short plays by writers from across the country that explore our nation’s current social and political climate and how the past year has affected us. Finding it hard to get off the couch and get to the theater? Open Fist has brought the couches to Atwater Village Theatre, creating a cozy, speakeasy setting where patrons can arrive early or stay late to have a drink and a chat with the cast and fellow audience members. March 15 – April 6; Open Fist Theatre Company at Atwater Village Theatre, 3269 Casitas Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90039; $20–$30; Free Parking; (323) 882-6912; www.openfist.org.

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Reviews

"What Matters Now?/! Atwater Village Theater has created a cozy speakeasy vibe where patrons almost feel a part of the action occurring on stage – it’s personal and very effective... It’s an evening you won’t forget and will surely enjoy."

sweet - Eva-Marie Fredric - The Hollywood Times - ...read full review


"The beauty of these presentations is our ability to hear new voices and see in short form snippets of writing by possibly future Pulitzer candidates as they try their wings."

sweet - Michael Sheehen - On Stage Los Angeles - ...read full review


"The setting is comfortable; the tenor of the playlets is not. The evening is bitter, angsty, and darkly humorous; a theatrical cri de coeur. Given the current state of the nation and the world, the performance fits the times, sadly."

sweet - Paul Myrvold - Theatre Notes - ...read full review


"What Matters Now?/! Atwater Village Theater has created a cozy speakeasy vibe where patrons almost feel a part of the action occurring on stage – it’s personal and very effective... It’s an evening you won’t forget and will surely enjoy."

sweet - Eva-Marie Fredric - The Hollywood Times - ...read full review


"The beauty of these presentations is our ability to hear new voices and see in short form snippets of writing by possibly future Pulitzer candidates as they try their wings."

sweet - Michael Sheehen - On Stage Los Angeles - ...read full review


"The setting is comfortable; the tenor of the playlets is not. The evening is bitter, angsty, and darkly humorous; a theatrical cri de coeur. Given the current state of the nation and the world, the performance fits the times, sadly."

sweet - Paul Myrvold - Theatre Notes - ...read full review