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Archive for Jerry Mayer

ALMOST PERFECT at the Santa Monica Playhouse

Photo by Cynde Moore

Photo by Cynde Moore

Paul Birchall  – Stage Raw

Director Chris DeCarlo’s staging of the 29th anniversary production of playwright Jerry Mayer’s play about marriage and temptation inevitably shows its age — and not just because the work’s sitcom structure and conveniently pat situations lack the ambiguity of turn of Millennial modern romcoms.  Read more…

Now running through June 28.

ASPIRIN AND ELEPHANTS at the Santa Monica Playhouse

David C. Nichols – LA Times

A comforting mix of the familiar and unexpected floats the smooth 25th anniversary revival of “Aspirin & Elephants” at the Santa Monica Playhouse. Despite some formulaic aspects, playwright Jerry Mayer’s boulevard comedy about intergenerational marital issues on a cruise ship is a surefire date show, a high-end sitcom with flashes of emotional heft. Read more…

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Now running through January 26.