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Time: June 8, 2019 at 8pm to August 10, 2019 at 10pm
Location: Odyssey Theatre Ensemble
Street: 2055 S. Sepulveda Blvd.
City/Town: Los Angeles
Website or Map: http://www.OdysseyTheatre.com
Event Type: theatrical, comedy
Organized By: Lucy Pollak
Latest Activity: May 27, 2019
A bank heist, a corpse and a crazy cast of characters. Joe Orton’s darkly comic masterpiece continues to shock and delight over five decades later. Two young friends, Hal and Dennis, rob a bank next to a funeral parlor… and what safer place to hide the money than in the coffin of Hal’s recently deceased Mum? But with the coffin full up, there’s no room for the corpse, which keeps reappearing at the most inopportune times — especially when the police inspector comes calling. Nothing is safe from Orton’s savage wit, whose targets include religion, social attitudes towards death, police brutality and corruption, and everything in between. June 8 – Aug. 10: Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m. and Sundays at 2 p.m. with 3 additional weeknight performances on Wed., July 10; Wed., July 31; and Thurs, Aug. 8, all at 8 p.m. Odyssey Theatre, 2055 S. Sepulveda Blvd., West Los Angeles, 90025; For reservations and information, call (310) 477-2055 or go to OdysseyTheatre.com.