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The Humans Los Angeles Tickets
The Humans Los Angeles Tickets
A contemporary play by Stephen Karam that opened in 2016, The Humans is about a modern-day, middle-class family visiting from Pennsylvania to celebrate Thanksgiving in Manhattan. As the holiday continues, the family balance begins to reach a breaking point. This Tony Award-winning play has a compelling performance that reflects on the anxiety within the daily routines of modern life. It is filled with humor and sympathy. Reviews from The Center Theatre Group have called it "an uproarious, hopeful and heartbreaking play" that not only has a witty script but a remarkable cast. Reviews have called it a new American classic. Check out The Humans tickets in the Los Angeles area to see a show that audiences are calling accurate to American domestic life.
Thanksgiving in Chinatown
The Humans has won four Tony Awards for Best Play, Best Actress Performance by Jayne Houdyshell, Best Actor by Reed Birney and Best Scenic Design by David Zinn. It also received four Drama Desk Awards for outstanding play, ensemble, lighting and sound design. The show was so exceptional that it was a 2016 Pulitzer Prize finalist. The reviews have been overwhelmingly positive from many headliners. The playwright grew up in Scranton, Penn., and uses this when shaping the family's background as they travel to a Chinatown duplex. The discussions over the dinner table cover topics from retirement to the opioid crisis along with the daily pains of finance, corporations and digestive issues. The multi-generational cast warms the script with humor and comic relief.
Where can I buy The Humans tickets?
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Where is The Humans being staged in Los Angeles?
There are currently no performances scheduled in Los Angeles. In previous years, The Humans tour did perform at the Ahmanson Theatre.
Who is the cast for The Humans?
This award-winning cast includes Cassie Beck as Aimee Beck, Reed Birney as Erik Blake, Jayne Houdyshell as Dierdre Blake, Lauren Klien as Fiona "Momo" Blake, Arian Moayed as Richard Saad and Sarah Steele as Brigid Blake. All these actors are in the acclaimed off-Broadway staging too. The cast developed a bond not only onstage but offstage as well. They had only two weeks to build these relationships due the short rehearsal periods. Coincidentally, Steele and Beck foreshadowed their sisterly bond in a cold reading two years before winning the roles.
How long is the show?
The Humans is a one-act play with a running time of 95 minutes with no intermission.
What is The Humans performance like?
It takes place on a two-level stage that depicts a New York-style apartment set on Thanksgiving Day. Reviewers have commented that it feels like a generational drama you could watch with your parents or the whole family. The play has no specific plot but is crafted more toward conversational insights and dramatic highlights as the story peaks. There are some moments of horror, a panic attack and mystery where the lights go out and the kitchen objects start falling. This is where those award-winning sound effects heighten the live experience.
Which productions are similar to The Humans?
Although Karam is known for his plays such as Sons of the Prophet, Speech & Debate and The Seagull, you may be a fan of some other contemporary plays that will be taking the stage soon in Los Angeles. Check out Jitney, Dear Evan Hansen and The Band’s Visit for similar story lines.Back to Top