Reviewed by Tracey Paleo, Gia On The Move

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when Stanley is having his birthday party, two strangers arrive to turn everything into chaos.


Voiced by Matt Ritchie

“Artistic director, Frédérique Michel @CityGarage directs THE BIRTHDAY PARTY with sublime intention carefully quarrying the psychological realism of this comedy of menace.


Playing until

WHERE: City Garage at Bergamot Station, 2525 Michigan Ave., Buiding T1, Santa Monica, CA 90404

Directed by Frédérique Michel

Produced by Charles Duncombe

Cast: Peggy Flood (Meg), Andy Kallok (Petey), Isaac Stackonis (Stanley), Savannah Schakett (Lulu), Troy Dunn (Goldberg), Gifford Irvine (McCann), and Alessandra Ferriso (Lulu understudy)

Runs approximately 2 hours with one ten-minute intermission

WHEN: Now Playing until July 23, 2022

HOW: For tickets and information call: (310) 453-9939 or visit


Covid safety protocols will be observed. Proof of vaccination required; masks must be worn inside the theater.

Audio recorded by Matt Ritchey


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