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A Death-Defying Escape!

Saturday 8pm and Sunday 3pm March 26/Mar 27

Sat, Apr 02 – Thu, Dec 15
Saturdays at 8:00 PM
Sundays at 3:00 PM

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Previews: $20
Run: $30

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Special Show Info
Running time: 90 minutes.
Proof of vaccination and booster required. Temperature checks will be performed on all patrons before entering the theater. Masks (no cloth or scarves) must be worn at all times while inside the theater, no exceptions. This play includes flashing lights and themes of trauma. **CAN'T MAKE IT LIVE? JOIN US VIRTUALLY!** Online streaming starts April 9th. Link to tickets on

Hudson Guild Theatre
6539 Santa Monica Blvd
Los Angeles, CA  90038
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In this hilarious and inspiring new play, America’s first female magician discovers that her most difficult illusion is a death-defying escape from the secrets of her past. A story told with jaw-dropping magic, Jewishness, and lesbian love.

“Profoundly touched by this perfect combo of comedy and tragedy.” - Jason Medbury

“The magic completely fooled me. I was sitting in the theater with my mouth open.” – Adi Eshman

“STAGE RAW TOP 10… RECOMMENDED…compelling… a well-integrated combination of magic, comedy, and poignancy.” — Iris Mann, Stage Raw

“DAZZLING… COMPELLING… [Carter is] a force to be reckoned with… A Death-Defying Escape affirms her skill as a playwright.” — Evan Henerson, Broadway World

“HYSTERICAL AND HARROWING… I gasped at the shocking conclusion—which I won’t spoil.” — Rob Eshman, The Forward

“NOT TO BE MISSED… [Carter’s] perfect balance of magic, comedy, and storytelling, makes this a true gem of a play.” — Joe Mosqueda, Glamical