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Win Tix to 'The Pain and the Itch' at the Boston Court Theatre in Pasadena

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Ed Krieger/Boston Court
Last weekend, the noted Bruce Norris play, "The Pain and the Itch" opened at the Boston Court in Pasadena, earning the Critic's Pick nod from Back Stage. "This astutely designed and intelligently rendered production is a shared feather in the cap for two of L.A.'s most adventurous theater companies," wrote Les Spindle of the Furious Theatre Company's production.

The satire described: "A young daughter is in serious need of attention while her parents worry if the milk is organic. A ravenous creature may be prowling the upstairs bedrooms. And an average Thanksgiving for this family unravels into an exposé of disastrous choices and less-than-altruistic motives. The Pain and the Itch is a scathing comedy about the politics of class and race, a controversial examination of denial and its consequences."

And because we all need a laugh, even under dramatic circumstances, LAist is giving away a pair of tickets to this Saturday night's show and to the show next week Friday (you can also buy tickets here if you need them stat, use the code "LAIST" for $5 off). To enter, comment below with your favorite summer activity so far. We're partial to kayaking the Channel Islands, but we know you've had adventures you need to share with us. Was it a certain concert, a hike, a vacation?

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More details about the contest below...

  • Enter the contest by making a comment on this post. Comments must fit the criteria, stated below.
  • The criteria of the comment is that you share your favorite summer adventure with us.
  • For the first pair of tickets for a show on Saturday, August 1st, the contest closes at 2:00:00 p.m. on Friday, July 31st, 2009. For the second pair of tickets for a show on Friday, August 7th, the contest closes at 12:00:00 p.m. on Thursday, August 6th, 2009. All entries entered for the August 1st show will also be considered for the August 7th show.
  • Two of qualifying entries will be randomly selected, one for each performance, to receive a pair of tickets to the shows mentioned above. Winners will be notified via the e-mail connected to their LAist.com login. For the August 1st show, they must confirm the receipt of the e-mail by 6:00:00 p.m., Friday, July 31st, 2009 or the tickets will be released to another winner. For the August 7th show, they must confirm the receipt of the e-mail by 6:00:00 p.m., Thursday, August 6th, 2009 or the tickets will be released to another winner.
  • Tickets will be held at the will-call pick up at the theatre

Good luck and enjoy the show!