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Black List Live! presents: That Kind Of A War

March 24, 2018 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Lights, camera… Live Read!

The Black List & Warby Parker present BLACK LIST LIVE!

Ben Schwartz’s THAT KIND OF A WAR: Bob Hope in Korea, 1950


Alan Tudyk

Thomas Mann

Jay Ellis

Daniel Dae Kim

Justina Machado

Patton Oswalt

Rob Riggle

Martin Starr

Narrated by Cooper Thornton

Join us for a night out featuring your favorite actors bringing to life unproduced scripts for the first time ever… and for one night only!

As comedian Bob Hope arrives to entertain US troops at the outset of the Korean War, the Chinese army invades, leaving Hope and his writers with one big question: What’s funny to guys who just found out they’re in World War 3?

About the star of our show… the writer!

Ben Schwartz, no not that Ben Schwartz, a totally different one, has written jokes for David Letterman (well, ok, so did the other one), the Oscars (uh … so did the other one), was on the 2011 Black List (yes, the same year as the other one, so what?), and has written for The New Yorker (although he is not to be confused with the New Yorker cartoonist, Benjamin Schwartz), and what is most likely unique in the history Ben Schwartzes, won a 2017-18 NEH Public Scholar grant for his book-in-progress, The Lost Laugh: American Comedy Between the World Wars.

Actors that have graced our stage include Jon Hamm, Aubrey Plaza, Paul Reubens, Milo Ventimiglia, John Cho, Glen Powell, Gina Rodriguez, Judy Greer, Mae Whitman, Alexis Bledel, Randall Park, Don Cheadle, Ben Schwartz, Jaime Camil, Nathan Fillion, Allison Brie, Tessa Thompson, Timothee Chalamet, Molly Ringwald, Parker Posey, Constance Wu, Paul Scheer, Kristen Schaal, Beck Bennett, Gillian Jacobs, Seth Green and more!

What else do you need to know?

JOIN US BEFORE THE SHOW. Come early for a drink and a snack in our upstairs Green Room! Grab a “Cure for Writers Block” and a bag of popcorn (courtesy of Warby Parker) before heading into the house to take your seats.

PHOTO BOOTH. Make sure to drag a friend in front of our live read step-and-repeat! You won’t want to leave without snapping a couple pics in our photo booth.

DRESS CODE. Comfortable and casual – for you and our actors!

PARKING. Parking is easy and right next door – just $5 for the night in the parking garage on the north side of the theater.

MORE INFO. Check out www.blcklst.com/live or email events@blcklst.com

See you in Hollywood!!


March 24, 2018
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm


The Black List
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Ricardo Montalban Theatre
1615 Vine St
Los Angeles, CA 90028 United States
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(323) 871-2420
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German Edward Morales Agent Talent Manager