Bob’s Holiday Party has a thin storyline, but mostly it is a series of sketches, shticks and gags held together by binge drinking, mass fornication and food fights. In short, like every good holiday show it has something for everyone.
Willard Manus – Total Theater
Bob’s Holiday Office Party, now in its 17th season, is basically a fifteen-minute Carol Burnett Show-type sketch stretched out to about 100 minutes. And unless a new director is brought on board, last night will remain my first and last experience at the party.
Tony Frankel- Stage and Cinema
Though this year’s cast might not be the production’s absolute strongest, this crazy stew of sight gags, throwaway one-liners and set pieces gives plenty of opportunities for many of its performers to shine, including two Ann Randolph cameos, in her dual role as Carol the neurasthenic folksinger and Brandy the town slut/beautician.
Mindy Farabee – LA Weekly
This play sells out every year. But so many of the returning audience members are laughing so hard at the jokes, at times both crude and lewd, that it became difficult to hear some of the lines.
Sarah A. Spitz – Santa Monica Daily Press
BOB’S HOLIDAY OFFICE PARTY
10508 W. Pico Blvd., W.L.A
Scheduled to end on December 22, 2012, Thurs-Sat, 8pm, Sun, 7pm
Tickets: $20-$25; (800) 838-3006
Running time: 90 minutes
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