Love On San Pedro by Cornerstone Theatre


“Darkness got a way a makin it feel like time ain’t movin.”

Time moves differently in Skid Row, Los Angeles, where artists rub shoulders with lawyers, pastors, social workers and b-ball players. From the benches of San Julian Park to the walls of an intimate apartment and a raucous karaoke hall, Love On San Pedro, Cornerstone’s fourth play in The Hunger Cycle, weaves an unlikely love story. Shunned by her community, Marjorie’s weariness drags time to a near standstill. But when she’s wooed by a man whose hope and hoop-shots know no bounds, her world speeds up fast. Meet Skid Row’s intricate and vibrant community, a mere one square mile of downtown streets where the moon shines brightest in the darkest corners.

This project is commissioned and developed in partnership with Full Stage USA at New Dramatists, a program made possible by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.

NOVEMBER 7 – 24, 2013
Wednesdays & Thursdays @ 6:00 PM
Fridays & Saturdays @ 7:30 PM
Sundays @ 2:30 PM

Parking is at Downtown Women’s Center at 442 South San Pedro St. There will be a shuttle and walking guides to escort you to the venue.

The play venue is Los Angeles Mission, 303 E 5th St, Los Angeles, CA 90013. Please notethere is NO parking at LA Mission – you must park at 442 South San Pedro St.

Pay-What-You-Can, suggested donation $20
For group tickets: contact

Join us for Creative Seeds throughout the run of Love on San Pedro! Our community partners are hosting Partner Nights, as an opportunity for you to learn more about their work, meet their community, and enjoy pre- and post-show activities.

11/8 – Downtown Women’s Center (post-show discussion)
11/9 – Skid Row Housing Trust (post-show discussion)
11/14 – Los Angeles Mission
11/15 – Skid Row Housing Trust (post-show discussion)
11/16 – Operation Facelift Skid Row
11/21- Lamp Community (post-show discussion)

For more information, check the website:

*Bloggers note: I saw this play and LOVED it- this is the REAL Skid Row- go see it!

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