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CHiPS the Musical to Play Falcon Theatre


Chips The Musical

The Falcon Theatre is thrilled to present CHiPS the Musical, presented by the Troubadour Theater Company, a world premiere musical parody with original story and music written by Rick Batalla & Henry Phillips, and directed by Matt Walker. Do you crave some good, oldfashioned police work where men in overly tight uniforms dance, sing and catch the bad guys? Look no further!

Take a journey down the 405 Freeway circa the 1970s when highways were hopping and surface streets were for sissies - when you could get from Downtown to the Westside in 20 minutes, and not just in a Toyota. There you'll find those super-flashy stewards of safety and suave-ness, Ponch and John, in CHiPS the Musical. Rest assured, Ponch and John are still wearing their well-starched uniforms, packin' the heat, and looking fine enough to cause a fender-bender while battling criminals of the worst kind: female eco-terrorists sporting roller skates and short shorts! The boys on bikes are back...and this time, they're singing!

Troubadour Theater Company is celebrating its fifteenth year of laughs. Los Angeles' renowned ensemble of actors, comedians and musicians has performed throughout southern California since 1995. Their fast-paced, laugh-filled "adaptations" of classic plays, as well as their original works and hilarious sketch material, make Troubadour a unique and exciting experience for theatergoers of any age. The company is a Not-for-Profit organization and has performed charitably for many causes including animal conservation, adult rehabilitation, AIDS awareness, California Literacy Night for LAUSD, Children with Autism and other youth programs. Past productions at the Falcon Theatre include: Oedipus the King, Mama!; Frosty the Snow Manilow; As U2 Like It; A Charlie James Brown Christmas; JACKson FROST; Much Adoobie Brothers About /othing; Little Drummer Bowie; Hamlet, the Artist Formerly Known as Prince of Denmark; Santa Claus is Comin' to Motown; It's a Stevie Wonderful Life; OthE.L.O. and Alice in One-Hit-Wonderland 1 & 2. In addition to the Falcon, Troubadour has performed at the Getty Villa, Hollywood's Ford Amphitheatre and Matrix Theatre, Santa Monica's Miles Playhouse, LA Mirada Theater for the Performing Arts, Garden Grove Theater Center, the Long Beach Carpenter Center, the Ojai Shakespeare Festival, the San Francisco Fringe Festival, the Adelaide Fringe Festival (Australia) and in Hailey, Idaho, in conjunction with Company of Fools at the Liberty Theatre. The Troubies were recently honored with 12 Ovation Award nominations for their productions of Alice in One-Hit-Wonderland 2: Through the Looking Glass, As U2 Like It and It's a Stevie Wonderful Life, walking away with three awards for Best Director of a Musical, Best Costume Design and Best Season.

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