Celebration Theatre in association with David Elzer will present the Los Angeles Premiere of the Broadway sensation, [title of show], with music and lyrics by Jeff Bowen; Book by Hunter Bell, musical direction by Greg Nabours (The Women of Brewster Place, A New Brain), choreography by Ameenah Kaplan; directed by Celebration Theatre Artistic Director Michael A. Shepperd and produced for Celebration Theatre by Jim Halloran and Tijuana Gray. [title of show] will preview on Wednesday, July 14, and Thursday, July 15 at 8pm and will open on Friday, July 16 at 8pm and run through Sunday, September 5 at Celebration Theatre, 7051B Santa Monica Blvd. in Hollywood.
Fresh from Broadway; and in its delicious Los Angeles premiere, [title of show] is a musical about making a musical created by - and for - people who love musicals!
The cast is small, but the fun is big as Celebration continues its winning streak of hot-hot musicals (Altar Boyz, The Women of Brewster Place) with this 2009 Tony Award nominee.
Michael Shepperd (Director) At Celebration (as actor): The Bacchae, Four, Milk Cartons and Bar Tricks. Michael also adapted Coffee Will Make You Black: the West Coast premiere and run of which was wildly successful. He directed the 2008 version of Celebration Theatre's A Christmas Carol. LA credits: Master Harold and the Boys (Colony Theatre), Intimate Apparel (NAACP Theatre Award: supporting actor) at San Diego Rep, Caroline, or Change (Ahmanson), The Blacks (Evidence Room), Steel: John Henry and the Shaker (Ovation Award, Lead Actor) Oasis Theater, Raisin (ICT, NAACP Theatre Award nomination), and Parade (MTG). Voice of Audrey II in the Broadway production of Little Shop of Horrors directed by Jerry Zaks and the recent Musical Theatre West production. Film/TV: "NCIS," "Criminal Minds," "Frasier," "Monk," "Ally McBeal," "Arrested Development, "E.R." and "Strong Medicine."
The cast of [title of show] features: Jeffrey Landman, Micah McCain, Jennifer Blake and Carey Peters.
[title of show] has assembled an award-winning design team. The scenic design is by Kurt Boetcher, the lighting design is by Matt Denman, the sound design is by Veronica Lancaster and the prop design is by Michael O’Hara. The show is Stage Managed by Marcedes Clanton. Celebration Theatre’s Artistic Director is Michael A. Shepperd, Managing Director is Michael C. Kricfalusi.
[title of show] is performed at Celebration Theatre, 7051B Santa Monica Blvd. in Hollywood. For Tickets, please call 323-957-1884 or visit the Celebration Theatre website at www.celebrationtheatre.com.