Tuesday, May 28, 2013

Actors Co-op Announces 22nd Anniversary Season


Actors Co-op has announced its 22nd Anniversary Season with five productions concluding with 110 In The Shade, music by Harvey Schmidt, lyrics by Tom Jones, book by N. Richard Nash. The season, entitled ‘Stories of the Soul . . . From the Heart’ also includes Ah, Wilderness! by Eugene O’Neill, Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde adapted by Jeffrey Hatcher from the novella The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde by Robert Louis Stevenson, Going To St. Ives by Lee Blessing, and Lend Me a Tenor, by Ken LudwigHere is the schedule for the complete season:

Sept. 13 – Oct. 20, 2013
AH, WILDERNESS!
In this unabashedly romantic and sweetly funny comedy, master playwright Eugene O’Neill returns us to an idyllic age of America focusing on a young man, young love and his coming-of-age. Crossley Theatre

Oct. 11 – Nov. 7, 2013 
DR. JEKYLL AND MR. HYDE
What is the nature of the beast that lives in all of us? A smart and suspenseful new take on Stevenson’s look at the evil that lurks in the hearts of men. Suggested for mature audiences due to intense themes. David Schall Theatre

February 7 – March 16, 2014
GOING TO ST. IVES
This gripping psychological drama centers on two women brought together by that which is personal. They explore the dark moral continent of the greatest good, and ultimately share a shocking secret. Crossley Theatre

March 21 – May 4, 2014
LEND ME A TENOR
Winner of three Tony Awards, this madcap, screwball comedy takes place when a fiery-tempered, world famous opera singer goes missing just as he’s to make his debut with a local opera company. A three-ring circus of chaos ensues complete with mistaken identities and backstage shenanigans. David Schall Theatre

May 9 – June 15, 2014 
110 IN THE SHADE
In the middle of a heat wave in 1930’s Texas, Lizzie Curry is on the verge of becoming an old maid when a charismatic rainmaker turns her life upside down. 110 In The Shade is a touching musical of love and hope based on the play, The Rainmaker. Crossley Theatre

Bonus Second Stage productions include:

July 11 - July 20, 2013
SPINNING INTO BUTTER
by Rebecca Gilman
The barbed satire about political correctness

July 19 - July 28, 2013
A PERFECT LIKENESS
by Daniel Singer
Lewis Carroll and Charles Dickens square off in this hysterical comedy

December, 2013
CHRISTMAS SHOW (TBA)
A holiday tradition filled with plenty of Christmas cheer

Actors Co-op is located at 1760 N. Gower Street, Hollywood, CA 90028, on the campus of the First Presbyterian Church of Hollywood, one block north of Hollywood Boulevard, just off the Gower Street exit of the 101 Hollywood Freeway.  Free, well-lit parking is available on Carlos Street (1/2 block east of Gower).

For season subscriptions, which include preferred access to tickets before they go on sale to the general public, priority reserved seating, complimentary tickets to all Co-op Too! (second stage) productions, invitations to opening night galas, 10% discount off additional “bring a friend” tickets purchased throughout the season and easy ticket exchanges, call (323) 462-8460 or visit www.ActorsCo-op.org.

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