Concealing Judy Holliday

For Immediate Release
Contact & Invite:  Jerry Charlson (323) 733-7073
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CONCEALING JUDY HOLLIDAY

PACIFIC RESIDENT THEATRE PRESENTS
A FUNNY AND POIGNANT WORLD PREMIERE COMEDY
BY WENDY JOHNSON – OPENING SATURDAY, APRIL 14, 2012.

CONCEALING JUDY HOLLIDAY –  A funny and poignant journey through the memories, dreams and hallucinations of  the 1950’s Academy Award winning actress. Written by Wendy Johnson and directed by Guillermo Cienfuegos, this is the fourth show of their 25th season.

WENDY JOHNSON (Playwright; Judy Holliday)is a graduate of NYU and Circle in the Square. NYC theatre credits include: Eleva­tor Repair Service’s THE LOVE FAMILY VS. ANDY KAUFMAN, and COLLATERAL DAMAGE at La Mama E.T.C. LA theatre credits include:SCARCITY with needtheatre, FLOW MY TEARS, THE PO­LICEMAN SAID and SMALL CRAFT WARNINGS at the Evidence Room (nomination, Best Supporting Actress, LA Weekly), OUT OF TIME with nom de guerre, directed by Guillermo Cienfuegos; SIDEWAYS STORIES AT THE WAYSIDE SCHOOL at South Coast Rep; THEY SHOOT HORSES, DON’T THEY? (Best Production and Ensemble Awards, LA Weekly) and Jose Rivera’s SONNETS FOR AN OLD CENTURY at Greenway Court Theatre. Film and TV: JUST VISITING, BREAK A LEG, THE MEDICINE STORY, STRONG MEDICINE, PROVIDENCE, MENTAL and THE NEW ADVENTURES OF OLD CHRISTINE.

GUILLERMO CIENFUEGOS (Director) most recently directed Vince Melocchi’s JULIA - both here (for which he was nominated for an LA Weekly Theatre Award for Best Director), and in New York at the 59E59Theatre Off Broadway. His previous collaboration with Vince Melocchi at PRT, LIONS, was nominated for an Ovation Award and published by Samuel French. He is also the found­ing producer/director of the critically acclaimed LA company nom de guerre, where he directed a number of plays and films includingPAINS OF YOUTH (for which he was named among the top directors of the year by Backstage) and the company’s sig­nature improvisationally-developed pieces STAY SWEET STAY HAPPYand OUT OF TIME.

Written by WENDY JOHNSON

Directed by GUILLERMO CIENFUEGOS

Set  and Light Design by NORMAN SCOT.

Costumes Designed by AUDREY EISNER

Sound Design by KEITH STEVENSON

Composer/Musical Direction by EDAN NORMAN FRIEBERGER

Stage Manager: RICK GARRISON

Executive Producer: MARILYN FOX

Produced by KEITH STEVENSON

Cast: DAN COLE, MELODY DOYLE, TERRANCE  ELTON, MARILYN FOX, WENDY JOHNSON, KEVIN QUINN and SARAH ZINSSER

OPENS:  Saturday, April 14 at 8:00 p.m.

PERFORMANCES:  Thursday through Saturday at 8:00 p.m.; Sunday at 3:00 p.m.

CLOSES:  Sunday, May 27, 2012  at 3:00 p.m.

TICKETS:  $20.00 – $28.00; Group rates available.

PACIFIC RESIDENT THEATRE

705 1/2 Venice Boulevard

Venice, CA 90291

(four blocks west of Lincoln Blvd.)

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