filled with laughter, music as well as anger.
Ken Gray is the director of the Theatre Arts Department
production. The cast features Karl Simon Vahlne as Steven. Now a
Glendale resident, Vahlne hails from Sweden. The role of John is
played by Richard Sharrah of Glendale. He comes to GCC from Oklahoma.
Dad is portrayed by Rich Scolari of Tujunga, who is also the sound
designer and assistant director. Mum is played by Christy Cassel of
Montrose. She has appeared on TV shows, such as "Seinfeld," "Melrose
Place" and "Baywatch," and in movies that include "As Good as it
Gets" and "Boogie Nights."
Other cast member are Glendale residents Raymond Lee, Ben
Magallanes Jr., Chris Narimani, Matt Waters and Alex Wooten. Jennifer
Ullrich of La Crescenta, Brian Dembkoski of Los Angeles and Burbank
residents Jennifer Bordwell, Steve Ramos and Dante Rizzo are also in
Reservations are strongly recommended due to limited seating in
the college auditorium Studio Theatre. There is no late seating.
Tickets are $10, $6 for students and seniors, and $4 each for groups
of 10 or more. For reservations, call 240-1000, ext. 5618. This
production contains adult language and subject matter. Performances
are at 8 tonight and 2 p.m. Sunday. Additional performances are at 8
p.m. Thursday through Nov. 13, at 2 p.m. Nov. 14 and at 8 p.m. Nov.
18, 19 and 20.
The grace and style of the Far East will be honored during the
Japanese Garden Festival today and Sunday at Descanso Gardens.
A suiseki (water stone) exhibit and an annual chrysanthemum show
and sale will be from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. both days. A family Taiko
drumming classes will be offered from 2 to 2:45 p.m. and from 3 to
3:45 p.m. today on the Main Lawn. Registration will open at 10:30
Japanese Dancers from the school of Madam Fujima Kansuma will
perform traditional dances at 1 p.m. Sunday.
Descanso Gardens is at 1418 Descanso Drive, La Canada Flintridge
For admission information, call 949-4200 or visit
VERDUGO HILLS ART
GROUP HAS SHOW
Lorraine Ruby received the Best of Show for her watercolor