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By Joyce Rudolph | August 26, 2009
Director David Rose is pulling from his own family relationships to fill in the generation gap between two characters in the play “Visiting Mr. Green,” which begins preview performances tonight at the Colony Theatre. The story by playwright Jeff Baron is about two men, one 86 years old and the other 29, who are thrown together by fate and, over the course of the play, develop a bond, Rose said. Jack Axelrod plays Mr. Green, a recent widower living alone in an apartment in New York City.
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August 29, 2009
Send DATEBOOK items to Burbank Leader, 221 N. Brand Blvd., 2nd Floor, Glendale, CA 91203 or fax to (818) 241-1975. Submissions must be received two weeks before publication. ? ONSTAGE The Falcon Theatre presents the Troubadour Theater Company?s ?Oedipus the King, Mama!? directed by Matt Walker at 4252 W. Riverside Drive, Burbank. The musical parody brings together Sophocles? twisted tragedy, ?Oedipus the King,? and the music of Elvis Presley. The play closes Sept.
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By DAVID LAURELL | September 2, 2009
While any visit to the Colony Theatre is guaranteed to offer an evening of exceptional entertainment, theatergoers who made their way to the Downtown Burbank venue Saturday evening encountered a visit that also proved to be humorous, complicated, thought-provoking and poignant. To raise the curtain on the second production of their 35th season, the Colony Theatre Company presented author Jeff Baron’s provocative play “Visiting Mr. Green.” As Colony staff, longtime supporters and first-time visitors engaged in pre-show mingling in the theater’s lobby, actors Antonie Knoppers and Jack Axelrod were squirreled away in their upstairs dressing rooms doing last-minute preparations for their respective roles as 20-something Ross Gardiner and the octogenarian Mr. Green.
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By Liana Aghajanian | September 2, 2009
With wine-colored couches, ancient floral tapestry and newspapers strewn across the room of an apartment on the lower east side of New York City, the intimate setting of “Visiting Mr. Green” isn’t the only thing that will charm you. Written by Jeff Baron and directed by David Rose, the Colony Theatre’s second production of the season is a delightfully funny comedy with a deeper meaning that’s sure to move you while...
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August 26, 2009
TODAY The Sierra Club Group will have its monthly meeting from 7 to 9:15 p.m. at CitiBank, 2350 Honolulu Ave., Montrose. The speaker will present a program about the Black Hills. For more information, visit www.angeles.sierraclub.org/ verdugo. ? The Los Angeles Cinema Club will present a showing of members? ?how to? videos at 7:30 p.m. at the Social Hall of the Little White Chapel, 1711 Avon St., Burbank. For more information, call Walt Gilmore at (818)
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By Joyce Rudolph | August 26, 2009
Director David Rose is pulling from his own family relationships to fill in the generation gap between two characters in the play “Visiting Mr. Green,” which begins preview performances tonight at the Colony Theatre. The story by playwright Jeff Baron is about two men, one 86 years old and the other 29, who are thrown together by fate and, over the course of the play, develop a bond, Rose said. Jack Axelrod plays Mr. Green, a recent widower living alone in an apartment in New York City.
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