EDGES to Play Rockwell: Table & Stage, 2/4 & 11
Los Angeles's most exciting live, music performance space Rockwell: Table & Stage will add to its stellar lineup, a production of "Edges" on February 4 and February 11. The show is a song cycle about coming of age, growth and self-discovery through the eyes of four 20-somethings facing their "quarter-life crisis." The songs cover such universal issues as love, commitment, identity, and meaning. Characters deal with confronting emotions, escaping expectations and deciphering complicated relationships. Doors open at 7PM and the show begins at 8PM. Tickets range from $25 Premiere / $20 Reserved, For ticket information please call (323) 661-6163 (ext 20) or visit www.rockwell- la.com.
"Edges" was written by Benj Pasek and Justin Paul who wrote the songs while they were attending the University of Michigan. They won the Jonathan Larson award in 2006 and have since been nominated for a Tony Award for their work on "A Christmas Story: The Musical." The show has been produced over 100 times around the world.
This production is produced by "8ft Tall Production" and directed by Payson Lewis with musical direction by Christopher Lloyd Bratten. Highlights from the score include "Become," "Lying There," "Along the Way," "In Short," and "Ready to be Loved."
Janel Parrish, who plays Mona on the ABC Family hit "Pretty Little Liars" heads up the cast of four. Parrish got her start doing musical theater on Broadway in "Les Miserables" but quickly transitioned to TV/Film starring in "Bratz", "Hawaii Five-O" on CBS, and "Heroes" on NBC. Joining her in the cast are Payson Lewis from NBC's "The Sing-Off", Molly McCook from "Glee" on FOX, and Tyler Scheef from Nickelodeon's "VicTORIous."
Payson Lewis is a regular in the LA theater scene having appeared in Over The Moon's production of "Spring Awakening", "For The Record: Baz Lurhmann", and Glory|Struck Production's "Bare" for which he was nominated for "Best Leading Actor in a Musical" by BroadwayWorld.com. He has also made several TV appearances on "How I Met Your Mother" on CBS, "Rules of Engagement" on CBS, and "Love Bites" on NBC.
Molly McCook most recently appeared in "Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D." on ABC and "Glory Daze" on TBS. She too was in Over The Moon's production of "Spring Awakening" and originated the title role in "OctoMom: The Musical."
Tyler Scheef rounds out the cast with a long list of musical theater credits including stints in "Utah Festival Opera and Musical Theatre" and in Over the Moon's "Rent." He also recently starred in Performance Riverside's production of "The Secret Garden" as Dickon.