LOOK HOMEWARD, ANGEL Opens 11/2 at Secret Rose Theatre
A 17 year old boy trying to find his way, a beautiful stranger's arrival at the boarding house, and a family that might just remember how to love one another before it is too late. And then there's Eliza, the infamous mother of this invention. This Holiday Season, journey to North Carolina circa 1916 as a young man rises to fulfill his destiny to be "somebody" . Based on Thomas Wolfe's autobiographical novel of the same name, Look Homeward, Angel examines the life of a young man growing up in a small town in the mountains of North Carolina during the early part of the 20th century. Brimming with fascinating and colorful characters, the play is funny, engaging, and ultimately poignant as our hero, Eugene, finds his way through love and loss.
The original Broadway production opened at the Ethel Barrymore Theater on November 28, 1957 and ran for 564 performances. The play won the Pulitzer Prize for Drama as well as the New York Drama Critics' Circle Award, and was nominated for multiple 1958 Tony Awards. The play also went on to win the Laurence Olivier Award for Best New Play and was recently revived in New York to huge acclaim in a production helmed by Austin Pendleton.
The Production Company is honored to announce that the impressive, appealing cast includes Grant Tambellini and AJ Jones as brothers Eugene and Ben, and Alison Blanchard and Geoffrey Wade as the ubiquitous Eliza and W.O. Gant. Brilliant and inventive support is in the more-than capable hands of Christiane Amorosia, Alex Denney, Marika Engelhardt, Hugh Kinslow, Bill Lewis, Mary Mather, Kelly McCracken, Michelle Simek, and Amelia White, play is assistant irected by Phil Talsky who also did sound design, with lighting design by Matt Richter, set design by August Viverito, dialect coaching by Pat Willson, and the production is stage managed by Scott Fleming.
LOOK HOMEWARD, ANGEL will run Fridays and Saturdays at 8 PM and Sundays at 3 PM, November 2 through December 14, 2013 at The Secret Rose Theatre in the heart of the NoHo Arts District. Tickets are $25, general admission, and can be purchased at theprodco.com or 1-800-838-3006. SPECIAL LOW-PRICED PREVIEW FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 1, at 8 PM, a preview price: $15. (No performances between Nov. 29 and Dec. 1st)