Photo Coverage: 3-D Theatrical's THE PRODUCERS Curtain Call and Press Night Celebration
Kicking off 3-D's 2014 musical theatre season, The Producers opened February 1, 2014 at 8:00 pm. Performances will continue in Fullerton through Sunday, February 16. 3DT will then move the production to the Redondo Beach Performing Arts Center for its first season of "extended" performances February 21 - March 2. After being honored by the prestigious LA Stage Alliance with 15 Ovation Award nominations and 5 wins (including Best Musical) for their 2013 production of Jason Robert Brown's Parade, 3DT's Executive Producer/Artistic Director T.J. Dawson said "What better way to begin a new year season than with the musical that has won more Tony Awards than any other show in history." Check out the opening night photos below!
This uproarious comedy stars Jay Brian Winnick* as down-and-out producer Max Bialystock; Jeff Skowron* (2013 Ovation Award-winner Best Actor in a Musical/Parade) as Max's timid accountant Leo Bloom; and Hilary Michael Thompson* as Ulla, the Swedish bombshell that Bialystock and Bloom hire as their receptionist. Also featured isDavid Engel* as Roger DeBris; Norman Large* as Franz Liebkind, and Leigh Wakeford* as Carmen Ghia.
The ensemble includes Kim Arnett*, Danny Blaylock, Katelyn Blockinger, Chris Duir, Jessica Ernest, Casey Garritano, Annie Hinskton, Bonnie Kovar, Tracy Lore*, Adam Mantell, Leslie Miller, Eric Michael Parker, Justin Matthew Segura, Caleb Shaw, Laura Thatcher, and Stephanie Wolfe.
*Denotes Member of Actors Equity Association.
David Lamoureux (Director/Musical Director) returns to 3-D Theatricals for The Producers after collaborating on Avenue Q, I Love A Piano, and the company's Ovation award-winning Parade for which he received an Ovation nomination as Best Musical Direction. Linda Love-Simmons (Choreographer) is an award winning director and choreographer whose work has been seen on stage and screen from coast to coast.
Among those rounding out the creative and production teams are Production Manager: Teresa Hanrahan, Dance Captain: Kim Arnett*, Technical Director: Jene Roach, Production Stage Manager: Nicole Wessel*, Costume Design:William Ivey Long, Costume Coordinator/Wardrobe Supervisor: Yolanda Rowell, Set & Costumes provided by: NetWorks, Wig Design: Kat and Cliff Senior, Lighting Design: Steven Young, Sound Design: Julie Ferrin, Set Design:Robin Wagner, Prop Coordinators: Gretchen Morales, Melanie Cavaness, Make-Up Design: Denice Paxton, 3DT Company Manager & Assistant Stage Manager: David Jordan Nestor*, 3DT Box Office Manager: Hayden Hamilton, and 3DT Artistic Coordinator: Amber Snead.
Ticket Prices: $28 to $60. Ticket Handling Fee: $3 per ticket. Online Ticketing: www.3dtshows.com. Group and Student discounts are available.
Photo Credit: Lily Lim
Fullerton Mayor Doug Chaffee and Executive Producer /Artistic Director T.J. Dawson
The cast at curtain call
Anthony Houghton and Norman Large
Jess Ford and Katelyn Blockinger
Katelyn Blockinger and Ryan Cody Chlanda
Daniel Dawson and Leigh Wakeford
Brian Shaw and Laura Thatcher
Pamela Fisher Winnick and Jay Brian Winnick
Leigh Wakeford and David Engel
Adam Mantell and Laura Thatcher
Annie Hinskton, Justin Matthew Segura, Katelyn Blockinger, Jess Ford, and Jessica Ernest
The Lamoureux: Jordan, David, Kristen, Julie, and Coe