Rogue Machine to Stage FALLING, 10/12-12/1
ROGUE MACHINE THEATRE (BEST PRODUCTION two years in a row-Ovation, LADCC Awards, "Best Theatre Company of 2012" - LA Weekly) launches yet another World Premiere production, opening in the fourth slot for SEASON 6. A collective of award-winning and prominent Los Angeles based directors, writers, designers, and actors, Rogue Machine believes theatre to be an integral part of community life, a sacred space where audiences gather to be challenged, inspired, entertained, and provoked. By nurturing and introducing new works, Rogue Machine engages this community with arts that create dialogue and resonate long after the curtain closes.
The cast includes Anna Khaja (as Tami) who won the Ovation Award for Lead Actress in 2010 for her work in Shaheed: The Dream and Death of Benazir Bhutto (Ovation nominated for Production of the Year). MATT LITTLE (as Joshua/Lawrence) received awards for outstanding performance four consecutive years including the Ava Greewald Award, James and Nony Doolittle Award, Staley Musgrove Award, and the Jack Nicholson Award.TARA WINDLEY (as Lisa) was selected to participate in the Aaron Sorkin Los Angeles Symposium. As Tracy in Love Struck, starring Barbara Bain at Beverly Hills Playhouse, she garnered the Best Featured Actress Award from Stage Scene LA. KAREN LANDRY (as Grammy Sue) appeared at the Guthrie Theatre last season in the World Premiere of Christopher Hampton's Appomattox. She is a familiar to local audiences as an actress and director, having often performed at South Coast Repertory Theatre. Numerous TV credits include recent appearances on Justified and Criminal Minds. Karen starred in the film Patti Rocks, which won a Spirit Award, and she garnered a Best Actress Award for her work in After The Denim from the Atlantic City Film Fest. She starred in The Never Has Beenz, which won Best Comedy short there as well. Matthew Elkins(as Bill) starred in the West Coast Premiere of Samuel D. Hunter's A Bright New Boise (LA Times CRITIC'S CHOICE, "Pick of the Week - LA Weekly, Ovation Recommended), at Rogue Machine. He has appeared on the stages of theKennedy Center, Hollywood Bowl, Asolo Rep and the Utah Shakespearean Festival.
FALLING opens Oct 12th and runs through Dec 1, 2013. Performances are 8pm on Fri & Sat, and 3pm Sun. Special "Speaker Series" Oct 13th - Nov 10th after Sunday performances, with autistic musicians providing pre-show music. Playwright Deanna Jent (speaks 10/13), and Elanie Hall, founder of The Miracle Project (speaks (10/20). Rogue Machine is located at 5041 Pico Blvd., LA, CA 90019. Tickets are $30.Reservations: 855-585-5185 or at www.roguemachinetheatre.com.
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