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ALRIGHT THEN Extends at Pacific Resident Theatre

ALRIGHT THEN Extends at Pacific Resident Theatre

Tony Award nominee, and winner of the Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle Award(Best Solo Performance 2015), Orson Bean, continues with the run of "Alright Then," co-starring Alley Mills at Pacific Resident Theatre. Directed by Guillermo Cienfuegos (Ovation Award and Los Angeles Drama Critic's Circle Award for Best Director) the show was inspired by Bean's multi-award winning companion piece SAFE AT HOME: An Evening with Orson Bean and tuns Thursdays - Saturdays at 8pm, and on Sundays at 3pm through April 15, 2018

As one of America's best-known raconteurs, and an undisputed triple threat, Orson Bean has entertained several generations of audiences in all forms of media. In his latest comical and genuine extravaganza, he and Alley Mills recount a magical but unlikely meeting that changed the course of their lives forever. A funny, vivid, and synchronistic journey about two artists who beat the odds in the world of entertainment, love...and marriage.

Orson Bean starred on Broadway for twenty years, winning a Theater World Award and garnering a Tony Award nomination; Best Featured Actor in a Musical. His stage career includes starring roles in the Broadway production ofWill Success Spoil Rock Hunter? (Walter Matthau and Jayne Mansfield), Never Too Late, and Illya Darling. Most recently, he garnered the Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle Award - Best Solo Performance - for his work at PRT in Safe at Home: An Evening with Orson Bean. Orson received a SAG Award nomination for his performance in the film "Being John Malkovich."

Orson is part of a generation that created the foundation for Broadway and Hollywood as it is today. As a comic, he appeared over 200 times on The Tonight Show, approximately one hundred times as substitute host. As a guest star, he was seen on To Tell The Truth for eight years. Bean appeared in TV cult favorites Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman andForever Fernwood. For seven years, he portrayed the storekeeper, Loren Bray, on the popular western drama, Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman. Orson recently appeared on Modern Family and played Roy Bender, Karen McCluskey's husband on the three final seasons of Desperate Housewives. His new film "Equalizer II" starring Denzel Washingtonwill be released in 2018.

Alley Mills is best know for her six year run as Norma Arnold on The Wonder Years, however she has starred in a dozen other series and numerous TV films. On the big screen Alley played the lead, oppositeJohn Candy, in the movie "Going Berserk." Her first professional appearance was in a Joe Papp New York Shakespeare Festivalproduction. She then embarked on a national tour as Juliet in Romeo and Juliet. On the west coast she has worked at the Mark Taper Forum and the American Conservatory Theater among others. She is a 20-year member of PRT. Currently she is a regular cast member of CBS daytime series The Bold and the Beautiful. She is a magna-cum-laude graduate of the first class of women at Yale and earned an M.A. at the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Arts.

Production Team: Marilyn Fox and Sara Newman-Martins (Producers), Christopher Moscatiello (Sound Design), and Matt Richter (Lighting Design), Kirkland (Costumes)

"Alright Then" runs Thursdays - Saturdays at 8pm, and on Sundays at 3pm through April 15, 2018. Pacific Resident Theatre is located at 703 Venice Blvd. in Venice, CA 90291. Tickets are $25 - $34 and can be purchased online athttp://www.pacificresidenttheatre.com or by calling (310) 822-8392.


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