Photo Coverage: Curtain Call And Press Night Of The Troubies' A CHRISTMAS CAROLE KING

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TROUBADOUR THEATER COMPANY continues its 25th Silver anniversary season (bringing Los Angeles audiences a quarter century of mayhem!), with their 18th annual holiday offering, A CHRISTMAS Carole King, with musical direction by Derrick Finely choreography by Matt Walker, Suzanne Jolie Narbonne and Luis "L.T." Martinez, and adapted & directed by Matt Walker. A CHRISTMAS Carole King will preview on Saturday, December 7 at 4pm & 8pm; Sunday, December 8 at 4pm; Thursday, December 12 at 8pm; and will open on Friday, December 13 at 8pm and perform through Sunday, December 22 at 4pm at the El Portal Theatre, 5269 Lankershim Blvd. in North Hollywood.

For their 18th annual holiday offering, The Troubies have combined the soulful sounds of songstress Carole King with one of the most enduring stories of our time - Charles Dickens' "A Christmas Carol" - and the result is SO FAR AWAY from what you'd expect! Will Ebenezer Scrooge wake up ONE FINE DAY feeling like a NATURAL WOMAN and finally BELIEVE IN HUMANITY? Will he break his CHAINS and be shown what's truly BEAUTIFUL, and discover he has a CORAZON before IT'S TOO LATE, BABY? Will Tiny Tim go UP ON THE ROOF and ask, WILL YOU STILL LOVE ME TOMORROW? This December do the LOCOMOTION, (or the NoHo Metro) to the El Portal Theatre for many happy tidings of comfort and joy. Prepare for the rockin' sounds of the Troubadorchestra to make you FEEL THE EARTH MOVE UNDER YOUR FEET! Experience the Holi-daze like never before, because, this magical season, YOU'VE GOT A FRIEND in the Troubies!

Matt Walker (Director/Choreographer/Adapter) Since 1995, he has been artistic director of The Troubadour Theater Company in Los Angeles, directing over 40 original productions and been honored with the Orange County Weekly Theater Award for Career Achievement, the Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle Award for Sustained Excellence in Theater, and the LADCC's Joel Hirschhorn Award for Outstanding Achievement in Musical Theater. Matt has worked professionally in TV, film, theater, opera, theme parks, corporate entertainment, and circus. And most recently, Matt co-wrote the screenplay for the Garry Marshall film, "Mother's Day," as well as serving as on-set writer for Garry's previous two films, "Valentine's Day" (2009), and "New Year's Eve." (2011). Matt currently serves as a writer/director for Universal Studios Hollywood theme park, and has written and/or directed the entertainment shows for Harry Potter land, the Special Effects Show, and the Jurassic World Raptor Experience. In addition, Matt has worked as a Disney Imagineer on various projects both for Los Angeles and Orlando, FL.

The cast of A CHRISTMAS Carole King will feature (in alphabetical order): Rick Batalla, Chelle Denton, Beth Kennedy, Janelle Lillian, Luis "L.T." Martinez, Mike Sulprizio, Cloie Wyatt Taylor, Matt Walker and David C. Wright.

The Design Team for A CHRISTMAS Carole King is as follows: Set Design by Christopher Murillo; Sound Design by Daniel C. Tator; Costume Design by Halei Parker. The Production Stage Manager is Corey Womack.

A CHRISTMAS Carole King will preview on Saturday, December 7 at 4pm & 8pm; Sunday, December 8 at 4pm & Thursday, December 12 at 8pm; will open on Friday, December 13 at 8pm and perform through Sunday, December 22 at 4pm at the El Portal Theatre, 5269 Lankershim Blvd. in North Hollywood.

Performances are Fridays at 8pm; Saturdays at 4pm & 8pm; Sundays at 4pm; with an added performance on Thursday, December 19 at 8pm.

Ticket prices range from $50 - $75. Tickets available online at www.elportaltheatre.com or by calling the box office at (818) 508-4200 or (866) 811-4111.

Photo Coverage: Curtain Call And Press Night Of The Troubies' A CHRISTMAS CAROLE KING
Matt Walker, Mike Sulprizio, Janelle Lillian, Luis "L.T." Martinez, and Beth Kennedy

Photo Coverage: Curtain Call And Press Night Of The Troubies' A CHRISTMAS CAROLE KING
Matt Walker, Rick Batalla, Mike Sulprizio, Janelle Lillian, Luis "L.T." Martinez, and Beth Kennedy

Photo Coverage: Curtain Call And Press Night Of The Troubies' A CHRISTMAS CAROLE KING
Beth Kennedy, Mike Sulprizio, Matt Walker, Chelle Denton, Dave C. Wright, Cloie Wyatt Taylor, Janelle Lillian, and Rick Batalla

Photo Coverage: Curtain Call And Press Night Of The Troubies' A CHRISTMAS CAROLE KING
Beth Kennedy, Mike Sulprizio, Matt Walker, Chelle Denton, Dave C. Wright, Cloie Wyatt Taylor, Janelle Lillian, Luis "L.T." Martinez, and Rick Batalla

Photo Coverage: Curtain Call And Press Night Of The Troubies' A CHRISTMAS CAROLE KING
Beth Kennedy, Mike Sulprizio, Matt Walker, Chelle Denton, Dave C. Wright, Cloie Wyatt Taylor, Janelle Lillian, Luis "L.T." Martinez, and Rick Batalla

Photo Coverage: Curtain Call And Press Night Of The Troubies' A CHRISTMAS CAROLE KING
Silas James, Patrick Steven Toth, Beth Kennedy, Mike Sulprizio, Matt Walker, Chelle Denton, Dave C. Wright, Cloie Wyatt Taylor, Janelle Lillian, Luis "L.T." Martinez, Rick Batalla, and Kendall Johnson

Photo Coverage: Curtain Call And Press Night Of The Troubies' A CHRISTMAS CAROLE KING
Silas James, Patrick Steven Toth, Beth Kennedy, Mike Sulprizio, Matt Walker, Chelle Denton, Dave C. Wright, Cloie Wyatt Taylor, Janelle Lillian, Luis "L.T." Martinez, Rick Batalla, and Kendall Johnson

Photo Coverage: Curtain Call And Press Night Of The Troubies' A CHRISTMAS CAROLE KING
Luis "L.T." Martinez

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Matt Walker, Chelle Denton, Mike Sulprizio, and Dave C. Wright

Photo Coverage: Curtain Call And Press Night Of The Troubies' A CHRISTMAS CAROLE KING
Cloie Wyatt Taylor, Janelle Lillian, and Luis "L.T." Martinez

Photo Coverage: Curtain Call And Press Night Of The Troubies' A CHRISTMAS CAROLE KING
Rick Batalla, Beth Kennedy, Mike Sulprizio, Janelle Lillian, Chelle Denton, and Luis "L.T." Martinez

Photo Coverage: Curtain Call And Press Night Of The Troubies' A CHRISTMAS CAROLE KING
Patrick Steven Toth, Matt Walker, Cloie Wyatt Taylor, Rick Batalla, and Beth Kennedy

Photo Coverage: Curtain Call And Press Night Of The Troubies' A CHRISTMAS CAROLE KING
Patrick Steven Toth, Matt Walker, Janelle Lillian, Cloie Wyatt Taylor, Rick Batalla, Mike Sulprizio, Beth Kennedy, Chelle Denton, Dave C. Wright, and Kendall Johnson

Photo Coverage: Curtain Call And Press Night Of The Troubies' A CHRISTMAS CAROLE KING
Patrick Steven Toth, Matt Walker, Janelle Lillian, Cloie Wyatt Taylor, Mike Sulprizio, Luis "L.T." Martinez, Beth Kennedy, Chelle Denton, and Dave C. Wright

Photo Coverage: Curtain Call And Press Night Of The Troubies' A CHRISTMAS CAROLE KING
Kathleen Marshall LaGambina, Siena LaGambina, Beth Kennedy, and Barbara Marshall

Photo Coverage: Curtain Call And Press Night Of The Troubies' A CHRISTMAS CAROLE KING
Kathleen Marshall LaGambina, Siena LaGambina, and Rick Batalla

Photo Coverage: Curtain Call And Press Night Of The Troubies' A CHRISTMAS CAROLE KING
Janelle Lillian and Beth Kennedy

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Beth Kennedy and Alicia Ruskin

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Mia Marcon and Janelle Lillian

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Suzanne Jolie Narbonne and Joe Leo Bwarie

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Cloie Wyatt Taylor, Chelle Denton, and Matt Walker

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Director Matt Walker and Choreographer and Wig Mistress Suzanne Jolie Narbonne

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Chelle Denton

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Matt Walker, Steven Stanley, and Suzanne Jolie Narbonne

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Paidge Oo, Beth Kennedy, and Zara Samin

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Dave C. Wright and Chelle Denton

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Courtney Mancini and Cloie Wyatt Taylor

Photo Coverage: Curtain Call And Press Night Of The Troubies' A CHRISTMAS CAROLE KING
Eddy Will and Beth Kennedy

Photo Coverage: Curtain Call And Press Night Of The Troubies' A CHRISTMAS CAROLE KING
Eddy Will, Beth Kennedy, and Paidge Oo

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Suzie Sulprizio, Mike Sulprizio, and Emma Sulprizio

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Matt Walker and David Elzer

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The Company

Photo Coverage: Curtain Call And Press Night Of The Troubies' A CHRISTMAS CAROLE KING
The Company

Photo Coverage: Curtain Call And Press Night Of The Troubies' A CHRISTMAS CAROLE KING
The Cast and Creative Team

Photo Coverage: Curtain Call And Press Night Of The Troubies' A CHRISTMAS CAROLE KING
The Cast and Creative Team

Photo Coverage: Curtain Call And Press Night Of The Troubies' A CHRISTMAS CAROLE KING
Assistant Costume Designer Taylor Decker and Luis "L.T." Martinez

Photo Coverage: Curtain Call And Press Night Of The Troubies' A CHRISTMAS CAROLE KING
Morgan Rustler and Chelle Denton

Photo Coverage: Curtain Call And Press Night Of The Troubies' A CHRISTMAS CAROLE KING
Rick Batalla and Sheri Lynn Batalla

Photo Coverage: Curtain Call And Press Night Of The Troubies' A CHRISTMAS CAROLE KING
Cloie Wyatt Taylor, Chelle Denton, Janelle Lillian, and Beth Kennedy

Photo Coverage: Curtain Call And Press Night Of The Troubies' A CHRISTMAS CAROLE KING
Luis "L.T." Martinez, Steven Stanley, and Suzanne Jolie Narbonne

Photo Coverage: Curtain Call And Press Night Of The Troubies' A CHRISTMAS CAROLE KING
Costume Designer Halei Parker, and Steven Stanley

Photo Coverage: Curtain Call And Press Night Of The Troubies' A CHRISTMAS CAROLE KING
Choreographer and Wig Mistress Suzanne Jolie Narbonne, Costume Designer Halei Parker, and Assistant Costume Designer Taylor Decker




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