Photo Flash: First Look at Center Theatre Group's FOR THE LOVE OF (OR, THE ROLLER DERBY PLAY)

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Theatre of NOTE's production of "For The Love Of (or, the roller derby play)," which Center Theatre Group is remounting at the Kirk Douglas Theatre as part of the third annual Block Party: Celebrating Los Angeles Theatre, will open this Saturday, March 9 at 8 p.m. Written by Gina Femia and directed by Rhonda Kohl, "For The Love Of" is currently in previews and will close March 17.

The cast includes Crystal Diaz, Elinor Gunn, Liesel Hanson, Faith Imafidon, Cindy Lin, Nadia Marina, Lynn Odell, Alina Phelan, Briana Price, Nicole Gabriella Scipione, Yolanda Snowball, Jenny Soo, Nancy Stone and Tania Verafield.

The design team includes scenic design by Eli Smith, costume design by Vicki Conrad, lighting design by Rose Malone and sound design by Gilly Moon. The production stage manager is Brooke Baldwin.

"For The Love Of" follows Joy and Michelle, long-term partners who find their lives turned upside down when Joy joins a roller derby team called the Brooklyn Scallywags. Joy becomes close with the star of the team, Lizzie Lightning, and must decide how much she's willing to sacrifice to follow her heart.

Photo Credit: Craig Schwartz

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Photo Flash: First Look at Center Theatre Group's FOR THE LOVE OF (OR, THE ROLLER DERBY PLAY)
Tania Verafield, Jenny Soo, Alina Phelan, Crystal Diaz, Yolanda Snowball, Faith Imafidon, Lynn Odell, Briana Price, Liesel Hanson and Faith Imafidon

Photo Flash: First Look at Center Theatre Group's FOR THE LOVE OF (OR, THE ROLLER DERBY PLAY)
Briana Price

Photo Flash: First Look at Center Theatre Group's FOR THE LOVE OF (OR, THE ROLLER DERBY PLAY)
Tania Verafield and Lynn Odell, Liesel Hanson and Alina Phelan

Photo Flash: First Look at Center Theatre Group's FOR THE LOVE OF (OR, THE ROLLER DERBY PLAY)
Briana Price and Elinor Gunn

Photo Flash: First Look at Center Theatre Group's FOR THE LOVE OF (OR, THE ROLLER DERBY PLAY)
Crystal Diaz, Briana Price, Tania Verafield and Liesel Hanson

Photo Flash: First Look at Center Theatre Group's FOR THE LOVE OF (OR, THE ROLLER DERBY PLAY)
Tania Verafield and Briana Price

Photo Flash: First Look at Center Theatre Group's FOR THE LOVE OF (OR, THE ROLLER DERBY PLAY)
Tania Verafield, Liesel Hanson, Jenny Soo, Briana Price, Lynn Odell, Crystal Diaz and Yolanda Snowball

Photo Flash: First Look at Center Theatre Group's FOR THE LOVE OF (OR, THE ROLLER DERBY PLAY)
Alina Phelan

Photo Flash: First Look at Center Theatre Group's FOR THE LOVE OF (OR, THE ROLLER DERBY PLAY)
Nancy Stone, Faith Imafidon, Cindy Lin, Nadia Marina and Nicole Gabriella Scipione

Photo Flash: First Look at Center Theatre Group's FOR THE LOVE OF (OR, THE ROLLER DERBY PLAY)
Yolanda Snowball

Photo Flash: First Look at Center Theatre Group's FOR THE LOVE OF (OR, THE ROLLER DERBY PLAY)
Crystal Diaz

Photo Flash: First Look at Center Theatre Group's FOR THE LOVE OF (OR, THE ROLLER DERBY PLAY)
Lynn Odell

Photo Flash: First Look at Center Theatre Group's FOR THE LOVE OF (OR, THE ROLLER DERBY PLAY)
Jenny Soo

Photo Flash: First Look at Center Theatre Group's FOR THE LOVE OF (OR, THE ROLLER DERBY PLAY)
Liesel Hanson

Photo Flash: First Look at Center Theatre Group's FOR THE LOVE OF (OR, THE ROLLER DERBY PLAY)
Tania Verafield, Yolanda Snowball, Crystal Diaz, Lynn Odell, Alina Phelan and Briana Price



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