Photo Flash: First Look at West Coast Premiere of Edward Albee's OCCUPANT Starring Martha Hackett

The West Coast Premiere of Edward Albee's Occupant marks the third production in the nonprofit's Inaugural Season, delving into the life of great American sculptor Louise Nevelson. Martha Hackett (Arena Stage, South Coast Repertory, Mark Taper Forum, Star Trek: Voyager) and James Liebman (Rogue Machine, Skylight Theatre Company, Masters of Sex) will star in one of the last plays written by Pulitzer Prize and Tony-winning playwright, Edward Albee. Directed by Actors Co-op Artistic Chairperson Heather Chesley, Occupant will play a limited run, Now through March 4, 2018.

Tickets, starting at $45, are available now by calling (818) 955-8101 or visiting garrymarshalltheatre.org.

In a most unconventional interview, the unapologetically flamboyant, fearlessly groundbreaking, and iconic New York sculptor Louise Nevelson (Martha Hackett) reveals her artistic triumphs and her tumultuous personal struggles. Having emerged in the art world during the Abstract Expressionist movement, Nevelson utilized found materials from urban debris to create innovative sculptural environments. The stories her work told evoked her background as a Jewish immigrant from Russia, her artistic training in New York and Germany, and as a successful woman in a male-dominated medium. Determined to be seen and heard, ever struggling under the shadow of men during her time, she muses on her sordid past in Edward Albee's poignant work about his friend, one of the most singular sculptors of the 20th century.

Edward Albee's Occupant has never before been produced on the West Coast.

The creative team includes Scenic Design by Stephen Gifford, Costume Design by Paula Higgins, Sound Design by Robert A. Ramirez, Lighting Design by Jean-Yves Tessier,Makeup design by John Stapleton senior artists for MAC Cosmetics, Casting by Amy Lieberman, and Stage Management by Dale Alan Cooke.

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Photo Flash: First Look at West Coast Premiere of Edward Albee's OCCUPANT Starring Martha Hackett

Photo Flash: First Look at West Coast Premiere of Edward Albee's OCCUPANT Starring Martha Hackett

Photo Flash: First Look at West Coast Premiere of Edward Albee's OCCUPANT Starring Martha Hackett

Photo Flash: First Look at West Coast Premiere of Edward Albee's OCCUPANT Starring Martha Hackett

Photo Flash: First Look at West Coast Premiere of Edward Albee's OCCUPANT Starring Martha Hackett

Photo Flash: First Look at West Coast Premiere of Edward Albee's OCCUPANT Starring Martha Hackett

Photo Flash: First Look at West Coast Premiere of Edward Albee's OCCUPANT Starring Martha Hackett

Photo Flash: First Look at West Coast Premiere of Edward Albee's OCCUPANT Starring Martha Hackett


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