Stella Adler Lab Theatre Company Presents PURPLISH, SCHISM & THE STRAIGHT BOZO, Now thru 9/7

The Stella Adler Lab Theatre Company is proud to present Three One Act Shorts by the talented playwright Tim McNeil. Purplish, Schism and The Straight Bozo, set to open in The Stella Adler Gilbert Theatre tonight, August 15th, 2014. Proceeds from the run of this production will benefit The Stella Adler Academy & Theatre Scholarship Fund.


Playwright Mona is dying of cancer and trying to understand what comes after. She recruits her estranged love Amanda to help her discover the truth of her life, her love, and her career, in a most unusual way.

Starring Meghan Cox and Maia Nikiphoroff

Directed by Alex Aves

Assistant Director: Cesar DiBello


Urban has set up a Second Vatican in a Kansas farmhouse, where he and his devoted assistant Milla will attempt to bring down the corrupt Rome Vatican in this absurdist comedy about religion, desire, and love.

Starring Fanny Rosen and Tim McNeil

Directed by Alex Aves

Assistant Director: Alex Lemus


Evan Dougherty is a man with a secret traveling the morning commute on the Long Island Railroad. The secret will slowly come to light in this farcical comedy about the lives, worries, and anxieties of Wall Street's workers.

Starring Tim McNeil, Brad Kaz, and Nikki McCauley

Directed by Melanie Jones

Assistant Director: Alex Lemus

Produced by Rochelle Rossman

Executive Producer: John Jack Rodgers


The Stella Adler Theatre is a non-profit organization. The organization encompasses The Stella Adler Academy, a world renowned acting school to which many deserving student-actors receive substantial scholarships; The Stella Adler Outreach Program that serves children and senior citizens all around Los Angeles; and a production arm (The Stella Adler Lab Theatre Company), that brings new and classic plays to Los Angeles audiences. This particular production will serve as an Academy Benefit Fund Raiser. Proceeds from the run of the production will benefit The Stella Adler Academy & Theatre Scholarship and Outreach Fund.

Three Shorts will Open August 15th and run through September 7th, 2014 at The Stella Adler Theatre, on The Gilbert Stage. Performances are Friday, Saturday at 8:00PM and Sunday at 7:00PM. There are no preview performances.

Tickets are $20.00 General Admission / $10.00 Students & Seniors

Advance purchase at:

For general information call: (323) 455-3111

The evening includes Three One Act Plays by critically acclaimed Tim McNeil, Playwright In Residence at The Stella Adler Academy of Acting & Theatre. The production will run from August 15th, 2014 to September 7th, 2014.

WHERE: Stella Adler Academy & Theatre - Gilbert Stage, 6773 Hollywood Blvd., 2nd Floor, Hollywood, CA 90028

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