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Theatre of Note Presents of A BEAUTIFUL DAY IN NOVEMBER ON THE BANKS OF THE GREATEST OF THE GREAT LAKES

Theatre of NOTE announces its production of the Los Angeles premiere ofA Beautiful Day in November on the Banks of the Greatest of the Great Lakes, written by Kate Benson and directed by Laramie Dennis. A Beautiful Day in November on the Banks of the Greatest of the Great Lakes will preview Friday and Saturday, November 4 and 5, at 8pm, and will open on Thursday, November 10 at 8pm and run through Saturday, December 10 at Theatre of NOTE, 1517 N Cahuenga Blvd (just north of Sunset) in Hollywood.

A Beautiful Day in November on the Banks of the Greatest of the Great Lakes opens as three middle-aged sisters prepare an elaborate Thanksgiving dinner for the whole clan - including a nearly deaf grandpa, a mostly blind grandma, and a pair of professional sportscasters - in this upside-down, inside-out American family play.

A Beautiful Day in November on the Banks of the Greatest of the Great Lakes is a dark comedy that takes place around a holiday meal surrounded by family, a tasty bird, perfect gravy, plus color commentary. What could go wrong?

ABOUT THE CREATIVE TEAM

Kate Benson (Playwright) is a writer and actor living in Brooklyn. Her plays include A Beautiful Day in November on the Banks of the Greatest of the Great Lakes (Obie winner), produced by New Georges with the Women's Project Theater in 2015, [PORTO], Lee Miller, and Super Magic Wild Forest. She is a graduate of the Brooklyn College MFA Playwriting program and the recipient of the Clubbed Thumb Biennial Commission. She has performed at the Public, NYTW, PS 122, the Chocolate Factory, and LaMama.

LARAMIE DENNIS (Director) is a director/writer who lives in an updated hunting cabin in Echo Park. She first forged a career in New York, developing and directing Off-Broadway plays-most notably at the Obie Award-winning Soho Rep, and at Jim Simpson and Sigourney Weaver's Flea Theater. She co-founded and chaired, for six seasons, the Soho Rep Writer/Director Lab, a highly competitive program which to date has nudged into existence more than one hundred strange, wonderful plays. Collaborations with Kate Benson, spanning two decades, include You Can't Write a Love Letter (an original adaptation of Charles Bukowski's writings), Mac Wellman's Cleveland and Three Americanisms, and the world premiere of Ken Urban's The Female Terrorist Project.

ABOUT THE CAST AND DESIGN TEAM

The cast of A Beautiful Day in November on the Banks of the Greatest of the Great Lakes features: Judy Levitt, John Mackane, Sarah Lilly, Tegan Cohan, Debbie Jaffe, Nicole Scipione, Rebecca Light, David Bickford, Kjai Block and Chris Neiman.

A Beautiful Day in November on the Banks of the Greatest of the Great Lakes features the design talents of an impressive array of Los Angeles-area designers including Set Designer Morgan Lindsey Price, Lighting Designer Karyn Lawrence, Sound Designer Marc Antonio Pritchett, and Costume Designer Jenny Foldenauer. The production is stage managed by Aaron Saldana.

SCHEDULE AND PRICING

A Beautiful Day in November on the Banks of the Greatest of the Great Lakes will preview on Friday and Saturday, November 4 and 5, at 8pm and will open on Thursday, November 10 at 8pm. It runs through Saturday, December 10 at Theatre of NOTE, 1517 N Cahuenga Blvd (just north of Sunset) in Hollywood.

Performances are Fridays and Saturdays at 8pm, Sundays at 7pm. Ticket prices are $25; students and seniors $20. For tickets and details, please call 323-856-8611, or visit www.theatreofnote.com to purchase tickets online and to view the complete schedule.

For more information, photos, press interviews or for press comps, please contact David Elzer/DEMAND PR at 818/508-1754 or atDAVIDELZER@ME.COM or visit www.demandpr.com.


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