Write Act Rep Annnounces Special Limited Engagement Of THEIR FINEST HOUR: CHURCHILL AND MURROW
Write Act Repertory's Producing Artistic Director John Lant and Anne Mesa are pleased to announce a Special Limited Engagement of the world premiere of Willard Manus' THEIR FINEST HOUR: CHURCHILL AND MURROW. July 27 - August 5, 2018. The final production in the series, Three By Will In Rep, is directed by Stu Berg. The show returns for two weekends at Write Act Repertory @ The Brickhouse Theatre. This full-length play sheds light on the unique relationship between Winston Churchill and Edward R. Murrow during the early years of WW II when England was under attack by Hitler's Air Force. Murrow, who was covering the war for CBS Radio News, not only became friendly with Churchill, but had a passionate and adulterous love affair with the Prime Ministers daughter-in-law.
Under the direction of Stu Berg, THEIR FINEST HOUR stars Michael Karm*, Tyler Cook, Chantelle Albers, and Beau Hogan. July 27 - Aug 5, 2018. Fridays @ 8:00PM, Saturdays @ 4:00PM & 8:00PM, Sundays @ 2:00PM & 6:00PM. (*AEA)
Playwright Willard Manus has had over 40 plays produced in LA, regionally, and in Europe. Frank and Ava won a best-play award at the 2015 Hollywood Fringe Festival and has been turned into a feature film. Other recent plays include Frank And Ava, Bird Lives!, Berlin Cowboys, and Who Killed Comrade Rabbit (co-written with Ilia Volok). Manus is also a novelist whose best-known book, Mott the Hoople, became the name of the British rock band of the 70s. He is a member of The Actors Studio, Playwrights/Directors unit and the Los Angeles Film Critics Association. Will also publishes the online literary review, Lively-Arts.com.