Theatre of NOTE presents West Coast Premiere of WELCOME TO THE WHITE ROOM

Theatre of NOTE presents West Coast Premiere of WELCOME TO THE WHITE ROOMTheatre of NOTE announces its production of the west coast premiere of WELCOME TO THE WHITE ROOM, written by Trish Harnetiaux and directed by Megan A McGuane. WELCOME TO THE WHITE ROOM will preview Friday and Saturday, August 11 and 12, at 8pm, and will open on Thursday, August 17 at 8pm and run through Saturday, September 16 at Theatre of NOTE, 1517 N Cahuenga Blvd (just north of Sunset) in Hollywood.

In WELCOME TO THE WHITE ROOM, we discover Ms. White, Mr. Paine, and Jennings shortly after they have arrived in a completely white room, following their journey within as they attempt to figure out exactly what they are meant to do. There are the letters that only Ms. White can read. There is the arrival of The Last Deck of Cards in the World. There are The Three Devices. There is the constant advancement of the levels. Somewhere between throwing a party, suppressing sexual tensions, and dancing a violent tango, this senseless world summons its puppeteer. And our three puppets are in for a big surprise.

TRISH HARNETIAUX (Playwright) Her plays include How to Get into Buildings (New Georges/The Brick/Soho Rep Lab) and Welcome to the White Room (Glass Mind Theatre), both recently published by Samuel French. If You Can Get To Buffalo (Incubator Arts Project/Son of Semele Ensemble/The Acme Corporation) is forthcoming from Samuel French. Harnetiaux is currently developing her new plays Weren't You in My Science Class? (Ars Nova, Prelude Festival) and Tin Cat Shoes (Playwrights Horizons & Clubbed Thumb/Ars Nova). She was a member of the Soho Rep Writer/Director Lab and Ars Nova Play Group, and is an affiliate member of New Georges. MFA in playwriting, Brooklyn College.

MEGAN A. MCGUANE (Director) is a Los Angeles-based theater director with roots in Chicago, where she remains a founding ensemble member of Sideshow Theatre Company, and served as the Executive Director from 2007 to 2016. A recent transplant, Megan has directed for Chalk Repertory Theatre (Chalk Rep Flash Festival 2016), Echo Theatre (staged reading) and the Playwright's Union (First Peek Festival 2017). Megan focuses on new works and world premieres, and has directed multiple plays with Sideshow Theatre (Chalk, Tyrant, The Burden of Not Having a Tail, Theories of the Sun) and also at Southern Illinois University, iO Chicago, and 20% Theatre Company. She is a proud graduate of The Catholic University of America.

The cast of WELCOME TO THE WHITE ROOM features Sierra Marcks, Chris Gardner, Sarah Lilly and Reuben Uy. WELCOME TO THE WHITE ROOM features the talents of an impressive array of acclaimed designers and choreographers including Assistant Director Greg Nussen, Set Designer Amanda Knehans, Costume Designer Sarah Figoten Wilson, Sound Designer Dean Harada, Lighting Designer Rebecca Raines, Prop and Culinary Designer Andrea Ruth, Fight Choreographer Jen Albert, Dance Choreographer Nancy Dobbs Owen, and Assistant Dance Choreographer Ana Cardenas. The production is stage managed by Kelly Egan.

WELCOME TO THE WHITE ROOM will preview on Friday and Saturday, August 11 and 12, at 8pm and will open on Thursday, August 17 at 8pm. It runs through Saturday, September 16 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.




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