SKYPILOT THEATRE COMPANY presents the
World Premier of
By NATHAN WELLMAN
Directed by PAT TOWNE
“The play is a paean to the lives inhabited by many a southern poet and playwright, the likes of Thomas Wolfe, Carson McCollough, and Tennessee Williams. It’s the tale of a fractured, frenetic family, forever searching for the freedom we all so crave.” — Tolucan Times
“The moments of humor were brilliantly written, and most welcome.” … “The ending has a powerful punch. So much so, it left me contemplating life. To me, that is great storytelling.” — EvocativeMatters.com
“Making its ‘World Premier’ on stage at the Studio/Stage in Los Angeles is an original dramatic production … a play about a family that is dealing with everything from dark secrets, racial overtones, and the soul of a family that is very gritty, bitter and completely raw in expressing their prejudices — it’s called INHALE HARMONICA. I particularly loved the chemistry and realism of the performances, and that mixed with a darker subject matter made for an edge-of-your-seat experience…”
“SkyPilot Theatre’s production of “Inhale Harmonica” is a dramatic, adult drama about the misgivings in a family that really knows that secrets need to remain secrets as long as they can. Even if the most serious of prices need to be paid at whatever the cost. Yes, there is a harmonica and it actually plays an interesting ‘character’ too in this production. (No spoilers here.) You’ll have to bring your family and friends for this Kentucky-sized slice of grit, passion and a family gone-wrong. There is adult language and a few bursting gunshot sound effects. Check them out at www.SkyPilotTheatre.org and tell them Lorenzo sent you from www.FaceBook.com/TheGeekAuthority!”
Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays through November 16 at Studio/Stage at 520 N. Western Ave.
Press and professional comps at 805-208-3249.
$5 discount on-line only using code PORCH.
Get tickets HERE!Previews October 9 and 10 at 8 pm, October 11 at 7 pm. Performances October 16 – November 15, 2015, Fridays & Saturdays at 8 pm, and Sundays at 7 pm. At Studio/Stage: 520 North Western Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90004. Tickets are $20. Press and professional comps contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call 805-208-3249.
SkyPilot Theatre Company invades the 2015 Hollywood Fringe!
Presenting the World Premiere of
THE MERMAID WARS
By Adam Hahn
Directed by Nicholas Leland
In August, 2001, the United States was hit with a surprise attack by mermaids. For nearly 14 years, we’ve been fighting The Mermaid Wars, badly. In this converging collection of scenes and monologues, our enemies have never been so deadly or so lovely.
Starring Anthony Backman, Jeff Blumberg, Sohani Holland Cagliero, Tony DeCarlo, Kesia Elwin, Lise Hart, Claire Harvey, Jennifer Hogan, Darla Rose Jaffe, Lana Rae Jarvis, Starina Johnson, Henry Knotts, Claire Lake, Damien Landini, Ann-Marie Lariccia, Kerr Lordygan, Lauren Manzano, Christopher Palle, Marlon Samuda, Morry Schorr, Lejon Stewart, Jennifer Strand, Marisa Van Den Borre, Kayla Vosburg, Tina Walsch and Dwana White.
From the writer of SkyPilot’s critically acclaimed production’s KONG: A GODDAMN THIRTY FOOT GORILLA and EARTHBOUND: AN ELECTRONICA MUSICAL (LA Weekly “Pick of the Week”)
June 5th thru June 28th, 2015. Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays 8pm
Studio/Stage 520 N. Western Ave (One block south of Melrose), Los Angeles, CA 90004
Tickets are $15 and can be purchased here or call 800-838-3006
Press and professional comps contact email@example.com or call 323-229-2753
SkyPilot Theatre Company
Directed by Kristina Lloyd
CLUTCH is ripped right from the headlines — at least the sports headlines — as it contends with the concussion injuries experienced by professional football players, and the ruined lives that result. A serious topic with very humorous moments, CLUTCH takes place at the funeral of one-time NFL wide receiver Gordon Beers. Guests to include his estranged family, a fantasy football addict, a neuroscientist who’s hungry for brains, and the man who knocked Gordon out of the league.
Starring Henry Knotts, Phoebe Kuhlman, Damien Landini, Ellen Rae Littman, Bobby Neely, Duane Taniguchi and Dwana White
March 30th through May 5th, 2015. Monday and Tuesdays at 8pm
The Oak Room at the Sportsmans Lodge Event Center (next to River Rock Lounge) 12833 Ventura Blvd (at Coldwater Canyon), Studio City, CA 91604
A Theatre Connection
SkyPilot Theatre Company
THIS IS BANNED!
This is Banned is a fully immersive evening of ghosts, robots and otherwise dangerous theatre. Set in two worlds hundreds of years apart, this world premiere event written by acclaimed playwright Samantha Macher (To The New Girl, Warbride), is a brutal look at war in a dystopian future, and the haunting of firearm heiress Sarah Winchester. This is Banned is produced by the critically acclaimed A Theatre Connection and SkyPilot Theatre Company.
Directed by Jonathan Price and JR Esposito
Starring Jeff Alan-Lee, Carmen Flood, Ashley Fuller, Chera Holland, Amanda Horowitz, Jack Kennedy, Jason Kobeilus, Yukari Koseki, Kristina Lloyd, Guy Mack, Jeff Markle, Bob Rusch, Emma Sperka, Tina Walsch and Lois Weiss
Design team Tifanie McQueen, Matthew Richter and Anthony Backman
Runs October 24th-November 29th. Fridays and Saturdays 8pm
Performances are at NoHo Actors Studio, 5215 Lankershim Blvd., North Hollywood, CA 91601 (above Pit Fire Pizza)
Tickets are $20 general and $15 student. Call 800-838-3006 or go to www.ATHEATRECONNECTION.com
*Because of the immersive nature of the show, only 32 seats will be available for each performance.
SkyPilot Theatre Company’s workshop production of KEITH HARING: PIECES OF A LIFE will have two runs at two different spaces:
SAT, JULY 19th ~ SUN, JULY 20th ~ SAT, JULY 26th ~ SUN, JULY 27th
at Studio/Stage, located at 520 N. Western Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90004 (one block south of Melrose Ave.)
FRI, AUG 1st ~ SUN, AUG 3rd ~ FRI, AUG 8th ~ SUN, AUG 10th
at the NoHo Actors Studio, located at 5215 Lankershim Blvd., North Hollywood, CA 91601 (above Pit Fire Pizza)
All shows begin at 8pm. All tickets are $10.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
1980s phenomenon pop artist Keith Haring has a problem. Make that two problems. 1) He’s in a coma in February 1990, about to die. 2) The Man Who Knows Things and The Woman Who Knows (two beings that may or may not be gods) say his art’s going to kill lots of people—unless he travels back to key points in his own life and agrees to destroy it. The horrible thing is, they might be right…
As Keith races through a whirlwind of own life (constantly pursued by the mysterious Man and Woman), he and his friends—mercurial Basquiat, loyal Kenny Scharf, savvy Madonna, and enigmatic Andy Warhol— wrestle with the big questions: What does it mean to pursue a life in art? Can you ever find a balance between making your art and being happy? What do the Man and Woman really want? And how do you stop them?
Greg Machlin, the award-winning writer of Seven Days: A Fantasia on the Life of Miles Davis, Doug Oliphant, director behind the critically acclaimed RITE OF SEYMOUR by Allison Volk and SkyPilot Theatre, the company that brought you KONG: A GODDAMN 30-FOOT GORILLA by Adam Hahn, WARBRIDE by Samantha Macher and 4 MURDERS by Brett Neveu, bring you KEITH HARING: PIECES OF A LIFE.
“Tell me everything is going to be ok.”
A Theatre Connection
DETECTIVE PARTNER HERO VILLAIN
Written by Brett Neveu
Directed by Jonathan Price
Superheroes and crime noir are smashed together in the West Coast Premiere of Brett Neveu’s DETECTIVE PARTNER HERO VILLAIN, presented by A Theatre Connection and SkyPilot Theatre Company. As Detective Baker scrambles to find a serial killer, superhero Fantastic Phenomenon doesn’t offer his usual help. Baker pursues the clues with help from his partner Warren and super villain Supernova, but is he ready to uncover the truth? A truth that exposes the realities of life and death, and the ultimate consequences of trusting those who tell us to “keep the faith.”
Review Quotes from 2013 Chicago World Premiere
” ‘Recommended’. Compelling…the sort of potboiler Kierkegaard might have penned if he were really into comic books.” – Chicago Reader
“A big hit in a little package”. – Talkin Broadway
“This one sneaks up on us and it delivers in surprising ways.” -Chicago Critic
“Imagine if Woody Allen had written THE INCREDIBLES, that’s the DPHV banter. The conversations are soul-searching, quirky but witty, comic book based.” – ChicagoNow.com
Starring Anthony Backman, Bob Rusch, Paul A. Hicks, and Jeff Alan-Lee
Runs April 18-May 24, 2014, Fridays and Saturdays at 8pm
Performances at NoHo Actors Studio, 5215 Lankershim Blvd, North Hollywood, CA 91601 (above Pit Fire Pizza). Street parking available, plus paid public parking lot on Magnolia ½ block West of Lankershim and paid parking at Academy of Television Arts and Sciences across street from the theater.
Running Time 70 minutes
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