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April 22, 2019
Contact (for media only): Lucy Pollak
Dan Lauria and Wendie Malick star in one-time performance
of Anne Nelson’s ‘The Guys’ to benefit Theatricum Botanicum
The Guys — In tribute to our own first responders and brave Woolsey Fire fighters, Dan Lauria (This Is Us, This Is Us, Just Shoot Me, Hot In Cleveland) and Wendie Malick (This Is Us, Just Shoot Me, Hot In Cleveland) star in the acclaimed two-hander by Anne Nelson about the aftermath of the September 11 attacks. In Nelson’s play, Nick, an FDNY captain who lost most of his men that day and Joan, a writer who helps Nick prepare their eulogies, discover friendship and a shared love for the spirit of New York City.
The performance will take place on the main stage of Theatricum’s beautiful outdoor amphitheater in Topanga, and will include pre-show drinks and hors d’oeuvres in the Theatricum gardens as well as a silent auction with exclusive getaways, gifts and experiences;
The event is a benefit for the artistic and educational programming at Will Geer’s Theatricum Botanicum. A portion of the proceeds will also go to Los Angeles Fire Station #69, which serves Topanga and Pacific Palisades, and to Lost Hills/Malibu Sheriff’s Station.
• Written by Anne Nelson
• Starring Dan Lauria and Wendie Malick
• Presented by Will Geer’s Theatricum Botanicum
Saturday, May 18 at 6:30 p.m.
Will Geer’s Theatricum Botanicum
1419 N. Topanga Canyon Blvd
Topanga, CA 90290
(midway between Pacific Coast Highway and the Ventura Freeway)
(310) 455-3723 or www.Theatricum.com/theGuys
• General Admission: $175
• VIP: $250 (includes reserved parking, reserved seating, and a post-performance “meet & greet” with the actors)
Will Geer’s Theatricum Botanicum is a nonprofit 501(c)3 organization. Theatricum’s artistic and educational programming serves over 28,000 people every year, honoring founder Will Geer’s legacy to the arts and the next generation.