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deLEARious – Extension



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Open Fist extends hilarious Shakespeare

musical deLEARiousthrough Jan 27

deLEARiousExtended through Jan. 27. Tragedy  meets hilarity and King Lear gets a happy ending in a madcap musical romp à la Mel Brooks and Monty Python. Open Fist Theatre Company revives its smash hit production of this award-winning play-within-a-play by Second City’s Ron West and composer Phil Swann, Ron and Phil are writing about King James I and Shakespeare — who in turn are writing about the legendary King Lear. Phil gets sick of Ron’s peculiar work habits; King James gets sick of Shakespeare and demotes him to working on the Bible; and King Lear gets sick of everyone and goes crazy. Great songs, a clever story and lots of laughs!

• Book, music and lyrics by Phil Swann and Ron West
• Directed by Ron West
• Musical direction by Jan Roper
• Presented by Open Fist Theatre Company, Martha Demson, artistic director

Performances continue through Jan. 27:
Fridays at 8 p.m.: Dec. 15; Jan. 12; Jan. 19; Jan. 26 (dark Dec. 22, Dec. 29 and Jan. 5)
Saturdays at 8 p.m.: Dec. 16; Jan. 6; Jan. 13; Jan. 20; Jan. 27 (dark Dec. 23 and Dec. 30)
Sundays at 3 p.m.: Jan. 7 and Jan. 14 ONLY

Atwater Village Theatre
3269 Casitas Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90039

FREE parking in the Atwater Xing lot one block south of the theater.

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