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Act One – Press Release

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Mark Jude Sullivan, Jane Kaczmarek and Jon Tenney head the cast when
L.A. Theatre Works records James Lapine’s stage adaptation of
Moss Hart’s ‘Act One’ live-in-performance for radio broadcast and online download

Five performances, April 27-30, at UCLA’s James Bridges Theater

Act One — Written by James Lapine from Moss Hart’s best-selling autobiography, Act One celebrates Broadway and the life of the playwright whose wit and wisdom charmed the American stage for decades. Moss’s son, Christopher Hart, directs, and Mark Jude Sullivan (Sing It!), Jane Kaczmarek (Malcolm in the Middle) and Jon Tenney (Major Crimes) head the cast. Each of the five performances at UCLA’s state-of-the-art James Bridges Theater will be recorded live in front of an audience for future radio broadcast, distribution on CD, digital download, podcast and online streaming. L.A. Theatre Works’ syndicated radio theater series broadcasts weekly on public radio stations across the U.S. (locally, in Southern California, on KPFK 90.7 FM); can be heard daily in China and around the world on the Radio Beijing Network; can be downloaded as a podcast via iTunes and; and can be streamed on demand at

• Written by James Lapine
• Adapted from the autobiography by Moss Hart
Original music by Louis Rosen from his Broadway score

• Directed by Christopher Hart
• Starring Paul Culos, Heidi Dippold, Jake Green, Jane Kaczmarek, Anna Mathias, André Sogliuzzo, Daniel David Stewart, Mark Jude Sullivan and Jon Tenney
• Produced by Susan A. Loewenberg
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• Thursday, April 27 at 8 p.m.
• Friday, April 28 at 8 p.m.
• Saturday, April 29 at 3 p.m.
• Saturday, April 29 at 8 p.m.
• Sunday, April 30 at 4 p.m.

James Bridges Theater
UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television
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Los Angeles, CA 90095
(enter UCLA from Hilgard just south of Sunset Blvd.; park in Lot 3 on the lower level)

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