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Stage Raw: Molotov Cocktail Flung in the Cold

Stage Raw: Molotov Cocktail Flung in the Cold

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MOLOTOV COCKTAIL FLUNG IN THE COLD

Stage Raw: Molotov Cocktail Flung in the Cold

Photo courtesy of Highways


That's the PR description for the "Free Performative Mixtape (dub)zeck being staged at Highways on Saturday, Aug. 1, 8 p.m. And it's free.

"Plunging Patty Hearst, 'Under My Thumb,' Motorhead, Baudrillard,

'The Message,' CNN, Chuck Norris, The Mickey Mouse Club, and other

fragments into the boiling tempest of Buchner's classic expressionist

text Woyzeck, a shadowy post-future America is mapped wherein all sense

of meaning in communication has been erased. Performed in English,

French, Polish, German, and Spanish."

(dub)zeck is created by Princess Grace Award winner Patrick Kennelly, directed by Kennelly and Kate Fox, and features live sound orchestrated by Aaron Drake. The costumes are by Andrae Gonzalo of "Project Runway" and the lighting is designed by Matt Mellinger. The cast, who collaborate on the script with Kennelly and Sonia Oleniak, includes performance artists Paul Outlaw, Gregory Barnett, Justin Streichman, and actors Radick Cembrzynski, Eliezer Ortiz, Marissa Casados, Gia Battista, and Sonia Oleniak.

Saturday August  1, 8 p.m. at Highways Performance Space, 1651 18th Street, in Santa Monica, CA, ½ block north of Olympic Blvd. Free but RSVP here.  or Call (310) 315-1459.

For more LOCAL STAGE HAPPENINGS press the Continue Reading tab directly below.

THE DEBATE OVER COURTNEY O'CONNEL OF COLUMBUS, NEBRASKA

Jennifer Chang directs the West Coast premiere of Mat Smart's play

about the 1894 Morality Act for Chalk Rep at Café Metropol, 923 E 3rd

Street, downtown L.A. It opens on Sunday, 8 p.m. Pre show with music at

7:30 p.m. Tickets here 

THE BREAKFAST CLUB

Buzzworks Theatre Company's fund-raiser featuring Melissa Peterman, Mo Collins, Cedric Yarbrough, Sam Pancake, Wayne Wilderson, Rich Hutchman and more.

Test your 80's Trivia

Who san The Breakfast Club theme song 'Don't You (Forget About Me?)'?

A. Psychadelic Furs

B. Culture Club

C. Simple Minds

D. Duran Duran

E. All of the above

The Renberg Theatre at The Village at Ed Gould Plaza, 1125 N.

McCadden Pl., Hollywood; Monday July 20th, Drinks at 7:30 p.m.,

Performance at 8:00 p.m., Cocktail reception to follow. Tickets and

info here


KARAOKI IS KING

Lodestone Theatre Ensemble's fundraiser to support its 10th season

and the production of Closer Than Ever. Come out to sing and compete

for cool prizes. Don't want to sing? Cheer on your favorites plus free

appetizers, raffle prizes, drink specials and great friends to hang

with. Karaoke Idol's celebrity judges include: Michael Orland,

assistant music director and vocal coach from American Idol; Ryan

O'Conner from the YouTube The Ryan O'Connor Show and Michelle Krusiec

from the film Saving Face.

Café Bleu, 3470 W 6th St., Los Angeles. Sunday, July 19th, 6:00pm - midnight.

TICKETS AT THE DOOR:

$12 General Admission

$25 General Admission & Entry fee for Karaoke Idol contest

RSVP here

THE BONE YARD

Paul Ben-Victor, Sasha Barrese, Steven Culp, Meeghan Holoway, Kahry

Payton and Bibi Tinsley read David Freeman's The Bone Yard, directed by

Paul Mazursky. Hayworth Theatre, 2511 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles, (213) 389-9860. $10 tickets here.