Stage Raw: Wrecks Coming to the Geffen
The Geffen Playhouse announced yesterday that Ed Harris will revive his acclaimed performance in Neil LaBute's 2005 play Wrecks , which premiered in Ireland and transferred to the New York Public Theatre in 2006, where Harris appeared in it as Edward Carr, a used-car salesman who has just lost his wife of 30 years. Set in a funeral home, this stream of conscious monologue lures audiences into Carr's story about his marriage. It begins previews February 4 opens February 7 and plays through March 7.
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Check back here Monday for new review of:
THE PRINCESS AND THE FROG Children's musical, book by Lloyd J. Schwartz and Hope Juber, lyrics and music by Hope and Lawrence Juber. Theatre West, 3333 Cahuenga Blvd. West, L.A.; Sat., 1 p.m.; thru Feb. 27. (323) 851-7977.
A RUBICON FAMILY CHRISTMAS Sounds of the season, conceived and directed by Brian McDonald, musical direction by Gerald Sternbach. Rubicon Theater, 1006 E. Main St., Ventura; Sun., 2 & 7 p.m.; Wed.-Fri., 7 p.m.; Sat., 2 & 8 p.m.; thru Dec. 27. (805) 667-2900.
SANTASIA: A HOLIDAY COMEDY Yuletide yuks, directed by Shaun Loeser. Whitefire Theater, 13500 Ventura Blvd., Sherman Oaks; Thurs.-Sat., 8 p.m.; Sun., 3 p.m.; thru Dec. 26, www.santasia.com. (866) 811-4111.
A VEGAS HOLIDAY! SONGS FROM "LIVE AT THE SAHARA" Louis and Keely's Jake Broder and Vanessa Claire Smith in concert, Vegas style. El Portal Theatre, 5269 Lankershim Blvd., North Hollywood; opens Dec. 19; Tues.-Wed., Sat., 8 p.m.; Sun., 3 p.m.; Sat., Dec. 26, 3 p.m.; Thurs., Dec. 31, 4 & 10 p.m.; thru Dec. 27. (866) 811-4111.
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