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12/11 SCROOGED

12/11/2012

This Tuesday, December 11th, please join us for our last reading of 2012 with “Scrooged” by Mitch Glazer & Michael O’Donoghue.

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A darkly comic and surreal contemporization of Charles Dickens’s “A Christmas Carol”, this effects-heavy Bill Murray holiday vehicle from 1988 sees the former SNL funnyman assuming the role of television executive Frank Cross, the meanest and most depraved man on earth. Cross will stoop to unheard of levels to increase his network’s ratings. Cross’s life is turned upside down with visits from three ghosts, and along the way, the spirits carry Frank to scenes from his past, present, and future (per Scrooge) and impart a glimpse of how he became so thoroughly rotten.

WHERE:
J.E.T. Studios, Hagen Studio
5126 Lankershim Blvd
North Hollywood

WHEN:
Tuesday, December 11th
7:00pm

PARKING:
There is metered parking on Lankershim and Magnolia, and after 6:00pm, the meters are FREE. There is a parking lot across from J.E.T. that costs $7, as well as valet parking at numerous restaurants and bars on Magnolia for $5 (Brickyard Pub, Bow & Truss both do valet). You can also find free residential parking on most of the side streets in NoHo. We are also a few blocks down the street from the Metro Red Line (at Lankershim & Chandler).

ADMISSION:
As always, admission for our weekly table readings is FREE, and there will be wine to purchase for a suggested donation.

CAST:
FRANK CROSS – Bob Simpson
LANELL, MRS RHINELANDER, EVA, WOMAN 2 – Emily Clark
JAMES CROSS, SANTA, PROP MAN, ORDERLY – Aielo Jimenez
WENDI CROSS, MARY LOU RETTON, CALVIN – Amy Bartlett
CLAIRE PHILLIPS – Melissa Swanly*
CABBIE/GHOST OF CHRISTMAS PRESENT, HERMAN – Oscar Gubelman
LITTLE FRANK, SCROOGE, BILLY, CHRISTMAS FUTURE – Ian Loren
LEW HAYWARD, LEE MAJORS, STAGE MANAGER – John Ross Clark
CENSOR, SECRETARY, TINA, DORIS – Whitney Tenney
GRAMMA, HAZEL, GUEST 2, WOMAN 2 – Rose Tomas*
BRICE CUMMINGS, EARL, GUEST 1, BOB GOULET – Tony Sago
FAIRY/GHOST OF CHRISTMAS PRESENT, NEPHEW – Meghan Allison
ELIOT LAUDERMILK, YOUNG FRANK, BOY – Ricky Pak
GRACE, MOM, ELF – Kate Purnell
PRESTON RHINELANDER, MIKE THE MAILMAN, HEAD WAITER, PROP MAN 2 – Andy Kenareki
STAGE DIRECTIONS, ANNOUNCERS 1&2, JOHN HOUSEMAN – Travis Riner

*First PLAY CLUB Reading

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