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11/19 America’s Brightest Star (NEW WORKS SERIES)

11/17/2013

This Tuesday, November 19th, please join us for our reading in our NEW WORKS SERIES: “America’s Brightest Star” by Alex Goldberg.

PCW New Works

Once a month, Play Club West is proud to present the reading of a NEW WORK (plays, screenplays, teleplays, one acts, tv pilots), followed by a post-reading talkback.

WHERE:
J.E.T. Studios, JET Theater
5126 Lankershim Blvd
North Hollywood

WHEN:
Tuesday, November 19th
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:
SHERRY – Kate Purnell*
AMBER – Caitlin Reilly*
CECIL – Aielo Jimenez*
DALE – Morgan Jones
MARLA – Lindsey McDowell
DOLORES – Emily Clark*
GARY – Travis James Riner*
NETWORK EXECUTIVE – Sam Coffman
DAVE – Oscar Gubelman*
STAGE DIRECTIONS/BETTY/MALE VOICE AT HOTEL/AMBER’S BROTHER – Meghan Allison*

*Play Club West BOARD/VIP

ABOUT THE PLAYWRIGHT:
ALEX GOLDBERG is a playwright, screenwriter, and director. His feature film credits include Fade to White (co-writer, currently in post-production), Today Will Be Yesterday Tomorrow (director), and the shorts The Evolution (writer, director) and Broad Daylight (writer, in pre-production). His plays have been produced in New York City at The Flea, APAC, FringeNYC, Emerging Artists Theater, Midtown International Theater Festival (Winner, Outstanding Playwriting for a New Script), and Planet Connection Festivity (Winner, Outstanding Production of a One-Act). His works have also been produced in Los Angeles, Chicago, Pittsburgh, Columbus, San Pedro, and Taiwan (in Mandarin). His play It is Done had critically acclaimed productions in New York in 2011, Los Angeles in 2012 (where The Huffington Post named it a top L.A. production of the year), and currently being adapted into a movie and in pre-production with Mirror Core Productions. He is a two-time O’Neill Conference semifinalist. Publication: Turn the Page: Two One-Act Plays about Closure by Alex Goldberg (Original Works Publishing). He is a member of The Dramatists Guild, Inc. and ASCAP, a former playwright in residence at Railroad Playhouse, and current member of the Playwright/Director Unit at The Actors Studio West. He lives with his wife, actress Catia Ojeda, in Los Angeles. @theAlexGoldberg, http://www.alexgoldberg.net.

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