This Tuesday, NOVEMBER 3rd, in honor of Election Day, we will be reading the 1999 film ELECTION by Alexander Payne.
ELECTION is a 1999 American comedy-drama film directed and written by Alexander Payne and adapted by him and Jim Taylor from Tom Perrotta’s 1998 novel of the same title. The plot revolves around a high school election and satirizes both suburban high school life and politics. The film stars Matthew Broderick as Jim McAllister, a popular high school social studies teacher in suburban Omaha, Nebraska, and Reese Witherspoon as Tracy Flick, around the time of the school’s student body election. When Tracy qualifies to run for class president, McAllister believes she does not deserve the title and tries his best to stop her from winning.
The Complex, Dorie Theater
6476 Santa Monica Blvd
Tuesday, November 3rd
Please try to be on time by taking into account Rush Hour Traffic and Parking. There is metered parking in the area, and after 7:00pm, the meters are FREE. Parking is usually more available North of Santa Monica, on surrounding streets like Wilcox and Lexington.
As always, admission for our weekly table readings is FREE, and there will be wine to purchase for a suggested donation.
JIM MCALLISTER – Oscar Gubelman*
TRACY FLICK – Emily Clark*
PAUL METZLER/DEREK – Amy Bartlett*
TAMMY METZLER/ERIC – Anna Bowen*
DAVE NOVOTNY/RON BELL/JERRY SLAVIN/BALLOT-GIVER – Teresa Waxer
WALT HENDRICKS/DICK METZLER/CHEMISTRY TEACHER/PHIL – Herman Poppe*
DIANE MCALLISTER/LISA FLANAGAN/EAT ME BOY’S BUDDY/MOTEL CLERK – Melanie Keller
LINDA NOVOTNY/JUDITH R. FLICK/ADULT VIDEO ACTRESS/SPANISH TEACHER – Meghan Allison*
LARRY FOUCH/ADULT VIDEO ACTOR/STUDENT/CHAUFFER – My-Ishia Cason-Brown
JO METZLER/MICHELLE/EAT ME BOY/OFFICE LADY – Narineh Tahmasebian
*Play Club West BOARD/VIP