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Critics Are Talking About OPEN HOUSE by Shem Bitterman

written by Shem Bitterman
directed by Steve Zuckerman

Shem Bitterman's compelling world premiere play, OPEN HOUSE, tells the story of a hotshot real estate salesman
who has an overpriced house he needs to unload and a seductive, mysterious woman who seems to be his best bet.
It's all in the sale.

cast: Robert Cicchini and Eve Gordon

SKYLIGHT THEATRE
Fri & Sat 8pm; Sun 2pm & 7pm

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OPEN HOUSE actors Eve Gordon and Robert Cicchini

OPEN HOUSE starring Even Gordon and Robert Cicchini, 2013 World Premiere

 

IN REHEARSAL - actors Eve Gordon and Robert Cicchini, with writer Shem Bitterman and director Steven Zuckerman

Open House in rehearsal

production photos by Ed Kreiger
rehearsal photos by Adam Rotenberg
Skylight Theatre/SkyLab, Los Angeles 2013

Its all in the sale!

Itʼs Holiday time in the California home buying season, traditionally a slow time when most potential home-buyers are out seeing movies, shopping, eating out or visiting with friends or family. Yet thatʼs precisely the time real estate agent Chuck Baker has elected to sell a difficult, emotional house - one with plenty of charm but unfortunately only one bathroom. His most solid prospect is Martha Tucker, a recent arrival to the Golden State, a woman with a discerning eye who is only worried that "something wrong" has happened in the house. Of course, feelings are subjective. But in this case, are they? Or is it Chuck himself that Martha is responding to?

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Cast Author, Designers & Crew            
  Robert Cicchini Author: Shem Bitterman Eve Gordon Director: Steve Zuckerman Sets & Light Design: Jeff McLaughlin Sound Design: Chris Moscatiello
Original Music by: Roger Bellon
Production Stage Manager: Christopher Hoffman