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LORD OF THE UNDERWORLD'S HOME FOR UNWED MOTHERS, Louisa Hill

1965  Pregnant. Seventeen.  Is the choice hers?

LORD OF THE UNDERWORLD'S HOME
FOR UNWED MOTHERS

written by Louisa Hill  (resident playwright)

directed by Tony Abatemarco

Winner of the Mark Twain Award for Comic Playwriting from the Kennedy Center, this highly theatrical and poetically raw play unearths the roots of reproductive justice.
Buy Tickets - LORD OF THE UNDERWORLD, 2017


MARCH 31 - MAY 14

FRI. & SAT. 8:30pm,  SUN 3:00PM

TICKETS: $15 - 39.95

 

Knocked up as a teenager, Dee finally meets the baby she gave up for adoption. Only thing is, the baby is now 25, really into death metal, and wants nothing to do with her.

What does choice mean if you've got no other options? To me the play is about considering the heartbreaking consequences of following the rules at the cost of family – Louisa Hill, writer

Running Time: TBD

Skylight Theatre: 1816 1/2 N. Vermont, Los Angeles 90027


Director Tony Abatemaro introduces this poetically raw and original play

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WRITER:  LOUISA HILL received her MFA from the University of Iowa’s Playwrights’ Workshop in 2012, where she was the Iowa Arts Fellow. The same year, she received the Mark Twain Award for Comic Playwriting from the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival. In February 2016, Hill’s play was again honored with an award, third place in the Humanitas/Center Theatre Group Playwriting Prize. As part of the award, the play received a staged reading at the Kirk Douglas Theatre... READ MORE

DIRECTOR: TONY ABATEMARCO is an award-winning actor, director, writer, and producer based in Los Angeles. He currently serves as Co-Artistic Director of the Skylight Theatre Company. He directed Ms. Julie Harris in LUCIFER’S CHILD on Broadway and for A & E TV, and has directed at the Pasadena Playhouse, The Taper, Too, Santa Fe Stages, La Mama ETC, and Theatre Grévin in Paris. At the Arts Theatre in London’s West End, he directed Robyn Peterson’s CATWALK CONFIDENTIAL, a hit at Edinburgh’s Fringe... READ MORE

CAST:

CORRYN CUMMINS: Los Angeles credits: NEED TO KNOW (Stage Raw Nomination: Comedy Performance), BLACKBIRD (LA Weekly Award: Duo- Performance) and BINGO WITH THE INDIANS at Rogue Machine, Alice in THE MISSING PAGES OF LEWIS CARROLL (Theatre at Boston Court), KILLER JOE (Ovation Award for Ensemble & Production) ... READ MORE

ADRIAN GONZALEZ: Has worked with the Theater at Boston Court on Stefanie Zadravec’s COLONY COLLAPSE and understudied the role of Hason in MOJADA, A MEDEA IN LOS ANGELES at the Getty Villa in co-production with the Theater at Boston Court. His other LA works include Nilo Cruz’s  ... READ MORE

AMY HARMON: LA Stage credits include: NICE THINGS (us) (Rogue Machine) DIRTY (Dir. Shannon Cochran) ALL YOUR HARD WORK (Dir. Michael Matthews), SUMMER IN HELL (BSTC) Leiris/Picasso (BSTC) TV/ Film credits include: Suit Up ( FOX), Scandal (ABC), Private Practice (ABC) ... READ MORE

MICHAELA SLEZAK: After graduating college at AMDA, Michaela dove into the city's theatre, studying at Antaeus and working with Rogue Machine in POCATELLO and Zombie Joe's Underground in shows from AS YOU LIKE IT to URBAN DEATH 

MARILYN WINKLE: Completing her Doctorate of Musical Arts at USC, Marilyn is majoring in baroque cello performance with a minor in opera directing and a scholarly devotion to music by early-modern women. She recently directed Francesca Caccini’s LA LIBERAZIONE DI RUGGIERO ... READ MORE

Alternates: Dani Larson, Katelyn Moore, Kurt M. Peterson, Mary A. Stiefvater

DESIGNERS:

SET DESIGN: Cindy Lin
LIGHT DESIGN: Jeff McLaughlin
COSTUME DESIGN: Sarah Figoten

SOUND DESIGN: Christopher Moscatiello

PRODUCTION STAFF:

PRODUCTION STAGE MANAGER: Christopher Hoffman
STAGE MANAGER: Colin Grossman
ASSISTANT TO THE DIRECTOR: Abby Izquierdo
PUBLICIST: Judith Borne