Thursday, 13 April 2017 03:58

When Wrong is Right

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Bonnie Peach, (Thomas Prosser) & Dr. James King. (Jacques Feydont) Bonnie Peach, (Thomas Prosser) & Dr. James King. (Jacques Feydont)

When Wrong is Right @ The Eclectic Company Theatre in North Hollywood playing through May 7

Written and directed by Thomas Prosser


Yet another interesting and entertaining play from the Eclectic Company Theatre

"When Wrong is Right" is set in 1932 in a small town called Green Haven.  Dr James King is a self-appointed surgeon with a long and colorful history of grifting his way around the country.  Having convinced himself of his surgical prowess, he talks a notorious and aging gangster with a nubile young wife into ‘improving’ himself with the help of goat gonads to replace his own…classy! 


At the same time as the surgery is to take place, the doctor's clinic, which doubles as the local radio station, is hosting a walkathon, the Dr is also the station’s DJ.  The gangster’s wife Ginger is a contestant along with a wild mix of characters all vying for the prize money to set them on their various roads to glory. 

With everything from female pilots to English Dukes, washed up baseball players and a conman looking for love, the play has plenty of lovely side stories to distract us from the gangster’s ‘performance’ concerns. 

"When Wrong is Right" is really all about having faith in your own dreams and not getting sidetracked by other peoples.  Even the doctor’s long suffering wife has her journey to self realization and redemption, and there’s really no one whose story isn’t concluded one way or another.  


The play is a character-driven galavant told with humor, eccentricity and a flare for the dramatic.  Mr Prosser has yet again produced a unique and intriguing ensemble piece with heart and the value of great entertainment in mind.  It is a showcase for the talent of the theatre company and the inventiveness of its director. 

"When Wrong is Right" is a hoot, to say the least. 

I love watching performances from actors like these so clearly committed to their craft and so connected to their roles.  It’s always a treat to see what The Eclectic Company Theatre has created and this play is certainly another hit for them. 

I highly recommend "When Wrong is Right" at The Eclectic Company Theatre. 

5312 Laurel Canyon Blvd.
North Hollywood, 91607 

Runs March 31-May 7
Friday and Saturday shows at 8pm
Sunday shows at 2pm
*No show on Easter Sunday, April 16
There is a show on Thursday, April 13 at 8pm. This will be a special "Pay-What-You-Can" performance. All proceeds from this night will go to the ACLU.



Marcos J. Ruiz as "Tyler Peach"*
(Only on March 31st; April 1st, 2nd, 14th, 15th, 16th; and
May 5th, 6th, 7th) 

Zack McMahon as "Tyler Peach"*
(Only on April 7th, 8th, 9th, 21st, 22nd, and 23rd)

Robbie Stubbs as "Billy Boyd"

Stephen Loftin as "Shipwreck Shannon"

Pantelis Kodogiannis as "Stephan Rutherford III"
(Only on March 31st; April 1st, 2nd, 7th, 8th, 9th, 28th, 29th, 30th; and May 5th, 6th, 7th)

Rick Barreras as "Stephan Rutherford III"
(Only on April 14th, 15th, 16th, 21st, 22nd, and 23rd)

Nora Yessayan as "Ginger Peach"

Mary Deaton as "Kelly Cook"

Finn Snyder as "Marty Page" 

Terry Finn as "Fern Packwood" 

Jacques Feydont as "James King" 

Thomas Prosser as "Bonny Peach" 

Brittany Levine as "Anna Preakness"

Laura Owen as "Roxie Blue"
(Only on March 31st; April 1st, 2nd, 7th, 8th, 9th, 28th, 29th, 30th; and May 5th, 6th, 7th)

Jessicah Neufeld as "Roxie Blue"
(Only on April 14th, 15th, 16th, 21st, 22nd, and 23rd)

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Samantha Simmonds-Ronceros

Samantha Simmonds-Ronceros
Writer, Filmmaker, Musician. Samantha has Produced over 60 short films and Written and Directed 20. She is the co-creator of 52 Films/52 Weeks and The Cinema Tribe Collective. She has written over 400 LA Theatre reviews and is partners in Xpress Records a Music Publishing Company in the UK.  This year she will be directing her first feature film which she also wrote, developing several others and is writing a children’s book. 

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  • Comment Link Thomas Prosser Thursday, 13 April 2017 14:34 posted by Thomas Prosser

    Thank you Sam. Most appreciated. Best, Thomas


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