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The Group Rep presents "WHOOPSIE-DOOPSIE!"

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The Group Rep presents "WHOOPSIE-DOOPSIE!"- written and directed by Art Shulman

Upstairs at the Group Rep at the Lonny Chapman Theatre is a relatively new black box theatre presenting a one-act comedy, "WHOOPSIE-DOOPSIE!" 

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The flowers are in bloom in Cedar Glen, and Joannie is pregnant.  Joannie (Lavanya Aggarwal) is almost sure she took her birth control pills every day.  Billy (Robert Michael Grant), her boyfriend and voted the most popular boy in high school, is sure he wore a condom.  He didn’t want to tell Joannie that one time it broke.  Now the two of them wonder how in the world this happened to THEM…

Joannie and Billy are considering abortion, getting married, having the baby, adopting out after Joannie gives birth.  Each of these options is faced through numerous characters that help to bring these two to their final decision.  Robert Duquaine, Shalonda Shaw-Reese, Jane Bonham, Jody Bardin, Brad Kahn and Beccy Quinn put on different hats with tons of energy to give Joannie and Billy all the advice they could every need.  But, it comes down to what their decision will be.  The issues of teenage sex, abortion, sex education, Pro-choice and pro-life issues are raised and considered.

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WHOOPSIE-DOOPSIE has a brief run in this great theatre upstairs at the Lonny Chapman Theatre.

Cast:  Lavanya Aggarwal, Jody Bardin, Jane Bonham, Robert Duquaine, Robert Michael Grant, Brad Kahn, Cristina Martinez, Beccy Quinn, Shalonda Shaw-Reese.

Director:  Art Shulman

Set Design:  Chris Winfield

Sound Design:  Steve Shaw

Lighting Design:  Kenny Harder

Publicity:  Nora Feldman

Photography/Videography:  Doug Engalla

Upstairs at the Group Rep

The Lonny Chapman Theatre – Second Floor

10900 Burbank Blvd

North Hollywood, CA 91601

Tickets & Information:  www.thegrouprep.com  or   818-763-5990

Show Times: 
February 2 – March 3, 2019:  Saturdays at 2:00 pm;  Sundays at 7:00 pm.

Talk-Back dates after the Saturday Matinees:  February 9th & February 23rd

Tickets:  $20;       
Students/Seniors with ID:  #17;    

Running Time:    
75 minutes, no intermission

The Upstairs is NOT wheelchair accessible.

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