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Travels With My Aunt

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The Colony Theatre Company presents The Los Angeles Premiere of

TRAVELS WITH MY AUNT

Written by Graham Greene
Adapted for the stage by Giles Havergal
Directed by David Dean Bottrell

Secret agents, fortune tellers, Caribbean valets, Turkish police, the Orient Express, all in romantic far off lands of France, Istambul, Brighton England, Argentina and Paraguay, and escorted by your daring, mysterious Aunt, is TRAVELS WITH MY AUNT at The Colony Theatre in Burbank, directed by David Dean Bottrell. Plus, we have men playing women, women playing men with four fabulous actors playing more than 20 roles. Sounds like fun, doesn’t it? It is!
Attending his mother’s cremation, Mild mannered and Dahlia loving retired banker, Henry Pulling, skillfully performed by Thomas James O’Leary, meets his unconventional and outrageous Aunt Augusta who gives him some startling news. This information leads Henry into an adventurous, exciting romp with his Aunt Augusta, performed with complete dedication by the amazing Mark Capri, who is not quite Auntie Mame or Lady Bracknell, but somewhere in between. How exciting!!! Accompanying them is Aunt Augusta’s Caribbean valet Wordsworth performed by the talented Larry Cedar, who is superb as Wordsworth. We meet numerous other characters along this journey, many beautifully played by the wonderful Sybyl Walker, including Miss Keane, Tooley, Italian Girl, Hakim, to name only a few.

All these amazingly talented actors, Thomas James O’Leary, Mark Capri, Larry Cedar and Sybyl Walker become various other characters changing accents and personalities with precision and clarity from the skillful direction by David Dean Bottrell. Scenic Design by Michael C. Smith, Costume Design by Sherry Linnell, and Lighting Design by Jared A. Sayeg, Follow Spot Operator, Heather L. Waters, and Sound Design by Cricket S. Myers enhance this production.

This is the perfect play to begin your 2011 holiday season. Come and enjoy the magic and fun of TRAVELS WITH MY AUNT. Happy Holidays, everybody!

Enjoy!!!!!

Cast: Mark Capri, Larry Cedar, Thomas James O’Leary and Sybyl Walker
Director: David Dean Bottrell
Scenic Design: Michael C. Smith
Lighting Design: Jared A. Sayeg
Sound Design: Cricket S. Myers
Costume Design: Sherry Linnell
Properties Design & Set Dressing: MacAndME
Production Stage Manager: Rebecca Cohn
Public Relations: David Elzer / Demand PR

The Colony Theatre Company
555 North Third Street (at Cypress, adjacent to the Burbank Town Center)
Burbank, CA
818.558.7000

Email: colonytheatre@colonytheatre.org
Website: www.ColonyTheatre.Org

Performances:
November 9, 2011 – December 18, 2011
Thursdays & Fridays at 8:00pm
Saturdays at 3:00pm & 8:00pm
Sundays at 2:00pm

There will be no performances during the weekend of November 24th through 27th.

Question/Answer Talkbacks after Performances:
Friday, November 18th and Thursday, December 8th

Tickets:
$20.00 - $42.00 (student, senior and group discounts available)
Call 818.558.7000
OR: Online: www.ColonyTheatre.Org

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