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THE GOSPEL ACCORDING TO THOMAS JEFFERSON, CHARLES DICKENS AND COUNT LEO TOLSTOY: DISCORD

THE GOSPEL ACCORDING TO THOMAS JEFFERSON, CHARLES DICKENS AND COUNT LEO TOLSTOY: DISCORD

Written by Scott Carter
Directed by Matt August

OPENS FRIDAY, JANUARY 17
AT THE NOHO ARTS CENTER IN NORTH HOLLYWOOD!

Lock three great men in a room and God knows what will happen…

The multi-award-winning NoHo Arts Center Ensemble (NoHo ACE), Independent Shakespeare Co. and Efficiency Studios announced today an extraordinary array of talk-back guest speakers following select performances of the world premiere play, THE GOSPEL ACCORDING TO THOMAS JEFFERSON, CHARLES DICKENS AND COUNT LEO TOLSTOY: DISCORD, written by Scott Carter (Executive Producer/Writer – “Real Time with Bill Maher”) and directed by Matt August. THE GOSPEL ACCORDING TO THOMAS JEFFERSON, CHARLES DICKENS AND COUNT LEO TOLSTOY: DISCORD will begin previews on Saturday, January 11 at 8pm; will open on Friday, January 17 at 8pm and run for six weeks through Sunday, February 23, 2014 at the NoHo Arts Center, 11136 Magnolia Blvd. (at Lankershim) in North Hollywood.

Thomas Jefferson, Charles Dickens and Count Leo Tolstoy find themselves locked in a room together, and life, art, religion and politics get vigorously debated as if their souls depend on it. Because they do. This provocative and funny world premiere play is a fascinating insight into the spiritual lives of three of the greatest minds that ever lived. And, if these great men get second thoughts about their lives, what hope have the rest of us?

A World Premiere Play! Jan-Feb 2014 at the NoHo Arts Center!

THE TALK BACK SCHEDULE:

January 24: Director Matt August.

January 30: Playwright Kemp Powers (Rogue Machine Theatre’s “A Night In Miami”).

January 31: Producer and NoHo Arts Center co-owner Kevin Bailey.

 

February 2: Reza Aslan (“Zealot”) with Rainn Wilson (“The Office,” “Six Feet Under,”) and the co-founder of Soul Pancake website.

February 7: Producer and NoHo Arts Center co-owner Kevin Bailey.

February 9: Reverend Canon Henry Atkins. (Former Dartmouth Chaplain and Civil Rights veteran.)

February 13: Sri Lanka-native Soraya Deen, co-founder of Peace Works and Peace Moms & host of satellite TV’s “Conversations at the Peacetable.”

February 14: Producer and NoHo Arts Center co-owner Kevin Bailey.

February 16: Dr. Dale Bruner. Taught New Testament Theology at Whitworth College in Spokane, WA from 1975-1997. Author of exhaustive commentaries on the gospels of Mathew and John.

February 21: Producer and NoHo Arts Center co-owner Kevin Bailey.

February 22-23: Clay Jenkinson. Rhodes scholar, humanities professor and host of public radio’s “The Thomas Jefferson Hour.”

 

Written by Scott Carter
Directed by Matt August

Opens: Friday, January 17 at 8pm;

Runs: Friday, January 17 – Sunday, February 23, 2014

Performances are Thursdays, Fridays & Saturdays at 8pm;
Sundays at 3pm

NOHO ARTS CENTER
11136 Magnolia Blvd. in North Hollywood, CA 91601

Tickets: $35.00
Previews, Students and Seniors – $25.00
Group rates available

For Tickets and Groups, please call 818-508-7101 Extension 6 or visit www.nohoace.com

For further information on the play, please visit http://www.jdtproject.com/