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BREWSIE AND WILLIE
Los Angeles Street Loft
Los Angeles, CA
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BREWSIE AND WILLIE
CALARTS CENTER FOR NEW PERFORMANCE
in association with
POOR DOG GROUP
presents

BREWSIE AND WILLIE  a stage adaptation of the Gertrude Stein novella.

WINNER OF THREE 2011 LA WEEKLY THEATER AWARDS FOR PRODUCTION DESIGN, LIGHTING DESIGN AND BEST ORIGINAL MUSIC.

"This is essential theater....it's a miracle, pure and simple"  -- Stage and Cinema

Written by Gertrude Stein
Adapted by Marissa Chibas, Erik Ehn and Travis Preston
Directed by Travis Preston

Original music composed, performed and improvised by
Andrew Conrad and Andrew Gilbert
Choreography by Mira Kingsley

Brewsie and Willie explores the hearts and minds of a disparate group of American soldiers and nurses, who find themselves in limbo as they wait to return home following the end of World War II.   Their concerns are timeless -- what jobs will they have?  What will America's future be  and what is their place in it?   Against the backdrop of downtown Los Angeles, original music and live video combine with Stein's compelling text, based on her own conversations with the soldiers she met and befriended in Paris.

Created in association with Poor Dog Group, a bold young company of performers made up of CalArts alumni, Brewsie and Willie premiered in Los Angeles last summer to rave reviews and features an all-CalArts design and production team of alumni and current students.

As resonant today as in 1945, the concerns of these GIs and nurses are vibrantly embodied by the performers.  The core ensemble is Poor Dog Group, an Los Angeles based collective of like-minded performance and media artists whose mission is to develop original theatrical expression through the creation of new work and radical reexaminations of existing texts. Founded in 2007, PDG has presented work at REDCAT, UCLA, and many other Los Angeles locations and toured to Eastern Europe last summer.

with
Jonney Ahmanson, Jesse Bonnell, Caitlyn Conlin, Andrew Conrad, Brad Culver, Andrew Gilbert, Matthew Goodrich, Lucy Griffin, Adam Haas Hunter, John Kern, Jesse Saler, Catherine Ventura

Scenic Designer Efren Delgadillo, Jr.
Lighting Designers Efren Delgadillo, Jr. and Adam Haas Hunter
Costume Designer E.B. Brooks
Projection Designers  Jesse Bonnell and Jeffrey Elias Teeter
Dramaturg Juli Crockett
Assistant Director Itamar Stern
Producer Carol Bixler
Associate Producer Laura Kay Swanson
Production Stage Manager Justin D. Schlegel

PREVIEW
Wednesday, June 15, 2011 at 8:00 PM

PERFORMANCES
Thursday - Sunday, June 16-19,2011 at 8:00 PM
Wednesday - Sunday June 22-26, 2011 at 8:00 PM
Doors open at 7:30 PM

LOCATION: 533 S. Los Angeles Street, 2nd Floor
Between 5th and 6th Streets

Lot parking available next door to 533 S. Los Angeles Street

Plan to grab a bite or a drink before or after the show and check out what 6th Street has to offer: Cole's and Varnish, Mignon Wine and Cheese Bar, Blu LA Cafe, The Association and Las Perlas.



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Location

Los Angeles Street Loft
533 S. Los Angeles Street, 2nd Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90013
United States


Categories

Arts > Theatre

Kid Friendly: No
Dog Friendly: No
Non-Smoking: Yes!
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!

Contact

Owner: Laura Swanson
On BPT Since: Jun 18, 2010
 
Laura Kay Swanson
laura.kay.swanson@gmail.com
http://www.poordoggroup.co...

Q&A

Question: trying to get two tickets for June 19th Brewsie and Willie. Will only let me get one. Your phone number is listed wrong on contact information. Thank you. Please get back to me.Mary Louise Di Stefano
Answer: I have increased the number of tickets available for this performance. Please let patron know that they should now be able to purchase tickets. Thank you.
 
Question: How can I buy 2 tix at once? I'm also trying to order 2 tix for Sun. June19th, but only can get choice for 1. Don't want to buy 1 & find a 2nd isn't available.
Answer: I have increased the number of tickets available for this performance. Please let patron know that they should now be able to purchase tickets. Thank you.

Attendees

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Valley Village, CA United States
Jun 26, 2011 3:59 PM
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Valley Village, CA United States
Jun 26, 2011 3:59 PM
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Collinsville, IL United States
Jun 26, 2011 3:29 PM
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Collinsville, IL United States
Jun 26, 2011 3:29 PM
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granada Hills, CA United States
Jun 26, 2011 10:37 AM
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Valencia, CA United States
Jun 26, 2011 7:22 AM

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