COMPLETENESS by Itamar Moses
"A Smart and Sexy Combo...Humor and poignancy...Eloquent!"
- Los Angeles Times
"A quartet of exquisitely multilayered, bittersweet performances that honor and match its author's tech-swollen dialogue.
-Arts In LA
"The passionate vision of director Matt Pfieffer and Darcy Scanlin's incredibly smart, strikingly spare, versatile set design ingeniously fill VS. Theatre Company's challenging playing space."
- Arts In LA
"100% - Sweet"
- Bitter Lemons
"This one's a keeper. It's a romantic comedy, intelligent, witty, and complicated."
-Santa Monica Daily Press
"Recommended!...An engaging production... insightful and clever dialogue."
- Stage Raw
"Smart and the ensemble so crisp and so charmingKlein and Swallow are endearing... Erb also displays terrific timing and comedic flair, and Nagle nails Don's edgy, guileful essence."
- Stage Raw
"WOW! A pitch perfect first Los Angeles production."
VS. Theatre and Firefly Theater & Films present the West Coast Premiere of a newly revised version of Itamar Moses' COMPLETENESS, a romantic comedy that commits a computer scientist and a molecular biologist to solving life's biggest equation: how to pair.
The production will be directed by Philadelphia's multi-Barrymore Award-nominee and F. Otto Haas Award-winning director Matt Pfeiffer and will feature Nicole Erb, Steven Klein, Rob Nagle, and Emily Swallow.
This show does contain Adult content. Not for minors.
ABOUT THE CREATIVE TEAM AND CAST:
MATT PFEIFFER (Director) is a Philadelphia born actor and director who serves
as the Associate Artistic Director of Theatre Exile. Recent directing credits: True
West (Theatre Exile), the world premiere of Down Past Passyunk (Interact Theatre),
The Train Driver (Lantern Theatre), The 39 Steps and The Two Gentleman of Verona
(Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival), The Whipping Man and A Moon for the
Misbegotten (Arden Theatre), and the world premiere of North of the Boulevard
(Theatre Exile). Other credits: Two River Theatre, Walnut St. Theatre, Delaware
Theatre Co, Orlando Shakespeare Theatre, The Gulfshore Playhouse, Theatre
Horizon, and 16 seasons with the Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival. Matt is a
seven-time Barrymore nominee, recipient of the F. Otto Haas Award, and a proud
member of SDC and AEA.
ITAMAR MOSES (Playwright) is the author of the full-length plays Outrage, Bach
at Leipzig, Celebrity Row, The Four of Us, Yellowjackets, Back Back Back, and
Completeness, the musicals Nobody Loves You (with Gaby Alter) and The Fortress of
Solitude (with Michael Friedman), and the evening of short plays Love/Stories (or
But You Will Get Used to It). His work has appeared Off-Broadway and elsewhere in
New York, at regional theatres across the country and in Canada, Hong Kong,
Israel, and Venezuela, and is published by Faber & Faber and Samuel French. He
has received new play commissions from The McCarter Theater, Playwrights
Horizons, Berkeley Repertory Theatre, The Wilma Theater, South Coast Rep,
Manhattan Theatre Club, Lincoln Center, and The Goodman Theatre. On TV,
Itamar has written for both TNT's MEN OF A CERTAIN AGE and HBO's
BOARDWALK EMPIRE. Itamar holds an MFA in Dramatic Writing from NYU
and has taught playwriting at Yale and NYU. He is a member of the Dramatists
Guild and is a New York Theatre Workshop Usual Suspect.
The cast of COMPLETENESS features: Nicole Erb (The Crucible, The Master Builder), Steven Klein (The Four Of Us, An Infinite Ache), Rob Nagle (The Dead, Peace In Our Time), and Emily Swallow ("The Mentalist," High Fidelity).
COMPLETENESS features an award-winning design team led by Set Designer
Darcy Scanlin (Richard III, A Winter's Tale A Noise Within; Princess Marjorie
South Coast Rep). Lighting and Projection Design is by three-time Dean Goodman
Award recipient Tom Ontiveros. Sound Design is by Jason Tuttle (Wait Until Dark,
Lonesome Traveler). Costume Design is by Rachel Myers (The Four of Us, The
Recommendation). Props Design is by Stephen Rowan (Fairy Tale Theatre 18+). The
show will be stage managed by Samantha Franco. COMPLETENESS is produced
by Johnny Clark for VS. Theatre Company and Natalia Duncan for Firefly Theater
VS. Theatre (View)
5453 West Pico Blvd
LA, CA 90019
|Minimum Age: 18|
|Kid Friendly: No|
|Dog Friendly: No|
|Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!|