A comedy by Marc Camoletti
Directed by Tim Beagley
August 15 – September 14
This hilarious farce, which won the Tony Award for Best Revival in 2008, features self-styled lothario Bernard, who has Italian, German, and American fiancees, each a beautiful airline hostess with frequent “layovers”. What will he do when all three come to Paris at the same time?Read More | Buy Tickets
Little Shop Of Horrors
Book & Lyrics by Howard Ashman
Music by Alan Menken
Based on the film by Roger Corman, screenplay by Charles Griffith
Directed by Fred Chacon
Musical Direction by Dean Starnes
Choreography by Deedra Wong
October 10 – November 16
Seymour, a down-and out skid row floral assistant, becomes an overnight sensation when he discovers an exotic plant with a mysterious craving for fresh blood. Soon it grows into an ill-tempered, foul-mouthed, R&B-singing carnivore who offers him fame and fortune in exchange for feeding its growing appetite. Can Seymour keep the world – and his beloved Audrey – safe?Read More | Buy Tickets
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Auditions for Altarena Playhouse’s production of Little Shop of Horrors will take place at 7:00 PM Sunday, August 24 and 7:00 PM Monday, August 25. Auditions are by appointment – please email Director Fred Chacon at email@example.com for an appointment.
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Altarena’s season-topping The Song Of The Nightingale has been profiled in both the Contra Costa Times and the Alamedan.
The article by Sally Hogarty of the Times tracks the brand new musical’s development from a germ of an idea by playwright Min Kahng through a staged reading at the Frederick L. Chacon Little Theatre at Alameda [...]