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Meet the couple every couple wants to be. Attractive and immaculately turned out, they are the perfect team. Tomorrow they will be in Stockholm, a city where, in the summer, the sun shines 24/7 and sometimes it's dark all day long. Today, it's his birthday and she's going to give him all his presents, treats and surprises. Treading a fine line between tenderness and cruelty, STOCKHOLM, reveals a relationship unraveling. It's beautiful, but it's not pretty.
The Birthday Celebrating begins
Saturday, January 12, 2019
At the Pico in West Los Angeles!
Triptych Theatre Group presents the West Coast premiere of STOCKHOLM, written by Bryony Lavery (Frozen), with choreography by Stephen Buescher and directed by Kim Rubinstein. STOCKHOLM will preview on Friday, January 11 at 8pm and open on Saturday, January 12 at 8pm, will run though Monday, January 28 at The Pico Playhouse 10508 W. Pico Blvd. in West Los Angeles.
About the creative team and cast:
BRYONY LAVERY (Playwright) Her play Frozen won the TMA best play award, the Eileen Anderson central Television award, was produced at Birmingham Rep, then the National Theatre, then on Broadway where it was nominated for four Tony awards. Stockholm, for Frantic Assembly, won the Wolff-Whiting award for Best Play of 2008. Beautiful Burnout for The National Theatre of Scotland and Frantic Assembly received a Fringe First at Edinburgh, before productions in the UK, New York, Australia and New Zealand. Dirt was nominated for the Charles McArthur award for most outstanding play or musical of 2013, Washington DC. Recent work includes: The Believers (Frantic Assembly), Queen Coal (Sheffield Crucible), Treasure Island (National Theatre), 101 Dalmatians (Chichester Festival Theatre), Brideshead Revisited (York Theatre Royal/ETT), Our Mutual Friend (Hull Truck/City of Culture 2017) and Balls (One Year Lease/Stages Theatre - Houston and NYC). She is a Fellow of The Royal Society of Literature, an honorary Doctor of Arts at De Montford University and an Associate Artist at Birmingham Repertory Theatre.
KIM RUBINSTEIN (Director) won an LA Critics Choice Award for her direction of Jeff Perry, Kevin McKidd, Zoe Perry and Mary Mara in a 2015 production of Anna Christie at the Odyssey Theatre. The production was honored with several other nominations and awards including Best Revival of a Play for LACC. Kim also directed A Taste Of Honey at the Odyssey and a site-specific production of True West at the Mexican border before bringing it to a loft in Hollywood. Kim was Associate Artistic Director at Connecticut's Long Wharf Theatre where she directed five productions. She has also directed at The Globe, San Diego Rep, Shakespeare Santa Cruz, Portland Center Stage, San Jose Rep, Chicago Shakespeare Theatre, The Court, Running with Scissors, the Berkshire Theatre Festival, The Roundhouse Theatre and more. She is a Professor of Theatre at University of California, San Diego where she teaches acting, directing and Cultivating the Creative Mind which combines neuroscience findings on creative thinking with theatre principles and techniques for students in all disciplines. She has developed and runs a highly successful program in Communicating Science and Research for UCSD's top faculty, post-docs and graduate students. Kim has taught for Steppenwolf's summer Intensives in Chicago, California and Toronto. She is currently immersed in a multi-media project about Amelia Earhart and her aviator Fred Noonan.
STEPHEN BUESCHER (Choreography) is a movement director/choreographer, actor, director and teaching artist. Stephen has designed movement for A Thousand Splendid Suns, Hamlet, Monstress, Orphan of Zhao, Stuck Elevator, Let There Be Love, and Underneath the Lintel at the American Conservatory Theater Imaginary Invalid at The Old Globe with Fiasco Theater A Midsummer Night’s Dream and Private Lives at Long Wharf Theater A Christmas Carol at Trinity Repertory Company Love’s Labour’s Lost at Shakespeare Santa Cruz, and Blues for an Alabama Sky at Lorraine Hansberry Theater. Stephen is the Head of Movement, in the acting program, at the University of CaliforniaSan Diego. Graduate directing credits include The Taming of the Shrew, Black Orpheus:Una Historia de Amor, Romeo and Juliet, Galileo, The House of Bernarda Alba (Moscow Art Theater), Can’t Pay Won’t Pay, and Hotel Paradiso. Stephen has taught physical theater at the American Conservatory Theater, Yale School of Drama, Brown University/Trinity Repertory Company, University of Connecticut, and the University of Missouri Kansas City. Stephen has performed nationally and internationally, as a company member, with the physical based company Dell’Arte International for over a decade. Stephen is a member of SDC and a graduate of both the Dell’Arte International School of Physical Theater and Calarts. Stephen is thrilled to be back in LA making his debut with Triptych Theater Company.
The Cast of STOCKHOLM will feature Kimberly Alexander and Jamie Wollrab.
KIMBERLY ALEXANDER (Kali) Los Angeles Theatre: Red Speedo (Road Theatre), Resolving Hedda (The Victory Theatre Robby Award Winner for Best Actress in a Comedy), The Engine of Our Ruin (The Victory Theatre Robby Award Winner for Best Supporting Actress in a Comedy, Stage Raw Nomination for Best Supporting Actress), Liana and Ben (Circle X), The Great Divide (The Lillian Theatre), Derby Day (The Elephant Theatre). Film/TV: NCIS, True Nightmares, Bloodline, Female Fight Squad, Monstagram, The Romantics, Never Stop. Commercials: Toyota, Hyundai, Verizon, Target, MTV, Starz Network, Lenovo, Ubisoft. Kimberly is a member of The Road Theatre Company.
JAMIE WOLLRAB (Todd) recent credits include The Son in Adam Rapp’s Nocturne directed by Richard Schiff and James Eckhouse @ Vs. Theatre and he starred in the west coast premiere of The French Waitress by John Patrick Shanley at The Electric Lodge. He also starred in the short film “Punching Bag” directed by Jamie Anderson and “Always Remember Me” directed by Nell Teare. Other credits include Doug in Gruesome Playground Injuries, Tom in The Glass Menagerie, Matt in Red Light Winter, North of Providence, Mud, Miss Julie to name a few. Jamie is a proud member of IAMA Theatre Company and is the Artistic Director of The Triptych Theatre Group.
STOCKHOLM has assembled an award-winning design team Scenic Design by Anna Robinson, Lighting Design by Wesley Charles Chew, Costume Design by Lily Blue, Sound Design by Veronica Mullins, Lara Myrene is the Production Stage Manager and Cassidy Paradis is the Assistant Director. The Marketing Producer is Emily Heller. STOCKHOLM is produced by Andrew Carlberg.
Presenter / Producer: Triptych Theatre Group
Theater > Drama
Event Phone: 310-204-4440
The Pico Playhouse
10508 Pico Blvd.
Los Angeles CA 90064
LA - Hollywood / Westside
Performance Dates: 1/11/2019 - 1/28/2019
Preview: Friday, January 11 at 8:00pm
Opens: Saturday, January 12 at 8:00pm through Monday, January 28, 2019 at 8:00pm
Performance times are Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays at 8:00pm
Monday performances at 7:00pm
$25.00 (General Seating)
$35.00 (VIP Reserved Seating)
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