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The Night Forlorn (or WAITIN' On GODSFORD

The Night Forlorn (or WAITIN' On GODSFORDA tumbleweed comedy. World Premiere by Steve Nevil with stellar performances by Jim Beaver (SUPERNATURAL/DEADWOOD/THE RANCH), J. Downing (90's cult classic VIPER), Leslie Caveny, Robert W. Laur and June Schreiner. Directed by Arden Teresa Lewis Produced by David Mingrino and Linda Rand

THE NIGHT FORLORN
(OR, WAITIN' ON GODSFORD)
is a new play by Steve Nevil (writer of last year's critically acclaimed Welcome to Heretofore at the LA Fringe Festival). This is a re-imagining of Beckett’s Waiting for Godot, set in the West during the 1870s. At a campfire out on the prairie, two none-too-bright cowpokes wait for their leader Godsford and for instructions about “the plan.” There’s been a hanging in town, and they may or may not have been part of it — in the flurry of what happened, things are somewhat unclear to them. All they are sure about is that Godsford has told them to meet them here by the tree. Into their midst come several tumbleweed characters — all of whom may change the course of their destiny in one way or another. A comedic journey which utilizes the roots of vaudeville as well as the absurdity of Beckett, the play is in many ways an homage to the elegiac westerns of Ford and Peckinpah.


Presenter / Producer: Theatre West

Listed Categories
Theater > Theatrical Comedy


Event Phone: 323-851-7977

Venue
Theatre West
3333 Cahuenga Blvd. WEST
Los Angeles CA 90068

Regions:
LA - Hollywood / Westside


Performance Dates: 3/16/2018 - 4/22/2018
Friday, 03/16/2018
Saturday, 03/17/2018
Sunday, 03/18/2018
Friday, 03/23/2018
Saturday, 03/24/2018
Sunday, 03/25/2018
Friday, 03/30/2018
Saturday, 03/31/2018
Sunday, 04/01/2018
Friday, 04/06/2018
Saturday, 04/07/2018
Sunday, 04/08/2018
Friday, 04/13/2018
Saturday, 04/14/2018
Sunday, 04/15/2018
Friday, 04/20/2018
Saturday, 04/21/2018
Sunday, 04/22/2018

Performance Times
Friday and Saturday 8 PM
Sundays 2 PM

Ticket Information:
$25 General Admission
$15 Seniors
$10 Students with I.D.

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