Brimmer Street Theatre Company's world premiere production of All Your Hard Work by Miles Brandman, directed by Michael Matthews, begins performances this coming Thursday, July 19, at 8pm, at the Lillian Theatre in Hollywood. Opening night is Saturday, July 21 at 8:00. All Your Hard Work will play a strictly limited engagement through August 25.
In All Your Hard Work, Mary-Ellen reconnects with Jim, a college boyfriend in town on business, and they end up back at her apartment. When Jim asks for a potentially dangerous favor, Mary-Ellen is forced to choose between her old affections and a long-simmering need for revenge.
The cast will feature (in alphabetical order) Amy K. Harmon and Michael Grant Terry. The set design for All Your Hard Work is by Stephen Gifford, lighting design is by Tim Swiss, costume design is by Christian Svenson, sound design is by Cricket Myers, Rebecca Eisenberg is stage manager, and All Your Hard Work is being co-produced for Brimmer Street Theatre Company by Ken Werther and Michael Bulger. The play was developed as part of the 2011 Brimmer Street 'Blueprint Series,' and is a guest production at the Lillian Theatre.
Brimmer Street Theatre Company creates and produces new works of theatre to cultivate artists and engage audiences in Los Angeles. By working from a select core of talented artists, the company is able to produce a unique brand of American theatre that is rooted in our common experience and driven by our commitment to building better theatre that is challenging, extraordinary, and inspiring. For more, visit www.BrimmerStreet.org.
The preview performances are on Thursday, July 19 and Friday, July 20 at 8pm, and the opening night performance is Saturday, July 21 at 8:00. The regular performance schedule will be Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 8pm through August 25.
All seats for regular performances are $20 (previews are $15). To purchase tickets, visit www.BrimmerStreet.org or call (213) 290-2782. The Lillian Theatre is located at 1076 N. Lillian Way (one block west of Vine, just off Santa Monica Boulevard), in Hollywood, Calif. Street parking is available.