Three Roses Players and Venice Sky Productions will present the world premiere of LOVE STRUCK, by Dale Griffiths Stamos, directed by Maggie Grant, in a special limited run at the historic Beverly Hills Playhouse, May 11 through May 27, 2012. LOVE STRUCK stars Barbara Bain, Peter Van Norden and Nick Ullett, along with a supporting cast of 14.
Love lost, love found, unrequited love, redemptive love, and just plain silly love, in eight one-act plays that run the gamut from broad comedy to gut-wrenching drama, LOVE STRUCK examines a fascinating range of love that spans the generations.
BARBARA BAIN: Three-time Emmy winning star of stage and screen (Mission Impossible, Space 1999), star of last year’s Award Winning Thicker Than Water will be playing two roles.
Peter Van Norden: Multi award winning star of the Broadway stage, LA Stage and screen, (The Accused, Best of Times, An Innocent Man, Hard to Hold.)
Nick Ullett: (May 11-13 & 25-27) Star of the Broadway stage, Nick originated the role of Gerald in Me and My Girl. Starred in LA’s 2011 Smash hit Bakersfield Mist; School For Scandal at the Taper; and upcoming movie, Geezas.
ROBERT MIANO: (Stands in for Nick Ullett: May 18-20) Broadway: The Christmas Princess. Films: Donnie Brasco, The Funeral, Badge 373, Death Wish, Fast and Furious. Television: General Hospital, Star Trek Deep Space Nine, David Mamet’s Lansky.
SUPPORTING CAST: Matthew Brenher, Robert Ebinger, Kirk Enouchs, Maggie Grant, Paul Jacek, Eric Charles Jorgenson, Molly Leland, Jeff Lorch, Natasha Charles Parker, David Roberts, Julianna Robinson, David Wells, Tara Windley.
The One (Kirk Enochs, Natasha Charles Parker)
A man returns to tell his high school sweetheart that she was the love of his life, but they don’t remember things the same way.
Identity (Barbara Bain, David Roberts, Peter Van Norden)
A son's world is shaken when his mother, suffering from Alzheimer's, mistakes him for someone he's never heard of and a new truth is revealed.
Amanda Split (Ryan Cross, Molly Leland, Julianna Robinson)
Fireworks happen when Amanda gets split into mind and body.
Jeremy's Confession (Eric Charles Jorgenson)
Jeremy bitterly confronts the pastor at his old church.
Dirty Little Secret (Matthew Brenher, Maggie Grant)
Nick thinks he can breeze through these domestic abuse therapy sessions with Anna, the court appointed shrink.
Tracy's Sin (Tara Windley)
Tracy tries to understand her feelings about a boy, parallel universe theory, French kisses, and why she feels so guilty.
Matchmade (Barbara Bain, Nick Ullett/Robert Miano)
A widow who runs a matchmaking agency for people over 70 discovers a new client is an old friend.
The Session (Bob Ebinger, Maggie Grant, David Wells/Paul Jacek)
A couple visits the world’s worst marriage counselor.
LOVE STRUCK runs May 11 through May 27th, Fridays and Saturdays at 8 PM, Sundays at 3 PM and 7 PM, at The Beverly Hills Playhouse, 254 S. Robertson Blvd., Beverly Hills, CA 90211 (between Olympic and Wilshire). Tickets are $32 (General Admission) and $25 (Seniors and Students). Mother’s Day 50% off for Mom (with a complimentary rose). Group rates available for 10 or more. Running time: 120 minutes with intermission. Concessions available. Ample street parking.
RESERVATIONS: Phone: (323) 960-7787 or Online: www.plays411.com/lovestruck