FOR THE RECORD: JOHN HUGHES Plays Rockwell: Table & Stage, 8/16-9/15
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by BWW News Desk
With the newly remodeled live music space nearing completion and innovative menus still being unveiled, Rockwell: Table & Stage continues their exciting summer long "Soft Opening" by presenting a reconditioned version of For The Record: John Hughes. Joining the creative team are Barrett Foa (NCIS: Los Angeles, Broadway's Avenue Q) and Chad Hodge (The Playboy Club) who have contributed a reinvented script that focuses the show around John Hughes seminal coming of age teen flicks.
Conceived and Created by Shane Scheel and Christopher Lloyd Bratten, the "For the Record" series -- which brings a director's soundtracks to life in a stunning 360-degree live theatrical concert experience, will turn Rockwell: Table & Stage into the ultimate 80's mix-tape.
This homage to the Hughes' body of work stars a rotating cast from stage, screen and music performing "Rebel Yell," "Weird Science," "Turning Japanese," "Danke Schoen," "Twist and Shout," "Try a Little Tenderness," "I'm So Excited," "Bust A Move," and "Don't You (Forget About Me)." The talented singers/actors move throughout the space, bringing the show tableside, where you can also take advantage of the delicious cuisine and inventive cocktails available for purchase.
The talented cast of For The Record: John Hughes includes Barrett Foa (CBS's "NCIS: LA"), Von Smith (E!'s "Opening Act"), Kristolyn Lloyd (CBS's "The Bold and the Beautiful"), Anderson Davis (Broadway's South Pacific, Les Miserables), Nathan Parrett (NBC's "The Voice"), Doug Kreeger (Broadway's Les Miserables), Jackie Seiden ("New Year's Eve," Broadway's Hairspray), Ruby Lewis (ABC's "Desperate Housewives"), Danielle Truitt (Disney's "The Princess and the Frog"), Angela Pupello (Broadway's The Drowsy Chaperone, Grease), Kate Pazakis (South Pacific, Jerry Springer the Opera), Angel Reda (Broadway's Follies), Steve Mazurek, Dionne Gipson, Lindsey Gort, and Tomasina Abate. For The Record: John Hughes is Directed by Anderson Davis, with Choreography by Angela Pupello, Musical Direction by Christopher Lloyd Bratten and Produced by Shane Scheel.
The "For The Record" series, an intimate fusion of theater, community and supper club, occurs year round and is perfect for first dates, celebrating specialoccasions, entertaining visitors and having a great time.
Located in the heart of Los Feliz Village, Rockwell: Table & Stage offers Angelenos a truly unique experience by staging live, musical performances all the while serving unwavering cuisine with seasonally altering menus. With anewly renovated indoor supper club and bi-level open-air patio restaurant, the entertainment destination attracts a dynamic crowd seeking the ambiance of a relaxed, yet cutting-edge community. Baroque chandeliers and dark rustic furniture fashion a warm indoor eatery and performance space, while a robust California Coral tree and flourishing vegetation set the scene for a lush, outdoor dining experience.
Rockwell: Table & Stage is located at 1714 N. Vermont Ave, Los Angeles, Calif. The indoor remodeled dining room opens each night at 5:30pm with music shows beginning at 8pm or 9pm. The outdoor patio space is open daily from 11am – 12am Sunday through Thursday and 11am - 2am Friday and Saturday. After work specials are served on the patio daily from 5pm - 8pm while brunch is served daily from 11am – 3pm and features health conscious lunch and brunch specials and innovative beverages. DJ's spin Thursday through Saturday evenings and at Sunday Brunch from 12 -4pm. Reservations can be made by calling (323) 669-1550. Find Rockwell: Table & Stage at www.rockwell-la.com as well as on Facebook.
**Purchase of a ticket guarantees entry into the Rockwell: Table & Stage venue, itdoes not guarantee a seat. Seating is on a first come first serve basis. Seating begins one hour prior to show time and please remember that Rockwell: Table & Stage is an intimate venue. For online ticket customers who wish to combine parties, please call (323) 661-6163 x 20 and leave avoice message with the full name of all ticket holders, a contact phone number, the show name, the show date and show time as well as the total number in your party.