The Strange Tree Group's Old-Timey Tragedy The Three Faces of Dr. Crippen
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Michael Urie, of Ugly Betty and Broadway fame (How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying), stars in this award-winning comedy about a struggling actor with a very odd job. In Buyer & Cellar Alex (Urie) works in the basement "mall" of Barbra Streisand's Malibu home, essentially selling her own collectibles back to her. When the diva descends downstairs, she and Alex form an unlikely -- and unstable -- friendship. Buyer & Cellar is a hilarious comedy about the cost of things, and more importantly, the true cost of fame. Playwright Jonathan Tolins (The Twilight of the Golds, Secrets of the Trade) reteams with Urie for this production, after working with him on his latest TV series, CBS' Partners. Learn More
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This is an incredible show no one should miss. Clever, funny, poignant, did I mention clever? The acting was superb by all members and the story was both entertaining and witty. The right balance of camp and drama. I highly recommend this production.
Written by Emily Schwartz
Directed by Jimmy McDermott
Chased across the sea by destiny and Marconi’s wireless telegraph, this factual (and fanciful) turn of the century tragedy explores the bizarre story of this homicidal homeopath by having three different actors (Scott Cupper, Matt Holzfeind, & Stuart Ritter) portray the part of our dear, diabolical Doctor.
The Strange Tree Group returns to its grand guignol roots with this marvelously macabre tale about love, death, daring escapes and a bathtub full of body parts.