Political Satire The Fix from Musical Theatre Guild
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The last date listed for The Fix was Monday June 23, 2008 / 7:30pm.
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Legendary filmmaker Robert Altman directs an all-star ensemble cast -- including Lily Tomlin, Meryl Streep, Lindsay Lohan, Kevin Kline, Tommy Lee Jones and Woody Harrelson -- in this acclaimed cinematic adaptation of one of public radio's most beloved and longest running hit shows, Garrison Keillor's A Prairie Home Companion. A selection of Altman family home movies will be shown prior to the movie screening, along with insightful commentary by an Altman family member. And, as a special treat, a surprise guest cast member and moderator will take to the Alex Theatre stage for a live Q&A before the screening. Learn More
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Featured review from Daniel N.
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The lead in the cast was outstanding! Broadway material at the least!
A downer of a plot but the cast was uniformly excellent. A brilliant job by the company and one of their best. I am making sure to see all their productions next season. Never want to miss one as good as this one was!
From a new team of writers comes a hard-edged, hard-boiled commentary on the American political machine. Part tabloid, part “The Manchurian Candidate,” The Fix is a totally original biting satire ripped from the headlines of today, yesterday and most likely tomorrow. A popular presidential candidate is dead, and his wife, who has power on the brain, thrusts her son into the political spotlight. Her maniacal scheming is matched only by that of her crippled brother-in-law, who will stop at nothing to see the boy elected. Together, the three of them make up one of the most dysfunctional almost-first families this side of real-life Washington politics.
With a driving, riveting score by John Dempsey and Dana P. Rowe (The Witches of Eastwick), The Fix is a powerful, nightmarish, hysterical roller coaster of a musical.
Directed by Randy Brenner
Musical direction by Darryl Archibald
Choreography by Heather Castillo
First presented in London in 1997, The Fix is part of the Festival of New American Musicals being celebrated all over Southern California in May and June 2008.
Preceding the performance and during intermission, Musical Theatre Guild’s first annual Silent Auction will occur. Top items include a Las Vegas package including tickets to Phantom and collectible theater memorabilia.