The Comedy Becky's New Car, Presented by Pacific Resident Theatre
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The last date listed for Becky's New Car was Sunday October 17, 2010 / 3:00pm.
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Anton Chekhov's The Cherry Orchard, his final and perhaps greatest play, is still as relevant today, with its treatment of mortgage and debt and a changing socioeconomic climate, as it was when it opened at the Moscow Art Theatre in 1904. A cherry orchard, holding years of family memories within its blossoms and branches, is the pride and joy of the owners of an estate. However, it's about to be sold at auction unless delinquent property taxes are paid -- but no one seems to be willing able to grasp the gravity of the situation. Learn More
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Featured review from Guinie
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The play was very enjoyable. We particularly like how the actors acknowledges the presence of the audience, which is very unusual. Other than Becky, I particularly enjoyed the husband and the lover and the way they interacted with each other. It's open seating, but some seats are reserved for season ticket holders. It's a small theater. You won't have any problem wherever you sit. Don't sit so close if you don't want to be pulled on stage.
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Joanna Daniels steps on the stage, and right away we believe in her. She is the harried working wife/mom with those embers banked years ago waiting silently and unbidden to be fanned. And fanned they are. Ms. Daniels convinces us that no one is...continued
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“A warmly humorous and nimble romantic farce.”__ -Seattle Times__
“Hits the funny bone.”__ —Seattle PI __
“Riotous …delightful!”-LA Times (Critics Choice)
_LA Weekly _GO! Selection
Pacific Resident Theatre Presents the Southern California Premiere of Steven Dietz’s Comedy
Playwright Steven Dietz maps out a very funny and touching trip about “the life not taken.” Becky is married, in her late 40s and working at a car dealership. When, one night, by chance, she’s offered an opportunity to step into another life — she takes it. _Becky’s New Car _is about life, love, marriage and the detours we take on the way to happiness. Directed by Michael Rothhaar, the cast includes Joanna Daniels, Suzanne Ford, Jon Eric Preston, Nick Rogers, Brad Greenquist, Christopher Shaw and Jules Wilcox.
About the Ticket Supplier: Pacific Resident Theatre
Based in Venice, California, Pacific Resident Theatre is a company founded by actors and dedicated to producing the classics, rarely performed plays, and the works of new writers.
During the last 25 years, PRT has won over 200 theater awards including the prestigious Margaret Hartford Award for continuous achievement in the small theater arena.