The Comedy Becky's New Car, Presented by Pacific Resident Theatre
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Once began as a music-fueled indie film that won the nation's heart in 2006, taking home the Best Original Song Oscar for its haunting love ballad "Falling Slowly." Now, Once has taken the Broadway stage by storm, earning eight Tony Awards, including Best Musical. The romantic tale follows a downtrodden Dublin street musician and a delightfully quirky Czech woman who meet in the least likely of places -- a vacuum cleaner repair shop. Their complicated lives make the path to love a rocky one, and they channel their feelings into the music they produce together -- him on guitar, her on piano, two voices harmonizing and setting them free, for a time, from the harsh realities of their lives. Learn More
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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.