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38 Star Starred
Road Theatre @ Lankershim Arts Center
5108 Lankershim Blvd. North Hollywood, CA 91601
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5.0 / 5 Rated by 6 members
Review from Natalie Ross

Excellent acttiing. kept us on the edge of the seat throughout. dark comedy. I would recommend it to anyone!

reviewed Nov 26 2010 report as inappropriate
Review from regalone

The acting in this production was all first rate. The story is compelling and will keep you wondering what will happen next. Well worth seeing.

reviewed Nov 19 2010 report as inappropriate
Review from debra

If you love a good dark comedy, this is for you. We enjoyed the show and the cast was terrific. The only boat we think you missed was selling Count Chocula treats at intermission!

reviewed Nov 28 2010 report as inappropriate
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Set in the dead of winter in Baraboo, Wisconsin, The Butcher Of Baraboo, tells a tale of family secrets, a very big knife…. and a whole lot of caffeine. It’s February 17th and local butcher Valerie (Carlyle King) is marking the one-year anniversary of her husband’s mysterious disappearance. Knowing she is the target of local gossip and suspicion, Valerie hopes the day will go by quickly and quietly. But her hopes are dashed before the end of the first cup of her morning coffee when she learns not only that her misfit 32 year-old daughter and Walgreen’s pharmacist Midge (Nina Sallinen) is selling drugs to the junior high students, but also that her prodigal brother-in-law Donal (Carl J. Johnson) has returned to town and moved in next door with his young wife Sevenly (Jenny Kern) and their six children. To further complicate matters, Valerie’s begrudging sister-in-law and town police officer Gail (Rebecca Jordan) can’t seem to stay away, seeking out free meat, overdosing and botching her attempted suicide. It’s cold, it’s crowded, and it’s caffeinated… what’s a woman with a meat cleaver to do?

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