This Weekend’s Must See~ the Final Weekend of “The People vs. Friar Laurence”!

This weekend marks the final three performances of the hilarious new musical comedy, The People vs. Friar Laurence- The Man Who Killed Romeo and Juliet at the Whitefire Theatre in Sherman Oaks. I highly recommend you get out and see this hysterical musical that is a twisted and wacky version of the classic Romeo + Juliet where we find Friar Laurence being interrogated for the murders of the title characters. People stars my dear friend and Sammy Kingsford: Manager to the Stars costar Rick Simone as Tybalt along with a great cast including Billy Giampaolo as Friar Laurence, Alex Tordi as Romeo and Bethany Regan as Juliet. Take a look at all the show and cast info below plus some pictures from this great show. Then, head to www.iotatheatrecompany.com or brown paper tickets to get your seats to The People vs. Friar Laurence. Enjoy

The People vs Friar Laurence – The Man Who Killed Romeo and Juliet
Inmates of the Theatrical Asylum Theatre Company Presents

The People Vs. Friar Laurence: The Man Who Killed Romeo and Juliet

Written by Ron West and Phil Swann, The People vs Friar Laurence is a hilarious musical comedy rendition starring the Friar of Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet. Friar Laurence is behind bars and charged with the murder of the two young lovers. The twisted trial progresses into a Vaudeville-like mayhem in the race to determine the plot behind the ultimate blame for Romeo and Juliet’s demise at the feet of Friar Laurence. The fast-moving freight train of characters and non-stop Shakespearean spoof of adventure takes the audience on a musical journey of love, confusion and chaos.

The People vs. Friar Laurence- The Man Who Killed Romeo and Juliet
July 27th – August 26th
Friday and Saturday @ 8pm
Sunday @ 3pm

General Admission – $20

Parking: Street or valet

Cast & Crew

Director – Trace Oakley
Musical Director – P. Matthew Park
Production Stage Manager – Jennifer Potell
Assistant Stage Manager – Lauren Pearsall
Scenic Designer – Tatiana Kulianoff
Lighting Designer – Anna Cecelia Martin
Costume Designer – Taylor Moten
Choreographer – Tam Warner
Graphic Designer – Bryan Fishman
Publicity – Tiffany Gilman

Friar Laurence – Billy Roman
Prince Escalus – Robert Keasler
Romeo – Alex Tordi
Juliet – Bethany Regan
Lord Capulet – Richie Ferris
Lady Capulet – Anne Clare Lush
Tybalt – Rick Simone
Benvolio – Lauren Salandra
Mercutio – Amir Levi
Paris – Justin Huff
Sampson – Amelia Meyers
Ensemble – Lauren Tyni

And here are some great pics from the show to whet your appetite!

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