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LONDON CALLING The Musical Fri, Jun 16 – Sun, Jun 25 Fri, Sat June 16th – 17th 8pm Fri,Sat June23rd – 24th 8pm Sunday June 18th 3 pm Sunday June 25th 3pm Hudson Backstage Theatre 6539 Santa Monica Blvd Los Angeles, CA 90038

Written By: Marcelle - Jun• 13•17

 

LONDON CALLING IS A HIT!!!

Come see ‘London Calling – The Musical ‘ at the Hudson Backstage Theatre in Hollywood. The play is produced by Mark Hensley & Gwenn Morreale.

‘London Calling – the Musical’ celebrates the 40th anniversary of the English punk rock band, The Clash and the release of their eponymous debut album in 1977. The play, written by Peggy Lewis, and directed by Rod McLachlan, explores the lives of four young men who endeavor to play and stay in a punk rock band.

The four band mates include cast members Sam Meader, Paul Holowaty, Duane Asante Ervin, and Tom Conlan. Sam Meader stars as Tom, the lead vocalist and guitarist. Meader channels the ineffable, disaffected youth sentiment of the time, and evokes a young Malcolm McDowell. Amy Scribner who plays Ann, Tom’s mother, as well as a employment counselor, shows her acting chops. As Tom’s mother, Scribner is nurturing and kind, but easily switches hats to become a businesslike counselor. Sean Smith is another versatile actor in the cast who plays Eddie French, the manager who discovers Tom, as well as three other roles. Gary Picot plays Tom’s father and a judge. Picot garnered a lot of laughs in the judge’s wig and court dress.

Steve, performed by Tom Conlan, is convincing as a robbing yob who redeems himself in jail. Torie Tyson is hilarious as Babs, mother of the thieving Steve. As a brassy and brazen bar maid, Torie belts out her vocals and grabs the audience’s attention instantaneously as she steals the show.  TORIE TYSON REMEMBER HER.!!!!!!

 

 

 

  Sam Saldivar plays Steve’s thief friend as well as three other characters. Paul Holowaty plays Jimmy and capitvates the audience with his physicality. Duane Asante Ervin as Rudie shows much promise as a young actor on a meteoric rise. Dee, performed by Michelle Jean Anderson, and Sue performed by Hayley McLaughlin are attractive girlfriends. The two dancers, Punk 1 and Punk 2, played by Sarah Marquelle Kruger and Natalie Davis hold the viewer’s attention and move the play forward.

You will enjoy hearing Clash classics like “Rock the Casbah”, “Should I Stay or Should I Go”, and of course, “London Calling”. The musical arrangements are recorded by Vince Jones, and include players Martijn Lenoble on bass, Victor Indrizzio on drums, and Joel Shearer on guitar.

Runs
Fri, Jun 16 – Sun, Jun 25
Fri,Sat June16th – 17th 8pm
Fri,Sat June23rd – 24th 8pm
Sunday June 18th 3 pm
Sunday June 25th 3pm

Hudson Backstage Theatre
6539 Santa Monica Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90038

For more information go to:
www.London-Calling.com

London Calling – The Musical
(Musical)
Previews
Sunday, June 4th, 7pm

Runs
Fri, Jun 16 – Sun, Jun 25
Fri,Sat June16th – 17th 8pm
Fri,Sat June23rd – 24th 8pm
Sunday June 18th 3 pm
Sunday June 25th 3pm

BUY TICKETS
$35 Fri, Sat, Sun

Special Events
TBA

Special Show Info
Running time: 90 minutes.

Hudson Backstage Theatre
6539 Santa Monica Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90038
Valet Parking
Area Map

Special Theatre Info
Wheelchair Access
The theatre has concessions.

LONDON CALLING IS A HIT!!!
-ONLY 6 SHOWS – 
GET YOUR TICKETS NOW!!
For 20% Discount
Use Code: Strummer20 
 
“If you’re a fan of The Clash, British culture, or just really good musical theatre, you need see this!”               
 
London Calling? Hollywood Producers should be calling. Great Show with a Great Cast. Lots of catchy tunes. The Acting, Directing and Choreography is brilliant. I believe this show should go to a bigger venue. Don’t miss this Show!”
 
” LONDON CALLING  is a brilliant show and concept, with a story anyone can relate to. If you love music, let alone The Clash, you are sure to enjoy it.”
 
“The cast is charismatic, with amazing stage presence and they each perform the vocals with panache! A fun evening of great songs, energetic performances and an entertaining story. It’s a fun entertaining rock opera that will have you rocking along with the cast! If you love The Clash, you will really enjoy this show.”
GET YOUR TICKETS NOW!!
 
For 20% Discount
Use Code: Strummer20 
 
STARRING:
Sam Meader, Paul Holowaty, Duane Asante Ervin, Tom Conlan, Michelle Jean Anderson, Hayley McLaughlin, Guy Picot, Sam Saldivar, Amy Scribner Sean Smith, Torie Tyson, Natalie Davis, Sarah Marquelle Kruger
 
directed by Rod McLachlan, written by Peggy Lewis, choreography by Julianne Kusmierczyk, music arrangement by Vincent Jones, production design by Zach Brown, sighting/sound design by Vincent Sanchez, costume design by Katherine Poppen, 
stage manager – Carly Llewellyn- Ryan, 
produced by Mark Hensley & Gwenn Morreale
co-producers: Julie Ann Harris & Tracey Adlai
 
 
    for more information, 

On the 40th anniversary since the release of the first Clash album in 1977, “London Calling” a musical with music by The Clash and book by Peggy Lewis will premiere at The Hudson Theatre during the Hollywood Fringe festival in June.

London Calling is a gritty musical inspired by music of The Clash based on the events of our lives and others, and a youth spent playing in bands, living in squats and pursuing dreams, in Holland and Canada.

The lyrics of the songs are the dialog, that propel the story forward. A story of aspirations, disappointment and redemption,

The Clash’s impact on a generation can not be disputed, and their music continues to influence and inspire.

For more information go to:
www.London-Calling.com

 

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