Pacific Resident Theatre
Only 4 Performances Remaining!
Written by Brian Letscher
Directed by Elina De Santos
CRITIC’S CHOICE! – LA Times
EXTENDED through May 12!
With: Our Cast: Melissa Weber Bales
(Rhinoceros, A View from the Bridge – LA Weekly Award nom – Leading Female Performance);
Scott Conte (Big Love, Golden Boy, Anna Christie, Lulu, Rocket to the Moon, Lions, The Cherry Orchard);
Keith Stevenson (Victor) is the author of The Fried Meat Trilogy, performed at Pacific Resident Theatre (2012-2015). Out There on Fried Meat Ridge Rd. (2012 Ovation nomination for Playwriting for an Original Play) played at Trafalgar Studios in London’s West End in 2017 with Mr. Stevenson performing. Performance credits include Rhinoceros; My Girlfriend is Alien by Keith DeFacto; Lions (PRT) and Julia (PRT, 59e59 in NYC);
Zachary Grant (Rogue Machine’s Oppenheimer, Skylight Theatre’s Hostage, Odyssey Theatre’s Punk Rock. Film: Being Charlie directed by Rob Reiner);
Michael Mantell (The Model Apartment at Geffen Playhouse, Broadway Bound at Odyssey, A Small Fire at Echo, The Tenth Man at Lincoln Center).
Scenic Designer David Mauer
Lighting Designer Leigh Allen
Sound Designer Christopher Moscatiello
Costume Designer Elizabeth Cox
Choreography/Movement Myrna Gawryn
Dance Sequence Choreography
Stage Manager Morgan Wilday, Josh Chamberlain, Tempest Rockbell
Produced by Terry Davis and Tania Getty
Sat May 4 & 11 at 8pm;
Sun May 5 at 3pm
Sun May 12 at 5pm
Tickets: $25 to $34
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2017/2018 Subscription Season.!
SMART LOVE is a new comedy with a twist about science, family and just how far human beings will go in order to salvage love. The Wachowski household is thrown upside down when their son makes a surprise visit home from MIT with an unexpected guest.
“Contemporary twist on what makes a human, human… tailor made for today’s science – and all the ethical and practical questions. The cast is letter perfect in conveying their emotional roller coaster rides through today’s digital world” – Splash Magazines
“Critics’ Choice. Under Elina de Santos’ breezy direction, the fine performances and a strikingly original premise peel away layers of high-tech artifice to find the human heart alive and well.” – LA Times
Audience Reactions to Smart Love
SMART LOVE playwright Brian Letscher found inspiration for his new play after another evening of choice and tech overload. Click here to watch a short video about his intrigue with Artificial Intelligence and our human struggle to adapt and thrive in our changing world.