PAWS/LA'S 30th ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION
SPECIAL CONCERT EVENT & STAGED READING
OF THIS BELOVED BROADWAY MUSICAL
SATURDAY | OCTOBER 20, 2018 | 8 PM
BROADWAY SUPPORTS PAWS/LA
PAWS/LA is proud to present this one-night-only stage event at the beautiful Montalban Theatre in Hollywood. The special evening will celebrate PAWS/LA's 30th Anniversary with a unique concert/staged reading performance of this beloved musical.
Charles Schulz’s beloved comic comes to life in Clark Gesner’s classic musical, You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown. The whole gang is here: bossy Lucy is hopelessly in love with piano prodigy Schroeder who doesn’t give her the time of day, perfectionist Sally is still mocking blanket-toting Linus, Snoopy is in the doghouse, and “blockhead,” himself, Charlie Brown, is in rare form. Charles Schulz’s beloved comic comes to life in Clark Gesner’s classic musical, You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown.The show will feature an all-star Broadway cast.
Jared Gertner (Snoopy) is best known for playing Elder Cunningham in The Book of Mormon on Broadway, on the 1st National tour, and in London (Olivier Nomination- Best Lead Actor). He’s also appeared on Broadway in The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee (Barfee), in the Off-Broadway premiere of Ordinary Days (Warren), and in regional theatres across the country. In LA, Jared created the roles of Al Dubin in the new musical, I Only Have Eyes For You, and Sidowsky in the premiere of the play, The Dodgers, as well as playing Frank Lippencott in Wonderful Town at LA Opera (opposite Faith Prince and Roger Bart). Television credits include: Mom, Modern Family, 2 Broke Girls, Supernatural, Superior Donuts, How I Met Your Mother, Marvel's Agent Carter, Ugly Betty, The Good Wife, American Dad, Family Guy and the popular Broadway themed web series, Submissions Only. Jared also starred in a television pilot for NBC called How We Live, and appears in the upcoming film, Nightmare Cinema. His voice can be heard as an adorable pug dog in the film, Pup Star, and in many TV and radio commercials. Jared grew up at The Jersey shore (the place, not the TV show), and he is a graduate of NYU's Tisch School of the Arts!
Rory O’Malley (Linus) was Tony nominated for his performance as a tap dancing Mormon singing “Turn It Off” in The Book of Mormon on Broadway. He was last seen onstage in LA at the Pantages as King George III in Hamilton, after reigning in the same role on Broadway. Next up Rory can be seen in Jenji Kohan’s new TV show, AMERICAN PRINCESS for Lifetime TV.
Skylar Astin (Schroeder) originated the role of Georg in Spring Awakening on Broadway. Most recently he was onstage in How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying at The Kennedy Center. Other New York stage credits include God Bless You Mr. Rosewater and West Side Story at Carnegie Hall. Film credits include Pitch Perfect, Pitch Perfect 2, Taking Woodstock, Hamlet 2, Wreck-It Ralph, and 21 and Over. He can currently be seen on the Epix TV series Graves. Other television credits include Ground Floor, Girls, House, Glee, and Halt and Catch Fire.
Barrett Foa (Charlie Brown) has appeared on Broadway in Avenue Q, The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, and Mamma Mia! Off-Broadway credits include Buyer & Cellar, The Drunken City, Godspell, and Tio Pepe (aka Somewhere). Regional credits include Sweet Charity, The Music Man, Camelot, Pirates! The Musical, The Lady in Question, Much Ado About Nothing, and The Fantasticks. Television: all 10 seasons of NCIS: Los Angeles, Will & Grace (2019), Entourage, NCIS, The Closer, Numb3rs, and Six Degrees.
Carly Hughes (Sally) is currently seen weekly on ABC’s American Housewife and on the Netflix originalseries Insatiable. Her extensive Broadway credits include Chicago, Pippin, Beautiful: The Carole King Musical, Ghost: the Musical, The Book of Mormon, How the Grinch Stole Christmas, Ragtime, and The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee. Other TV credits include Curb Your Enthusiasm and she can next be seen in Michael Doneger’s
film Brampton’s Own.
Tracie Thoms (Lucy) currently recurs on five TV series: The First, 9-1-1, Gone, UnReal, and Love, and is also a series regular on Apple’s Are You Sleeping with Octavia Spencer. Other television credits include Cold Case, Wonderfalls, Harry’s Law, Veep, Person of Interest, Suits, The Shield, The Good Wife, The Mindy Project, and Criminal Minds. On Broadway: Rent and Falsettos. Film credits include Raze, Looper, Safe House, Grindhouse: Death Proof, The Devil Wears Prada, and Rent.
The Montalban Theatre
1615 Vine Street, Hollywood
Tickets on sale now. $50 - $175*
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Box office: (323) 461-6999
*VIP tickets - premier seating & post show VIP reception
STEPHANIE & HAROLD BRONSON