They’ve showcased the works of Quentin Tarantino, John Hughes, Baz Luhrmann and now it’s the Coen Brothers’ turn to hit the stage for Show At Barre’s For the Record series. Previews kicked off on July 8th and the show officially opens on Thursday, July 21st at 9pm, set to run every Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 9pm ending on September 24th.
For the Record: Coen Brothers infuses standard Broadway-style fair with Hollywood productions, in this case films specific to the Coen Brothers. The show features highlights from the writing-directing duo’s resume including particular scenes and soundtrack selections from films like O Brother, Where Art Thou? , Fargo and The Big Lebowski. The cast is a rotating ensemble comprised of Broadway, film and television stars including The Princess and the Frog’s Danielle Truitt, Von Smith of American Idol and Rogelio Douglas Jr. of The Little Mermaid.
While you might have caught a number of the Coen Brothers’ films in the theater with popcorn in your hands, this time around, the Show at Barre lets you dine in style with the best in California cuisine as well as a wide variety of cocktails. Booze, fine food and the Coen Brothers? If only I lived in LA.
If you’re in the area and interested in catching the show, check out the Show At Barre website to get your tickets. If you’d like to place an order by phone, call (323) 661-6163 (EXT 20).
By Perri Nemiroff