Harold Gould stars as Uncle Carmine in Tom Dulack's new comedy Shooting Craps, which will have its world premiere Feb. 2 at El Portal Center's mainstage theatre. Also starring are Laura James, Sonja Alarr, Eddie Zammit and Larry Anderson. Dulack is directing his own work.
Dulack also authored Breaking Legs, another comedy, which ran for 447 performances at the Promenade Theatre in New York in 1990-91, starring Philip Bosco and Vincent Gardenia. Dulack and Gould worked together on Incommunicado at the Odyssey Theatre in 1995.
Shooting Craps is about politics, gambling and re- election campaign promises. Dulack is known for his satirical point of view and his witty, rapid-fire dialogue.
Gould's hit TV series include "Rhoda" and "Golden Girls." His credits include many stage plays as well, such as House of Blue Leaves at Lincoln Center and Visiting Mr. Green at the Pasadena Playhouse.
El Portal Center is located at 5269 Lankershim Blvd. in NoHo. For tickets and information call (818) 508-4200. — By Willard Manus
Southern California Correspondent