Henner Is Allergist's Wife in La Mirada's New Season; Gaynor, Daddy Long Legs Planned

News   Henner Is Allergist's Wife in La Mirada's New Season; Gaynor, Daddy Long Legs Planned
Marilu Henner will star in Charles Busch's The Tale of the Allergist's Wife, opening the 2010-11 season of La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts in southern California.
Marilu Henner
Marilu Henner Photo by Aubrey Reuben

Jeff Maynard will direct the comedy featuring Henner, a veteran of TV's "Taxi" and the musical Chicago, playing the title role. Performances will play Oct. 1-17. The two-person musical Daddy Long Legs will play Nov. 5–21. Based on the Jean Webster novel, the musical about an orphan and her benefactor has music and lyrics by Paul Gordon, libretto and direction by John Caird.

This is a co-production with Rubicon Theatre Company, Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park, TheatreWorks, David Elzer and Michael Jackowitz.

Maripat Donovan will star in 'Til Death Do Us Part – Late Nite Catechism 3, a new interactive comedy with her popular nun character now speaking on the topic of marriage. It's written by Donovan with Marc Silvia, who directs, Jan. 28-Feb. 13, 2011.

The Alan Menken-Howard Ashman musical Little Shop of Horrors, directed by Brian Kite, plays April 15–May 1, 2011.

Roger Bean's The Marvelous Wonderettes, the revue about a high school group in the late '50s (Act One) reuniting in the '60s (Act Two), will play June 3-19, 2011.

Film, TV and stage star Mitzi Gaynor stars in Mitzi Gaynor: Razzle Dazzle! My Life Behind the Sequins May 14, 2011, at 2 PM & 8 PM.

The season is produced by La Mirada and McCoy Rigby Entertainment. For more information, visit www.lamiradatheatre.com or mccoyrigby.com.

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