Jazz Age, with "Brothers and Sisters" Star Macfarlane, Extends Run a Week

News   Jazz Age, with "Brothers and Sisters" Star Macfarlane, Extends Run a Week The West Coast premiere of The Jazz Age, which officially opened at The Blank Theatre Company's 2nd Stage Theatre Feb. 12, has been extended by one week.
Luke Macfarlane as F. Scott Fitzgerald in The Jazz Age.
Luke Macfarlane as F. Scott Fitzgerald in The Jazz Age. Photo by Rick Baumgartner

Directed by Michael Matthews, Allan Knee's play was originally scheduled to run through March 22. Due to ticket demand, the play — presented by The Blank Theatre Company in association with Jana Robbins Productions — will now end its run March 29. Luke Macfarlane, who plays Scotty Wandell on ABC's "Brothers and Sisters," heads the cast as F. Scott Fitzgerald with Jeremy Gabriel as Ernest Hemingway and Heather as Zelda Sayre Fitzgerald. Ian Whitcomb and his Bungalow Boys accompany the play with an original score by Grammy winner Whitcomb.

"F. Scott Fitzgerald, Ernest Hemingway. Zelda Fitzgerald," read The Jazz Age press notes. "Literary history's most intriguing characters. This sexy new play goes inside their minds to fantasize on the question of 'inspiration.' Punctuated by the pulsating beat of a live musical trio, The Jazz Age asks the compelling question 'Why do we do what we do?'"

Show times are Thursday-Saturday at 8 PM and Sunday at 2 PM.

Tickets, priced $22-$28, are available by calling (323) 661-9827 or by visiting www.TheBlank.com. The Blank's 2nd Stage Theatre is located at 6500 Santa Monica Boulevard (on Theatre Row, between Highland and Vine at Wilcox) in Hollywood, CA.

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