LOS ANGELES -- Theatre West Youth Theatre begins its second season Sept. 27 with the world premiere of DogMusic, a musical aimed at children ten to fourteen. With book and lyrics by Mark Masi and music by Jess Platt, DogMusic tells the story of Ozzie, a puppy who runs away from an abusive master, is hit by a car, and ends up in the pound.
The cast includes Cecily Adams, Ellen Idleson, Valri Jackson, Jim Beaver and Jeanne Bates. Masi directs.
Every Sunday at 12.30 PM through Dec. 20. Theatre West is at 333 Cahuenga Blvd. W. Tickets are $8. Call (323) 851-7977.
-- By Willard Manus
Southern California Correspondent