My Favorite Year, Redhead, Roberta, Sail Away, Wild Party Set for L.A. Musical Theatre Guild Season

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Los Angeles' Musical Theatre Guild has announced its upcoming season, which will include My Favorite Year, Redhead, Roberta, Sail Away and The Wild Party.
Mandy Patinkin in the original Broadway production of The Wild Party
Mandy Patinkin in the original Broadway production of The Wild Party Photo by Carol Rosegg

Stationed at Glendale’s Alex Theatre, the resident company in its ninth season MTG will continue to perform at the Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza and expand to include a new venue in Long Beach's Carpenter Performing Arts Center. The company is known for its concert stagings of rarely-produced musicals. The season is scheduled as follows:

  • My Favorite Year - (Sept. 20 at the Alex, Oct. 3 in Thousand Oaks)
    Book by Joseph Dougherty
    Lyrics by Lynn Ahrens
    Music by Stephen Flaherty
    Based on the film of the same name.
  • Redhead - (Nov. 22 - Alex, Nov. 29 - Carpenter)
    Book by David Shaw, Dorothy Fields, Herbert Fields and Sidney Sheldon
    Lyrics by Dorothy Fields
    Music by Albert Hague
    The Tony Award-winning musical made famous by Bob Fosse and star Gwen Verdon.
  • Roberta - (Feb. 21, 2005 - Alex, Feb. 27 - Thousand Oaks, March 7 - Carpenter)
    Music by Jerome Kern
    Book and lyrics by Otto Harbach
    Adapted from Alice Duer Miller's novel "Gowns by Roberta," the show originally starred Bob Hope.
  • Sail Away - (April 11, 2005 - Alex, April 24 - Thousand Oaks, April 25 - Carpenter)
    Book, music and lyrics by Noel Coward
    A vehicle for Elaine Stritch centering on a cruise director who finds love.
  • The Wild Party - (June 6, 2005 - Alex)
    Music and lyrics by Michael John LaChuisa
    Book by LaChuisa and George C. Wolfe
    Based on a poem by Joseph Moncure March For season tickets and more information about the Musical Theatre Guild call (818) 848-6844 or visit www.musicaltheatreguild.com.

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