Silent Film Actors Jump Off Screen and On Stage in all wear bowlers for L.A. Run, Sept. 23

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The Off-Off-Broadway hit all wear bowlers opens the new season for the Kirk Douglas Theatre in Los Angeles, starting Sept. 23.

Aleksandra Wolska directs the two-man production which officially opens Sept. 28 for a run through Oct. 28 at the Center Theatre Group's Culver City venue.

Created and performed by Trey Lyford and Geoff Sobelle, all wear bowlers combines "silent film comedy with a modern multi-media performance concept" as the creators perform play two silver screen clowns who literally break through the fourth wall of their silent movie. The work earned 2005 New York Drama Desk Award nomination for its Off-Off-Broadway run at the Here Arts Center.

The all wear bowlers design team includes James Sugg (sound) and Randy "Igleu" Glickman (lighting), Tara Webb (costumes), Jarek Trusczynski (scenic) and . Michael Glass (film) with Michael Friedman (film music composer). The production stage manager is Michelle Blair.

Following up its inaugural season of six world premieres, the Kirk Douglas Theatre has a five-show lineup and a repertory of four solo works. The season will continue with Nilo Cruz's adaptation of Gabriel García Márquez's A Very Old Man With Enormous Wings (Nov. 13-Dec. 18), Thomas Gibbons' Permanent Collection (Jan. 8-Feb. 12, 2006), Tom Lycos and Stefo Nantsou's The Stones (March 12-April 9, 2006), Solomania! - A Repertory Festival of Solo Performance Artists — which includes Jerry Quickley in Live From the Front, Dan Guerrero in ¡Gaytino!, Adriana Sevan in Taking Flight and Roger Guenveur Smith in The Watts Towers Project — (April 26-June 11, 2006) and David Greig's Pyrenees (July 2-Aug. 6, 2006).

Tickets to all wear bowlers and season subscriptions to the Kirk Douglas Theatre, 9820 Washington Blvd. in downtown Culver City, CA, are available by calling (213) 628-2772. For more information, visit www.KirkDouglasTheatre.org.

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