The Pee-wee Herman Show Opens in Los Angeles Jan. 20

By Andrew Gans
20 Jan 2010

Paul Reubens as Pee-wee Herman
Paul Reubens as Pee-wee Herman

The Pee-wee Herman Show officially opens at Club Nokia @ L.A. LIVE Jan. 20.

Directed by Alex Timbers, the production, which began previews Jan. 12, will continue through Feb. 7.

In addition to Paul Reubens as Pee-wee Herman, the cast also features Lynne Marie Stewart as Miss Yvonne; Phil LaMarr as Cowboy Curtis; Jesse Garcia as Sergio, a new character; Josh Meyers as Firefighter; John Moody as Mailman Mike; John Paragon as Jambi; Drew Powell as Bear; Lance Roberts as King of Cartoons; and Lori Alan and Maceo Oliver as voices.

Pee-wee's talking chair Chairry, Pterri the pterodactyl, Conky the robot, Magic Screen and Randy, are also on stage at Club Nokia.

"Pee-wee dreams that one day he can fly," according to press notes. "The play follows Pee-wee's quest to see this lifelong wish fulfilled. Pee-wee is torn when he has to choose to have his wish granted or better the lives of his friends. Along the way he embarks on hilarious adventures filled with his playhouse friends and some new ones. Throw in some funny pop culture references, and of course, your favorite Pee-wee-isms."



The production features scenic design by David Korins with original music by Jay Cotton.

Tickets are available by calling (800) 745-3000 or by visiting www.ticketmaster.com. Club Nokia @ L.A. LIVE is located at 800 West Olympic Blvd. in Los Angeles.