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Date posted: 03/27/2012

Be Moved to The Water's Edge!

The Road Theatre Company is a central part of the North Hollywood arts community. The venue is now playing TheThe Water's Edgeresa Rebeck’s “The Water’s Edge.” The play is a touching family drama about loss, grief and revenge with a shocking twist. If you’re staying in a hotel near Gibson Amphitheatre, be sure to check it out!

After a long absence, Richard comes back to the lakeside house of his ex-wife Helen and their two children with a much younger girlfriend. He finds that Helen still blames him for the past. What follows combines classical Greek tragedy and modern comic drama with secrets, loss and revenge.  

Playwright Theresa Rebeck is widely produced in the U.S. and abroad. She has written eight works, including “The Water’s Edge,” “Mauritius” and “Bad Dates.” She has also written a novel called Three Sisters and Their Brother which was published in March 2008. Rebeck has written for television shows “Dream On,” “NYPD Blue” and “L.A. Law,” among others. She also produced features Harriet the Spy, Gossip and Sunday on the Rocks.

The Road Theatre Company has been producing plays for 21 years. In July 1991, a group of theatre artists and administrators formed The Other Side of the Hill Productions, otherwise known as The Road Theatre Company. The company has gone on to receive hundreds of awards for its dedication to producing new work for the stage. Publications such as LA Weekly and the NoHo News describe the company as “one of the finest venues for the newest and best American dramas.”

“The Water’s Edge” will be playing at the Historic Lankershim Arts Center now until April 28. Show times are Fridays and Saturdays at 8pm and Sundays at 2pm. General admission tickets are $25. Buy your tickets today for entertaining night supporting the North Hollywood arts!

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