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The Little Dog LaughedThe Little Dog Laughed
by
Douglas Carter Beane

June 26 - July 18, 2009

Directed by Rodney Brazil


We love Hollywood for its great auteurs, its glorious faces and its powerful images, but in this tabloid age, what we really love is all that dish! At any moment, the private life of the main character of THE LITTLE DOG LAUGHED could ignite a media firestorm.

This Broadway and Off-Broadway hit of 2006 follows the adventures of Mitchell Green, a handsome young movie actor who is on the verge of major stardom. Having recently won a film award, Mitchell is a budding screen idol who has more in common with Rock Hudson than his ruggedly charming good looks. You see, all of his photo ops with beautiful starlets will not mean a thing, if he steps out of the closet due to his "slight recurring case of homosexuality."

When Mitchell and his shark of an agent, Diane, head to New York to cut a deal for turning a play into a movie starring Mitchell, he meets Alex, a young hustler, and in short order, Mitchell falls in love and is ready to throw open his closet door. To complicate things more, it turns out that Alex has a girlfriend and is confused by his feelings for Mitchell.

All the while, Diane tries her best to bolt Mitchell’s closet door, thinking she’ll protect his leading man image and keep her meal ticket on the fast track to superstardom. It’s anybody’s guess as to whether there will be a happy ending before the final credits roll.

For mature audiences only.

  

  

 

 THE CAST    

 

 

Mitchell   Wil Rogers
Alex   Scotty Taylor
Ellen   Jennifer Wells
Diane   Lilli Bassett
     

THE CREW

   
Director   Rodney Brazil
Set & Sound Design   Rodney Brazil
Costume Design   Charlotte Rose
Lighting Design   Joy Whelpley, Jono DeLeon
Stage Manager   Jessica Carabajal
Light Board Operator   Amy Ackerman
Sound Technician   Scott Hynes
Set Construction   Caleb Schnackenberg
Scenic Artist   Nick Backes
Other Scenic Painting   Caleb Schnackenberg
Rhonda Clark
Properties   Rhonda Clark
Running Crew   Cory Kight
Poster & Ad Design   Jonathan Siler
Website Photos   Rhonda Clark
CST Webmasters   Don Lusk
Phil Carlton
CST Artistic Director   Rhonda Clark
CST Box Office Manager   Vicky Zipf
CST Technical Director   William Hughes
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 SPECIAL THANKS TO

Brief Encounters - Jon Womastek - Lilli Bassett - Doobie Potter - Doug Rankin - Steven Gillmore - Richard Charnay

Cast Sponsor: Craig Callas
Opening Night Party Sponsor: Deep Fork Grill, The Logo Network & Steve & Maggie Dixon

Produced by special arrangement with Dramatists Play Service, Inc.

 
   

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