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ACTING: THE FIRST SIX LESSONS – March 6 – 15, 2020

Out of our concern for our students and patrons alike, the remaining performances of ACTING:  THE FIRST SIX LESSONS scheduled for tonight, Friday March 13, Saturday March 14 and Sunday March 15 have been cancelled.  Ticketholders can seek a refund by calling the Mainstage Theater Box Office at 714-895-8150.  We thank you for your understanding and look forward to welcoming you to our exciting season of plays and musicals in 2020-2021 season.  Thank you.

By Emily Bridges and Beau Bridges

Adapted from the novel by Richard Boleslavsky

Directed by Tom Amen

March 6 – 15, 2020
March 6, 7, 12, 13, 14 at 7:30 pm
March 8, 15 at 2:00 pm

Mainstage Theater

Based on Richard Boleslavsky’s narrative novel of the same name, Acting: The First Six Lessons by Emily Bridges and Beau Bridges, is a thought-provoking, sensitive, and warm-hearted dramatization of this legendary tribute to the actor’s craft.

Set in the theater-world of New York City in the 1930s, this passionate and charming play explores the dynamic relationship between an aspiring young actress and her demanding yet inspirational acting teacher. 

Alternately witty, intense, and touching, Acting: The First Six Lessons is a unique and special play that is sure to delight all who love the power and magic of live theater!