Colony's 'Drawer Boy' opens Saturday BURBANK --...

Colony's 'Drawer Boy' opens Saturday

BURBANK -- Preview performances begin at 8 tonight for The Los

Angeles premiere of "The Drawer Boy" written by Michael Healey and

produced by the Colony Theatre Company. The production opens

Saturday.

Directed by David Rose, the play is about two aging bachelor

farmers in 1972 rural Ontario. World War II veterans and lifelong

friends, the farmers share a quiet life until their world is

comically disrupted by a young, energetic actor from the big city who

wants to live and work with them as research for a play about

farming.

Preview performances continue at 8 p.m. Thursday and Friday.

Tickets are $16. The opening night tickets are $50 and include a gala

reception. Regular performances are at 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays

and 2 and 7 p.m. Sundays. Tickets range from $26 to $32 with student

and senior discounts. For tickets, call 558-7000. The play continues

through May 9 at Burbank Center Stage, 555 N. 3rd St., Burbank.

There will be additional performances at 3 p.m. April 17 and 24

and at 8 p.m. April 29 and May 6.

Two Talk-Back performances featuring discussions with the cast and

director following the performance are on April 16 and 29.

Theater offers

$1 off opening night

GLENDALE -- A special opening-night price of $14 is offered for

the comedy "Room Service" tonight at Glendale Centre Theatre.

Written by John Murray and Allen Boretz, the play is directed by

Gabrielle Decuir. It's a romp about the misadventures of a penniless

producer stuck in a single hotel room with the entire cast of his

failing show. His comedic attempts to keep them from being evicted

continue to backfire.

Tickets regularly range from $15 to $18. There is a $1 processing

fee per ticket. Group rates are available. For reservations, call

244-8481. The theater is at 324 N. Orange St., Glendale.

Compiled by Joyce Rudolph

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