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or 714-994-6310
Box office hours:
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Sat 12 noon - 4pm

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 McCoy Rigby Entertainment
 

Empire the Musical


La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts
and
McCoy Rigby Entertainment
Sue Vaccaro, Ricky Stevens, and The Rivet Gang

 

present

EMPIRE

Book, Music & Lyrics by
CAROLINE SHERMAN
and ROBERT HULL

 

Music Director
SARIVA GOETZ

Directed & Choreographed by
MARCIA  MILGROM DODGE

Jan. 22 - Feb. 14, 2016

 

 

See it before it goes to Broadway!


Empire
is an original musical about those who bravely embodied the American spirit during the dark days of the Great Depression by building what was then the tallest structure in the world, the Empire State Building. When the roaring 20's collapsed into the reeling 30's, these industrialists, laborers and their families mortgaged all that was safe and reasonable for the dream of leaving their mark on New York City and the world.

This heartwarming musical comedy is a big fun night at the theater with toe-tapping songs, big dance numbers, danger, and a wild romantic ride to the top of the world.

 

Production Photos by Michael Lamont

Reviews

"Epic Empire scales heights of the the great Golden-Age musicals."
- OC Register (Click here for full review)

 

"It's an effervescent homage to a time when the girl Friday had gumption, the dreamers had vision, and everyone came together to make the impossible possible."

- BroadwayWorld.com (Click here for full review)

 

"A pair of stellar lead performances, a sensational young ensemble executing director-choreographer Marcia Milgrom Dodge’s thrilling dance moves."
-StageScene LA (Click here for full review)
Feature Articles

 

The Rage Monthly interview
with Director & Choreographer,
Marcia Milgrom Dodge.

 

Tin Pan LA interview
with writers Caroline Sherman & Robert Hull

 

SGV Tribune Feature
with rehearsal photos

Cast (in alphabetical order)

MICHAEL BAXTER

TOMMY BRACCO

RICHARD BULDA

JUAN CABALLER

CAITLYN CALFAS

KEVIN EARLEY

FATIMA EL-BASHIR

TORY FREETH

STEPHANIE GIBSON

JOE HART

RACHEL KING

CHARLOTTE MALTBY

MICHAEL MCCORMICK

KATHARINE MCDONOUGH

GABRIEL NAVARRO

RACHEL OSTING

CALEB SHAW

TONY SHELDON

COOPER STANTON

MICHAEL STARR

CHRISTINE TUCKER

RODRIGO VARANDAS

JOSH WALDEN

JUSTIN MICHAEL WILCOX

 

Creative Team

Book, Music & Lyrics by CAROLINE SHERMAN and ROBERT HULL

Directed & Choreographed by MARCIA MILGROM DODGE

Music Direction by SARIVA GOETZ
Flying Sequences Choreographed by PAUL RUBIN

Scenic Design by DAVID GALLO

Co-Projection Design by DAVID GALLO and BRAD PETERSON

Costume Design by LEON WIEBERS

Lighting Design by JARED A. SAYEG

Sound Design by PHIL ALLEN
Hair/Wig/Makeup Design by RICK GEYER

Properties Design by TERRY HANRAHAN
Casting by JULIA FLORES

Ticket Information

Tickets: $20 - $70

Discounts for Groups, Seniors, Students are available.

To purchase you may call the Box Office at 562.944.9801 or ORDER ONLINE.

Performances: January 22 - February 14, 2016

Wed.- Thurs. at 7:30pm; Fridays at 8pm; Saturdays at 2pm & 8pm; Sundays at 2pm

*Audience Talk-Back sessions with the cast will be Wednesdays, Jan. 27 and Feb. 10.

 

 

 

     
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