March 28, 1990 |
LP Repertory Theatre came up well short of its fund-raising goal last weekend and will close its storefront dinner theater in Tustin and search for a new location. The company hoped to stave off eviction by staging four benefit performances by Company B, a local variety troupe, said Trisha Andreatta, the company's office administrator. But the shows netted just $800--considerably under its goal of $5,000.
March 31, 1989
Former Rams defensive back Johnny Johnson, now a member of the Seattle Seahawks organization, is rooting for the financially strapped L.P. Repertory in Tustin. And he is bringing former teammates with him tonight to see the current production, "The Night of January 16th," says theater manager William Durkin. Why the interest? Johnson's wife, Julie Gray, is playing one of the major roles in Ayn Rand's courtroom drama.
February 8, 1985
The L.P. Repertory Company, the nonprofit organization that produces the Lilliput Players, has received a $1,000 grant from Exxon Corp. The Lilliput Players tour Southern California providing educational theater programs for elementary school children, playing to more than 100,000 youngsters each season.
November 23, 1988 |
Perhaps the most honest criticism of "Bullshot Crummond," the inaugural offering at Brobdingnag (a.k.a. L.P. Repertory) Dinner Theatre, came from William Durkin, one of the new playhouse's founders and co-director of the show. Looking abashed but smiling after opening night Friday, Durkin apologized to the audience for what he had to admit was one of the most technically flawed productions he had ever seen.
April 30, 1988 |
The L.P. Repertory has a couple of tall obstacles to overcome in its production of Murray Schisgal's "Luv": the dialogue-subverting acoustics of Tustin's Clifton C. Miller Community Center and, worse, the insignificance of Schisgal's aging script.
November 6, 1986 |
There wasn't a black tie in sight--or any other tie for that matter. Instead, more than 100 guests at L P Repertory Guild's Reverse Drawing wore slacks and shirts while munching on submarine sandwiches and pasta salad. Submarine sandwiches? But these were not your regular old submarine sandwiches or salads. They were San Remo Italian Market's primo specialties--and they were extraordinarily good. Of course, no one came to ogle clothes or savor gourmet delicacies at the Clifton C.