A Good House for a Killing, written by comedian Marvin Kaplan, will be presented Saturday, July 30, for performances at 1:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. at the Beverly Garland Little Theatre in North Hollywood. It is the fourth musical presented in the past twenty-five years by the California Artists Radio Theatre. The company has presented over two hundred ninety-minute specials, and over one hundred of those have played on NPR or XM-Sirius Radio during the series’ longevity. The company has presented thirteen programs in cooperation with Ray Bradbury and Norman Corwin through the years, and plans to tour their recent production, Corwin’s Together Tonight, relating a meeting of three of America’s founding fathers: Thomas Jefferson, Alexander Hamilton and Aaron Burr.
Stars featured in the lively musical Good House on July 30 are Leslie Easterbrook, Marvin Kaplan, Linda Henning, Richard Herd, Phil Proctor, Tommy Cook, Paul Keith, Bob Legionaire, Tom Williams, Joe Flood, Diane Mercer, John Harlan, HM Wynant and special guest star John R. Lee. The musical director is Scott Martin with songs by Richard Loring, lyrics by Marvin Kaplan, and performances by Tony Palermo and Allen Eckhouse.
Tickets are kept frozen at “green prices”: $10 for seniors and students, $20 for general admission. Please call for information on special group rates. RSVPs can be made at CARTaudio.org or at (213) 683-3422, and tickets can be bought at the door.