On Sale to FLEX – July 25, 2022
On Sale to the Public – August 1, 2022

A Comedy About Hollywood’s Dirty Little Secrets.

Yes, we love the cinema for its great auteurs, its glorious faces and its daring images. But in this tabloid age where big stars go on Oprah and jump around like heartsick schoolboys, what we really love is all that dish! The players here include a hard-driving Hollywood agent, her budding screen idol client, a sexy young drifter, and the drifter’s naive, needy girlfriend. THE LITTLE DOG LAUGHED follows the adventures of Mitchell Green, a movie star who could hit big if it weren’t for one teensy-weensy problem. His agent, Diane, can’t seem to keep him in the closet. Trying to help him navigate Hollywood’s choppy waters, the devilish Diane is doing all she can to keep Mitchell away from the cute rent boy who’s caught his eye and the rent boy’s girlfriend (wait, the rent boy has a girlfriend?). Will there be a happy ending as the final credits roll?

Opens: Friday, August 19, 2022
Closes: Sunday, August 21, 2022
Location: Marjorie Lyons Playhouse,
on the campus of Centenary College

A Comedy By | DOUGLAS CARTER BEANE
Direction | JARED WATSON
Scenic Design | SETH TAYLOR
Lighting Design | SAMUEL COPELAND

Schedule:
FRIDAY, SATURDAY | AUGUST 19, 20 | 7:30PM
SUNDAY | AUGUST 21 | 2:00PM

Tickets: On Sale to the Public – August 1, 2022
Adults: $20. | Seniors: $18. | Students: $15.

“Theatergoers have cause to rejoice. Devastatingly funny, with dizzy, irresistible writing that brings down the house.” —NY Times

“Big fun and an out-and-out delight…Don’t be surprised after seeing it that you giggle in your dreams.” —NY Daily News

“Audiences no doubt will be tickled by the satire’s risqué humor and hint of topicality…Clever and funny quick-witted dialogue.” —Variety

“A laugh-out-loud lampoon of Hollywood humbuggery…Tremendously funny.” —Star-Ledger

THE LITTLE DOG LAUGHED CAST

Auditions for young adults to play the roles of Alex and Ellen will take place in the spring of 2022.

Mitchell, a rising movie star LOGAN SLEDGE*
Diane, his agent JAMIE KIIHNL
Alex: Male. Early to mid 20’s. Call-boy/prostitute. Love interest to Mitchell. Boyfriend/best friend to Ellen. Reluctant homosexual. Skeptical of love but is willing to take chances to be happy. An opportunist, though he has experienced much in his life. TBD
Ellen: Female. Early to mid 20’s. Party girl. Likes to be entertained. Girlfriend/best friend to Alex. Able and willing to scheme others (specifically older men) to make a living.Protective. Driven. Naive. TBD

*Mr. Sledge appears courtesy of Actors’ Equity Association, the Union for Professional Actors and Stage Managers in the United States.

SUPPORTED IN PART BY A GRANT FROM THE SHREVEPORT REGIONAL ARTS COUNCIL WITH FUNDS FROM THE CITY OF SHREVEPORT

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