*Hit Playwright/ Director Don B. Welch is at it again. After the recent success of his hit stage plays, “My Brother’s Keeper” with Loretta Devine, “Let The Church Roll On” with Marla Gibbs & Jackee, and “The First Lady Of Zion” with Vanessa Bell Calloway, he returns with the comedy-drama, “The Bachelor Party” set to hit The Wilshire Ebell theater in LA on Friday August 23rd & Saturday August 24th 2013.
Although The Bachelor Party is not a new production,( It’s been around on stage since 2004) this latest installment promises some new scenarios , an updated script and an exciting new cast. The All-Star cast is led by 3 time NAACP nominee FLEX ALEXANDER (“One on One” & “Single Ladies”), 8 time Grammy nominated hit song stylist, “LEDISI”, DARIUS McCRARY (“Young & The Restless”, “Anger Management”) , KEITH ROBINSON (“Dreamgirls”, “This Christmas”) , & Grammy nominated R&B singer, KENNY LATTIMORE. Actors Cisco Reyes, Keith Burke, Todd Anthony, & Stephen Slates round off the cast.
33 year old “Lance” (FLEX ALEXANDER) is marrying “Michelle” (LEDISI), the girl of his dreams, and his closest buddies, “Trey” (DARIUS McCRARY), “Sonny” (KEITH ROBINSON),” Michael” (KENNY LATTIMORE) and “Akeem” (KEITH BURKE) are throwing him a bachelor party. What starts out as an innocent evening of fun, and frolic, quickly turns bitter when tempers flare, vendettas are revealed, painful memories surface, friendships are tested and LOVE is measured by lies.
Writer/Director Don B. Welch is the composer of over 20 stage productions, several that toured the US, such as “The Bachelor Party”, “The Bachelorette Party” & “Hallelujah Mahalia”. He is also the screenwriter for the film, “24 Hour Love” starring Lynn Whitfield, Flex Alexander, Eva Marcille, Malinda Williams, Keith Robinson, Darius McCrary & Tatyana Ali. His latest film, “The Divorce” starring Vanessa Bell Calloway & Dawnn Lewis is set to be released January 2014.
The Bachelor Party, is being presented by Don B. Welch Productions. Tickets on Sale now at all Ticketmaster Locations, 800.745.3000 The Wilshire Ebell Box office 323.939.1128 and Inglewood Tickets 310 671 6400
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