Death Takes a Holiday

Classic comedy by Alberto Cassella finds the Grim Reaper taking on a human form to pass as a visiting prince, and falls in love with a beautiful girl.

When: Friday, Dec. 7, 2012, 8 p.m.

Where: Santa Paula Theater Ctr., 125 S. 7th St., Santa Paula

Cost: Not available

Age limit: Not available

Categories: Theater


Directed by Tom Eubanks, Death Takes a Holiday finds the Grim Reaper weary of always being misunderstood. Suspending his activities to take on a human form, Death passes himself off as a visiting prince and falls in love with a beautiful girl. Through her, he realizes why mortals fear him. The most recent retelling of this classic tale featured Brad Pitt in Meet Joe Black.

Featured in the cast will be Eric Mello as Shadow, Richard Blanchard as Baron, Scott Blanchard as Major, Gary Cunial as Duke, Richard Graham as Fedele, Vivian Latham as Princess, Tyler McLean as Eric, Leticia Mattson as Cora, TJ Mora as Corrado, Jennifer Ridgeway as Grazia, Brittany Saturnino as Alda, Jennifer Skutley as Rhoda, and Michele Wagner as Stephanie. Scenic design is by Mike Carnahan with lighting design by Gary Richardson. Costume design is by Barbara Pedziwiatr. Steve Grumette will design the sound. Death Takes a Holiday is being produced by Letticia Mattson with Andrea Robles as stage manager assisted by Cole Phelps and Chris Cronin on tech.

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Phone: 805-525-4645

Event posted Nov. 14, 2012
Last updated Nov. 14, 2012


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