The Favorite Avante Garage June and July
               Starring
   (In alphabetical order)
         Michael Bouson
             Laura Coyle
         Tracey Rooney
           Karl T. Wright
               Dramaturge
        Gabriella Steinberg
                   A new play by
                       Joe Correll              
 
                     Directed by
            Ann Hearn Tobolowsky
June 28 - July 21
             Fridays and Saturdays at 8PM
                           Sundays at 7pm
               At the Avery Schreiber Playhouse
4934 Lankershim Blvd, North Hollywood, CA 91601

The Holmes siblings have just lost their mother and are cleaning out their parents' garage for the very last time. Shelby and Megan are competitive sisters with polar opposite world views, and their adopted African American brother, Dylan, tends to have conversations with inanimate objects. They all have unresolved conflicts that get unpacked along with the mountains of boxes, crates and bags. As the family goes through the endless pile of their parents' accumulated treasures and junk, they relive childhood milestones and touchstones, both joyous and traumatic. Things take an unexpected turn when they uncover a painting that was painted by their mother.  She has left a note saying that the painting should go to her favorite child, without specifying which one of them that is. Old wounds are exposed and generously doused in salt until the afternoon comes to a climax when Shelby's husband, Ethan makes a shocking discovery in a dusty old trunk. This raucous 'laugh out loud' dark comedy is so full of guffaws, snorts and full on belly-laughs you'd be well advised to use the restroom before the play begins! Family is Funny!

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