Annie Matthews, Tro Shaw, Kitty Swink, Kaylee Bouwens and Liza de Weerd in “Ladyhouse Blues” at Andak Stage Company
This is likely the final season for Andak Stage Company, founded in North Hollywood in 2004 by Dakin Matthews and Anne McNaughton. Matthews says his steady work in New York has prompted the couple to become physically and financially bi-coastal, so he hopes to find someone to take over the 35-seat space.
“I’m still here for the next six or seven months,” Matthews says. “I’ve got a couple of plays that I’ve agreed to do [as an actor, including The Nether at the Kirk Douglas Theatre in March and April], but I would like to find someone to sell my equipment to. I’m sure the landlord would like that as well.”
Andak (a combined form of Anne and Dakin) has not opened a play since two years ago, when the company produced Matthews’ translation of Lope de Vega’s The Capulets and the Montagues. But the hiatus is about to end. Kevin O’Morrison‘s Ladyhouse Blues opens Saturday, with Matthews producing and McNaughton directing. READ MORE…