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Source:  Lamplighters Community Theatre press release

February 23, 2016 (La Mesa) – Lamplighters Community Theatre (LCT) is proud to present performances of the Tony Award Nominee “Mack and Mabel” at the new Lamplighters Community Theatre located at 5915 Severin Drive, La Mesa, Ca running  March 11 through April 10.

Step back into yesteryear in this saga of the silent film era "when movies were movies." Mack and Mabel deals with the complex relationship between legendary film director Mack Sennett, a temperamental, workaholic and the adorable Mabel Normand, a waitress who became one of his biggest stars.

Told in flashback style, by Mack himself as narrator, a broken man, made obsolete by talkies, bankrupt and forced to sell his studio. He reminisces about the past, recalling his triumphs, his love affair with Mabel and her rise to stardom.

“Mack and Mabel” was written by Michael Stewart and Leonard Spigelgass with Music and Lyrics by Tony Award Winner Jerry Herman. This show is produced by Mark Loveless and is directed Kirsten Giard and George Bailey.

The show features an outstanding cast of performers: Kyle Casser, Andrew Davis, Daniel Deuprey, Brian P. Evans, Don Evans, Patty Fay, Lee Howeth, Karen Menin, Gabriela Nelson, Lindsey O’Connor, Michael Pierce, David Purcell, Kimberly Sellers, Mariel Shaw, Ashley Stewart, Tessa Theis, and Nathan Whitaker.

Performances of “Mack and Mabel ” will run weekends March 11 through April 10 at the Lamplighters Community Theatre located in the Village Station Center - 5915 Severin Drive, La Mesa, Ca. Show times Friday and Saturdays at 8pm Sundays at 2pm and there is plenty of free parking.  Advanced tickets are on sale for $23, $20 for seniors/students/military and can be purchased at our website: or call at (619) 303-5092.

Produced by special arrangement with Samuel French. Pictured are Don Evans and Lindsey O’Connor.

Serving the La Mesa and surrounding communities, Lamplighters Community Theatre is a qualified 501(c) (3) non-profit organization and produces six season productions a year Lamplighters Founded in June of 1937 as The La Mesa Little Theatre and incorporated as The Lamplighters Community Theatre on November 1, 1976, the theatre has had continuous productions in La Mesa for 78 years. Between the regular season productions, we also support special events, one-act shows, and our theater space is available for rent.

The cast and production team are available for interviews, and additional still images of the show can be provided. For more information, please contact Rob Conway at or Larry E. Fox at





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