Spare Parts & Cynic
by Rick Robinson and Joshua N Hsu · September 26 - October 29, 2003
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about this production

spare parts and cynic In our new original musical, Office Space meets Les Miserables. Sort of.

When Burton Thumbwistle is elevated to Engineering Manager at J. Sisyphus Software, he decides the best way to increase efficiency is to trim the "spare parts" from the department. What he doesn't count on is the reaction of the dowtrodden engineers, and the surprisingly plucky engineering secretary, Nancy Singleton.

Spare Parts & Cynic will be presented by Lucid by Proxy as part of the 2003 Los Angeles Edge of the World Festival: charting new territory Oct 4-19 (

production details

Sept 26 - October 19, 2003
Friday, Saturday and Sunday nights
(Fri & Sat: 8PM, Sun 7PM)

the Secret Rose Theatre
11246 Magnolia Blvd
NoHo Arts District
North Hollywood, CA 91601

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This production has closed after a successful run

cast & crew

Book & Lyrics: Rick Robinson
Book, Music & Lyrics: Joshua N. Hsu
Director & Choreographer: Valerie Rachelle
Musical Director: Gordon Glor
Scenic Design: Christopher Sousa-Wynn
Lighting Design: Jay Bolton
Costume Design: Jessica Pennington
Sound Design: Eddie Carbajal
Stage Manager: Elizebeth Manders
Assistant Stage Manager: Chris Smith
Graphics: David Nett
Box Office: Shannon Nelson

Chris Hall as "Temp 1"
Jessica Pennington as "Temp 2"
Carianne Wrona as "Temp 3"
Keaton Talmadge as "Temp 4"
Jonathan Reiser as "Temp 5"
Sarah Orr* as "Dotty Grizzlebottom"
Jeanette Scherrer as "Jeanne McCoder"
James Xavier as "Jose Frank"
Chris Kohlhoff as "Matthias Nordstrom"
Gary Karp* as "Tuck Longwinter"
Jay Willick* as "Mr. Smiley"
John Wallis as "Burton Thumbwistle"
Shannon Nelson* as "Nancy Singleton"
David Nett as "Sam Samuels"

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