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HOOVERVILLE SERENADE
written & directed
by Jaime Robledo

Turn on the klieg lights!  It's shhhhowtime!

11 Episodes
Original Run: 6 Eps, 9/24/11 - 11/12/11
Playoffs: 5 Eps, 6/2/12 - 6/30/12
SECOND PLACE PLAYOFFS WINNER

CAST

Mike Lanahan

The Guy (Eps. 1-6)
Albert (Eps. 8 & 10-11)

Curt Bonnem

The Guy (Ep. 7)
Buck (Eps. 8-11)

Vanessa Stewart

The Gal (Eps. 1, 3 & 6)
Olivia (Eps. 7-11)

Jaime Andrews

The Gal (Ep. 4)

Pat Towne

The Villain (Eps. 1, 3-4 & 7)
Ensemble (Ep. 6)
Winslow (Eps. 8-11)

Corey Klemow

Ensemble (Eps. 1-6)
Player (Ep. 7)

Colin Willkie

Ensemble (Eps. 1-6)
Guard (Ep. 7)

Stephen Simon

Ensemble (Eps. 1-2)

Joseph Beck

Panhandler (Ep. 2)

David LM McIntyre

Bank President (Ep. 2)
Ensemble (Eps. 3 & 5)

Mandi Moss

Ensemble (Eps. 2, 4 & 6)
Chorine (Ep. 3)

Areti Athanasopoulos

Chorine (Ep. 3)
Ensemble (Eps. 4 & 6)

Alyssa Preston

Chorine (Ep. 3)
Louella Parsons (Ep. 10)

Rena Strober

Louella Parsons (Ep. 11)

Jaime Robledo

Ensemble (Eps. 4-6)
Guard (Ep. 7)
Ducky (Eps. 8-11)

JJ Mayes

Ensemble (Eps. 5-6)

Jonas Oppenheim

Emcee (Ep. 7)

Bailee DeRoscher

Eunice (Eps. 8-11)

Joe Fria

Errol Flynn (Eps. 8-11)

Paul Plunkett

Groucho Marx (Ep. 9)

Jake Broder

Harpo Marx (Ep. 9)

Ed Goodman

Chico Marx (Ep. 9)

Richard Levinson

Charlie (Ep. 11)

Choreography by Natasha Norman (Ep. 2)

Choreography by Jaime Robledo (Ep. 10)

Music & Lyrics by Richard Levinson (Ep. 11)

EPISODE ONE (9/24/11)
Photos by C.M. Gonzalez
Video by Annette Fasone

SUMMARY:  Our Hero takes a ride to New York City on a freight train full of hobos. Meanwhile, in the big city, Our Heroine auditions to be a showgirl and the Villain tries to take advantage of her.


Our Hero takes a ride to New York City on a train full of hobos.

    Curtain Call

EPISODE TWO (10/1/11)
Photos by C.M. Gonzalez
Video by Annette Fasone

SUMMARY:  Our Hero gets a lesson in attaining gainful employment from his friends in tent city. Meanwhile, high above Wall Street, a Bank Executive revels in his profits. Our Hero bungles in, and botches his chance at a job. Dejected, he takes advice on looking at the bright side from a blind panhandler. As the two dance to a happy tune, Wall Street crashes (as does the Executive), leaving an opening at the Bank. The Guy gets a job and is swept away into the world of High Finance!


Our Hero seeks employment from a big muckety-muck on Wall Street.

Curtain Call

EPISODE THREE (10/8/11)
Photos by C.M. Gonzalez

SUMMARY:  Our Gal finds a casting notice which could be her break on the Great White Way. The other girls can't cut the mustard at the audition, leaving only her to wow the Villain. He casts her and she accepts... tentatively. Meanwhile, Our Hero works his way up the corporate ladder until he gets vertigo from all that High Finance. The unhappy Guy and Gal meet-cute, but the Villain calls her away...

EPISODE FOUR (10/15/11)
Photos by C.M. Gonzalez
Video by Jay Bogdanowitsch

SUMMARY:  Our Hero pursues his lady love to no avail. The Villain has her wrapped around his finger... that is, until she finds another woman wrapped around a whole other part of him. She knocks him right in the kisser and walks out of his life. Our Hero finds the courting of his lady love interrupted by the panic of war. Our hero fulfills his patriotic duty and sets out for "Over There," delaying love again.


Our Hero attempts to get closer to his lady love by impersonating a waiter.

Curtain Call

EPISODE FIVE (10/22/11)
Photos by C.M. Gonzalez

SUMMARY:  Our Hero enters the Army and begins Basic Training. He is completely bass-ackward. After a series of comic misadventures, he is shipped Over There. Our Hero is given first watch. While on duty, the base is shelled and blown to pieces. Our Hero has a friend die in his arms.


Our Hero tests his mettle Over There!

Curtain Call

EPISODE SIX (11/12/11)
Photos by C.M. Gonzalez

SUMMARY:  Our Hero is taken captive by the Hun. He is subjected to torture. Our Hero attempts to escape but is captured again. He dreams of better days and wedded bliss with his Lady Love.

Curtain Call

PLAYOFFS - ROUND ONE!
EPISODE SEVEN (6/2/12)

Video by Andrew Amani
Photos by C.M. Gonzalez


Our Hero escapes the Military Police who would conscript him into the Armed Forces.

PLAYOFFS - ROUND TWO!
EPISODE EIGHT (6/9/12)

Video by Ben Rock
Photos by C.M. Gonzalez


The cast and crew of a new radio drama await the arrival of silver screen legend Errol Flynn.

PLAYOFFS - QUARTERFINALS!
EPISODE NINE (6/16/12)

Video by Annette Fasone
Photos by C.M. Gonzalez


Sound FX master Ducky is a king on the sound board and less talented
with the ladies. Errol Flynn plugs the gap that Ducky leaves open.

PLAYOFFS - SEMIFINALS!
EPISODE TEN (6/23/12)

Video by Annette Fasone
Photos by C.M. Gonzalez


Ducky works his mack tap game on Eunice while Winslow has a rolling heart attack.

PLAYOFFS - FINAL ROUND!
EPISODE ELEVEN (6/30/12)

Video by Annette Fasone
Photos by C.M. Gonzalez


In the final episode, Winslow has been taken to the hospital after having
a heart attack. Ducky has been left alone to perform the broadcast of his new serial
radio play, "Hooverville Serenade", all by himself.  On the air in 3... 2... 1!