COMBINED ARTFORM PRESENTS
THE WORLD PREMIERE OF
BLINK & YOU MIGHT MISS ME
WRITTEN AND PERFORMED BY LARRY BLUM
PERFORMANCES BEGIN JANUARY 6, 2011 AT ASYLUM LAB
Combined Artform has announced the world premiere of Blink & You Might Miss Me, written and performed by Larry Blum and directed by Stan Zimmerman, at the Asylum Lab in Hollywood. There will be two preview performances on January 6 and 7, with opening night set for Saturday, January 8 at 8:00. The limited engagement will run through February 6 only.
Blink & You Might Miss Me is a humorous look back at Larry Blum’s personal journey in show business. Sharing engaging stories, rare clips and photos from his long and varied career, Larry illustrates the unique opportunity he has had to experience celebrity up close and personal. Whether dancing in A Chorus Line onstage, in the feature ﬁlm cult classic Xanadu or on TV’s Solid Gold, or acting on every major daytime drama, Larry’s love of the business is apparent. He also enjoys the honor of escorting the glamorous women of Hollywood as they ascend the stairs to the stage to accept various awards. Though his name may not be a household word, Blink & You Might Miss Me is his moment to take center stage.
Larry Blum began his career in show business dancing in productions of I Married An Angel starring Phyllis Newman, Bye Bye Birdie starring Lucie Arnaz and How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying starring Van Johnson. After playing the role of Greg in the international production of A Chorus Line, Larry settled in Los Angeles and danced on The Third Barry Manilow Special, The Bea Arthur Special, The Tonight Show, the Opening Ceremony of the 1984 Summer Olympics, The People’s Choice Awards, and Solid Gold. His ﬁlm credits include Xanadu and 18 Again (with George Burns), and he has appeared on the television series Roseanne, The Jeffersons, The Golden Girls, and The Garry Shandling Show, among others.
Stan Zimmerman is a writer, producer, and director. With his writing partner James Berg, Stan worked on such classic series as The Golden Girls and Roseanne (penning the now infamous ‘lesbian kiss’ episode), both of which received WGA Award nominations for Best Comedy Writing. Other television writing credits include The Gilmore Girls, the Lifetime sitcom Rita Rocks (which they also created), and both Brady Bunch movies. On his own, Stan his written for Emmy Magazine and starred in Situation: Comedy, a Bravo series produced by Sean Hayes. He made his stage directing debut with the 30th anniversary revival of Gemini at Celebration Theatre, followed by A Tuna Christmas at Theatre Asylum and Spike Heels at Actor’s Circle Theater.
Combined Artform was founded in 1998 by Matthew Quinn and Steve Kahn, and is on a mission to develop and combine all arts in order to pioneer the arts of the future. Combined Artform has collaborated with actors, singers, ﬁlmmakers, sketch comedy groups, musicians, and improv and ﬁne artists in more than 100 shows in both San Francisco and Los Angeles. C.A., has also developed several online workshops, including, among others, stage management and
public relations. For more info, please visit www.combinedartform.com.
Larry Blum’s Blink & You Might Miss Me will play two preview performances on Thursday, January 6 and Friday January 7, both at 8:00pm. Opening night is set for Saturday, January 8, 2011 at 8:00. The regular run will be Thursday through Saturday at 8pm and Sunday at 3pm. There will be no performances on Saturday, January 15 or Sunday, January 16. Tickets are $20 and may be purchased by visiting www.plays411.com/blink or by calling (323) 960-7612.
The Asylum Lab is located at 1078 Lillian Way (one block west of Vine, just off Santa Monica Boulevard), in Hollywood.
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