The Angels of Lemnos

Written By Jim Henry
Directed By Ken Sawyer

Nathan Spandrel is searching for his “Gift from God” promised to him by his fifth-grade teacher. When he finds it, the miracle of his life unfolds before us. A poignant, lyrical journey of a child-like man whose life on the street reaches a crossroads where he discovers that all God’s angels come to us disguised. The Angels of Lemnos tells the story of such unlikely angels.

Nathan Spandrel – Todd Buteaux
Girtie Colter – Joe Hart
Ellen Spandrel & Nurse – Liz Herron
Adam Kent, Eric, Freddie, Pedestrian & Doctor – Paul Witten
Marcy Turner & Ruby – Wendy Axelrod
Doc Warner, Carruthers & Officer Ferguson – Terry J. Evans
Mrs. Fonteroy, Mrs. Turner & Pedestrian – Kelly Warren

Understudies – Jennifer Bowman, Carina Fisher, Charls Sedgwick Hall, Joel Mahr, David Organisak, and Rebecca Sayre.

Director -Ken Sawyer
Set Design – Desma Murphy
Lighting Designer – David Flad
Mural Artist – Preston Craig
Costume Design – Mary Jane Miller & Lars
Sound Design – Wav Magic
Original Music – Eden’s Journal
Clarabel the Cat Design – Carl J. Johnson
Hair & Make-Up Design – Nancee Waterhouse
Assistant Director – Marci Hill
Musical Staging – David Burnham
Supervising Producer – Amy Buffington & Erin Conley
Production Stage Manager – Bettina Zacar

“A strikingly original play… an emotional powerhouse… The play shimmers with surprising humor and compassion… poetic scripting… investive staging…” – LA Times

“… an unforgettable journey through the resilience of the human spirit… superlative ensemble… the company has certainly struck gold with this lovingly crafted and highly rewarding production… one of the don’t miss shows of the new fall season.” – Frontiers

“… profoundly good… the play simultaneously elicits laughter and tears… characters are touchingly real and well-sketched… exciting direction… talented cast…” – Nightlife

“… a unique, powerful, poignant and strangely entertaining play… an experience unlike any you may have seen onstage before… The Road Theatre Company can always be counted on to present plays that make you think and feel…” – The Tolucan Times

“If you’ve ever wondered what made theatre so special what it can do that film and television can’t, swing by the Lankershim Arts Center and find out!” – NoHo News