MAR 27 - APR 5, 2015

Alex More has a story to tell. A struggling actor in L.A., Alex takes a job working in the Malibu basement “shopping mall” of a beloved “Funny Girl” megastar. One day, the Lady Herself comes downstairs to play. It feels like real bonding in the basement, but will their relationship ever make it upstairs?

Buyer & Cellar is an outrageous comedy about the price of fame, the cost of things, and the oddest of odd jobs. Coyote StageWorks is proud to be one of the first smaller theaters granted the rights to perform this play while it is still playing in New York and on a National Tour.

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Coyote Stageworks returns with a through-the-roof hit

Bruce Fessier, The Desert Sun

Emerson Collins

The Coyote Stageworks production of “Buyer and Celler,” continuing Thursday through Sunday at the Helene Galen Theatre at Rancho Mirage High School.

It only seems like Coyote Stageworks has been wandering homeless in the desert for 40 years. Actually, it's just been one year since the prize-winning company mounted a play.

But, after attending last weekend's opening of "Buyer and Cellar" at the Helene Galen Theatre at Rancho Mirage High School, I'd say the Coyote Stageworks production is worth the wait.

This one-man farce starring Emerson Collins as multiple characters is beautifully evolved from a great idea that TV writer and playwright Jonathan Tollins got from reading the book, "Barbra Streisand: A Passion For Design."

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‘Evicted’ theater company dominates theater awards

Bruce Fessier, The Desert Sun
Coyote Stageworks, which was all but evicted from its home at the Annenberg Theater in July, dominated the Desert Theatre League awards Sunday, giving it an ironic right to call itself the Coachella Valley's most respected theater company...

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