Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa

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Plays by Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa

audio Doctor Cerberus

LA Theatre Works
Type: Audio

A coming-of-age, coming-out cocktail with a twist of terror. Thirteen-year-old Franklin Robertson is trying to survive adolescence. His parents don’t understand him, his brother torments him, he has no friends, and he’s more interested in the high school quarterback than any girl. The one bright spot in his life is the glow of the black-and-white TV in his parents’ basement. Here, he worships at the altar of the Saturday Night Horror Movie, hosted by the eerie Dr. Cerberus. Before long, Franklin is convinced that only by going on the show will his life be redeemed - by Dr. Cerberus himself!

An L.A. Theatre Works full-cast performance featuring:

Simon Helberg as Franklin Robertson

Jamison Jones as Doctor Cerberus

Steven Culp as Lawrence Robertson

Pamela J. Gray as Lydia Robertson

Jarrett Sleeper as Rodney Robertson

Directed by Bart DeLorenzo. Recorded before a live audience at the Skirball Cultural Center, Los Angeles.

Doctor Cerberus is part of L.A. Theatre Works’ Relativity Series featuring science-themed plays. Major funding for the Relativity Series is provided by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation to enhance public understanding of science and technology in the modern world.

Featuring: Steven Culp, Pamela Gray, Simon Helberg, Jamison Jones, Jarrett Sleeper

Based in New York City, Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa is a playwright, screenwriter and comic book artist. His plays include Weird Comic book Fantasy, The Mystery Plays, Say You Love Satan, Based On a Totally True Story, Good Boys and True and Doctor Cerberus, as well as adaptations of The Picture of Dorian Gray and American Psycho. He has also worked as a writer for Marvel Comics as well as the television shows Glee and Big Love.