Playbill

by Terry Richards

LOS ANGELES – William Shakespeare’s “Henry V” one of Shakespeare’s vivid portrayals of war and its impact was presented on Saturday, November 07, 2015 at the California Veterans Home (CALVETS)¬†West Los Angeles. The funds raised will make life even better for the men and women Veterans living at CALVETS. Many Veterans from both the Permanent and Temporary Housing Program of CALVETS¬†and their guests and Honored Donors attended this reading of Shakespeare.

This was a class act event with high quality “hors d’oeuvres“, fruit, drinks and mini cake and pie desserts and a singer for live entertainment for the Reception from 7pm-8pm. The “Henry V” reading went from 8pm-930pm and was both witty and funny as presented and read by the cast who included Leon Russom, Charles Pasternak, Jesse James Thomas, Kevin Dobson, Michael Hoag, Thomas Bigley, Liza de Weerd, Glens S. Jimenez, Alex Parker, Matt Calloway, Sean Faye, and Kate O’Toole.

Khristina Kay Reception Vocal Soloist and Musician.

Khristina Kay Reception Vocal Soloist and Musician.

Dessert and Soft Drink Table.

Dessert and Soft Drink Table.

 "hors d'oeuvres"

“hors d’oeuvres”

Anthony Priest, a Veteran in the CALVETS Temporary Housing Program and Elected Delegate to the VA Allied Council.

Anthony Priest, a Veteran in the CALVETS Temporary Housing Program and Elected Delegate to the VA Allied Council.

Shakespeare Reading Cast

Shakespeare Reading Cast

Shakespeare Cast Member and Director Charles Pasternak as Henry the Fifth.

Shakespeare Cast Member and Director Charles Pasternak as Henry the Fifth.

Gratitude to Unions and Donors.

Gratitude to Unions and Donors.

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