Los Angeles Blade: Elvis is Dead, But a Star is Born

Young Casey’s in a bind — his wife is pregnant, rent is due, and he’s fired from his gig as an Elvis impersonator in a small-town Florida Panhandle bar. So what’s a boy to do? Don a wig and sashay, natch.

And so begins “The Legend of Georgia McBride,” opening Wednesday, April 12 at the Geffen Playhouse. It’s the hilarious latest from writer Matthew Lopez, whose first hit, the very different “The Whipping Man,” has been one of the most widely produced new American plays this decade. We spoke with Lopez last weekend, just as he arrived in Los Angeles for the start of Georgia McBride’s previews this week.

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