No question about it. Dana Marschz (Steve Coogan) is a lousy actor. Whether peddling herpes medication or demonstrating the marvels of a new juicer, he fits in about as well as a zebra in a horse race. But, Dana loves theater more than anything, so he teaches.
To be specific, he teaches at a Tucson, Ariz., public high school where he has two dedicated students, the talented ingénue Epiphany Sellars (Phoebe Strole) and the ambiguously gay leading man Rand Posin (Skylar Astin). With these would-be stars, Dana has produced a string of horrid shows, including a recent adaptation of the 2000 film “Erin Brockovich.”
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