TAGGED WITH THEATER
Emotions run high and battle lines are drawn when family and political loyalties collide in a powerful new family drama by John Fazakerley. Tony-nominated director Wilson Milam (The Lieutenant of Inishmore) helms a distinguished ensemble cast in the world premiere of Corktown ’57.
The true story of King’s remarkable rise to stardom, from being part of a hit songwriting team with her husband Gerry Goffin, to her relationship with fellow writers and best friends Cynthia Weil and Barry Mann, to becoming one of the most successful solo acts in popular music history.
3 New Short Plays or Screenplays 3rd Tuesday of every month 3 Fresh Picked Writers Moth Theatre Company 4359 Melrose Ave. Los Angeles, CA 90029 Doors Open at 7:30p.m. 8p.m. Curtain. Tickets: by donation at the door ($5 suggested) Runtime is approx. 1.5 hrs.
Savvy Hester Ferris is the doyenne of Georgetown dinner parties whose influence in liberal politics is legendary. But when her son suddenly turns up with a Reaganite girlfriend and a shocking new conservative world view, Hester must choose between preserving her family and defending her cause.
Ellen Geer’s free adaptation brings new eyes to Harriet Beecher Stowe’s ‘Uncle Tom’s Cabin. Stowe’s great novel demanded freedom and equality for all, changing forever how Americans viewed slavery, galvanizing the abolition movement and contributing to the outbreak of the Civil War.