TAGGED WITH WOMEN
Fresh from a New York run, this edgy solo show from comedian Alicia Dattner plays like an emotional car chase, with laughs from start to finish. Plus, it's poignant, bittersweet, and all that jazz you know you love. A laugh-out-loud-til-your-cheeks-hurt story of sex, drugs, and more sex.
The inseparable Lenore Sisters kept their harmonies tight from the vaudeville circuit to the recording studio. But their tune changed after the suspicious death of their promoter. Did one of the sisters get away with murder? Each sister tells her version of their fall from fame in words and song.
Meet The Virgin: she’s a 30-year-old Christian feminist—and she’s gonna set her sexual record straight. A hilarious and candid journey through twelve sexual close calls, How to Be A Virgin explores the rules of “the game” for both sexes. Find out who - or what - she is really waiting for.
The world premiere of Sharon Sharth’s fast-paced, comedy about love and marriage. What if true love never happens? Or worse… what if it does? 11/12–12/11; a guest production at the Odyssey Theatre, 2055 S. Sepulveda Blvd., West LA, 90025; (323) 960-7788; www.plays411.com/waiting.
Our two one acts confront the perception of truth. In “The Whole Truth”, sequestered jurors are on opposite sides in the trial of the century, both are right. Absolutely right. And in “Cornered”, a woman is trapped by a mysterious stranger and must confront her own fears to be able to break free.
Nyanga who is also directing the show was looking for an actress who could be vulnerable on stage, portray the kindness and benevolence the character “Mary Joan” has, but also show some inner strength and be able to affirm herself at the end of her journey. Mariana Montes has all these qualities.