TAGGED WITH WOMEN
The Group Rep presents Tim Firth’s comedy CALENDAR GIRLS, based on the film about a Yorkshire housewife who creates a calendar to raise money for Leukemia Research, using middle-aged women of their village as tastefully photographed nude models. 8/26 - 10/9. Tiks/info: http://www.thegrouprep.com
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.
When fame lives forever how does one escape the curse of being Lovely? Inspired by the death of Rosamond, Lovely explores the prevalence of female discontentment. Written/Performed by Kelsey Goldberg, Directed by Tanushree Verma and Produced by Stephanie Bragdon.
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.