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6/4 Five Women Wearing the Same Dress

06/03/2013

This Tuesday, June 4th, we will be reading “Five Women Wearing the Same Dress” by Alan Ball.

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During an ostentatious wedding reception at a Knoxville, Tennessee, estate, five reluctant, identically clad bridesmaids hide out in an upstairs bedroom, each with her own reason to avoid the proceedings below. They are Frances, a painfully sweet but sheltered fundamentalist; Mindy, the cheerful, wise-cracking lesbian sister of the groom; Georgeanne, whose heartbreak over her own failed marriage triggers outrageous behavior; Meredith, the bride’s younger sister whose precocious rebelliousness masks a dark secret; and Trisha, a jaded beauty whose die-hard cynicism about men is called into question when she meets Tripp, a charming bad-boy usher to whom there is more than meets the eye. As the afternoon wears on, these five very different women joyously discover a common bond in this wickedly funny, irreverent and touching celebration of the women’s spirit.

WHERE:
J.E.T. Studios, Hagen Studio
5126 Lankershim Blvd
North Hollywood

WHEN:
Tuesday, June 4th
7:00pm

PARKING:
There is metered parking on Lankershim and Magnolia, and after 6:00pm, the meters are FREE. There is a parking lot across from J.E.T. that costs $7, as well as valet parking at numerous restaurants and bars on Magnolia for $5 (Brickyard Pub, Bow & Truss both do valet). You can also find free residential parking on most of the side streets in NoHo. We are also a few blocks down the street from the Metro Red Line (at Lankershim & Chandler).

ADMISSION:
As always, admission for our weekly table readings is FREE, and there will be wine to purchase for a suggested donation.

CAST:
FRANCES – Amy Bartlett
MEREDITH – Samantha Bowling*
TRISHA – Emily Clark
GEORGEANNE – Whitney Tenney
MINDY – Nicole Dominguez
TRIPP – Travis James Riner

STAGE DIRECTIONS – Jennifer Hugus*

*First PLAY CLUB WEST Reading

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