Women Behind Bars: Campy Spoof of '50s B-Movies at STAGEStheatre
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Over the course of one sultry evening, a prominent Southern family is pushed to the brink when tender memories are relived and life-altering secrets are revealed. Wealthy plantation owner Big Daddy's family has gathered to celebrate his 65th birthday, while sparing him the news that he's dying of cancer. As one son, a former football hero, mysteriously retreats from his desirable but sexually frustrated wife, his money-hungry brother and sister-in-law plot to secure more than their fair share of the family fortune. This Pulitzer Prize-winning drama by American icon Tennessee Williams sizzles with passion and greed. Learn More
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While the acting was justifiably over the top for the genre it seemed like sometimes the actors weren't actually having a conversation. Like having a conversation where someone is just waiting their turn to talk, they weren't reacting to the...continued
STAGEStheatre presents the B-movie spoof, Women Behind Bars, written by Tom Eyen. David Campos, director of STAGES’ brilliant premiere last year, Rattlers, returns and holds all the keys as the ultimate warden of this cast filled with bad girls, and a couple bad boys.
Women Behind Bars tells the woeful tale of innocent Mary Eleanor who lands in the Women’s House of Detention in Greenwich Village after being framed. Poor Mary Eleanor faces sadism and the comedic horror that can only be found in a truly bad movie. They’re all innocent, just ask ’em.