Renegade Princess: The Myth of the American Fairy Tale Undone
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Spicy and scandalous secrets -- as well as tales of personal embarrassment -- pepper The Closet Bitch, the controversial one-woman show from acclaimed actress and writer Shana Solomon. Thanks to a very understanding family (and statutes of limitations), Solomon can now perform this revealing and deeply personal piece where she plays 13 characters, including a Jewish boss, a Puerto Rican mistress, an Italian co-worker and a drug-dealing, Ivy-League-educated father. Winner of the esteemed IFNY Monologue Slam, Solomon brings this raw, true and completely hilarious show to Stage Left Studio. Learn More
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Featured review from Rosy
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The theatre was small and intimate I loved it! I attended Renegade Princess after meeting the actress at a play seen earlier that week in the same theater. I must say it was a pleasant surprise. The acting was great, the dialogue was funny, real and most of all as a mother of two young boys she really nailed it with the ending...I was in tears. I would highly recommend you go and watch this play and support this actress. You won't be disappointed!
Quotes & Highlights
- "I have not laughed so hard at the theatre in a long, long, long time. How refreshing to see something new, relevant, and deadly funny"--<em>Arts 'n' Fashion Magazine</em>
- Learn more about the author and star, Anne Marie Houghtailing at <a target="_blank" href="http://www.annmariehoughtailing.com/ ">her website</a>.
Exploding with surprising, raw truth and dripping with self-deprecating humor, the autobiographical tale is woven with humanity and irreverence into a wickedly sharp narrative. Marriage, living in Japan, motherhood and the demands of post divorce life provide a rich landscape for tenderness, humor, heartbreak and depth. Renegade Princess is a quick paced, outrageous and bawdy journey of one woman’s quest to rise above the myth.
Ann Marie Houghtailing
Ann Marie Houghtailing identified as an actress and storyteller early on in life when she spent months at the age of 7 wearing a skirt on her head and pretending to be a nun while riding around on her Big Wheels with a small vial of “holy water” in the plastic trunk. After much prayer a new calling was heard and Houghtailing decided to turn her faux habit in for a pair of maryjanes with the goal of usurping Shirley Temple as the greatest child star of all time. Houghtailing attended the Drama Studio London in Berkeley, and in true renegade fashion dropped out to attend college and pursue other endeavors. Years later she returned to theater in San Diego where she performed in small theaters for heaps of pleasure and very little pay. In 2011 after spending years writing and collecting stories of her absurd life, Houghtailing has wrtten, rewritten and rewritten her first one-woman show, Renegade Princess, which was a festival favorite in the 2011 Santa Fe Solo Performance Festival. Miss Houghtailing is the major mobilizer and field marshal of the Millionaire Girls Movement.