Sugar Happens: A One-Girl Show: Comic Story of a Nice Jewish Girl in Hollywood
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When a trio of African-American sisters, their mom and their white sister-in-law arrive for the funeral of the family matriarch, they begin to unearth mementos that lead them to look back at their own relationships as well as the history of black women, as told through the hit songs of each era. Dorothy Marcic's musical takes you through the struggles of the '30s and the girl group sounds of the '60s, right up to the power decade of the '90s with songs ranging from Billie Holiday to Beyonce, including ""Oh, Happy Day," "Mama Said," "I Will Survive" and "A Woman's Worth." Learn More
Quotes & Highlights
- "One of the hottest one-woman shows ever!" --<em>IN Magazine</em>
- "Rachel Bailit is brilliant. <em>Sugar Happens</em>...reminds us, in the performance of Rachel Bailit, what truly great acting really is." <em>--Beverly Hills Outlook</em>
- "Filled with biting one-liners and heartfelt moments...A passionate, hysterical portrayal..." <em>--Tolucan Times</em>
Sugar Happens: A One-Girl Show is the story of Rachel Bailit, a nice Jewish girl from New England who came to Hollywood to find love and win an Oscar. The show was developed and workshopped at The Lee Strasberg Theatre Institute. Sugar Happens has been featured twice at the Comedy Central Stage, as well as the Whitefire and Gemini Theatres. The show was written by Emmy-winning writer, Sherry Coben, and directed by Phil Ramuno.
Rachel Bailit was born in Boston, Massachusetts. She began a career as a broadcast journalist while still in college, reporting for
television networks in Boston, Washington D.C. and New York. When her attentions turned toward acting, Rachel moved to Los Angeles to pursue a career in film and television. She trained at The Lee Strasberg Institute in Los Angeles. Most recently, Rachel acted in an episode of "Desperate Housewives". Rachel played opposite Greta Scacchi in the Paramount film "Festival In Cannes," directed by Henry Jaglom. She also played alongside Jim Carrey in Ron Howard's "The Grinch Who Stole Christmas.". She played the role of Marissa on ABC's "General Hospital," and has appeared in numerous national commercial campaigns, including McDonald's, Arby's, Dodge, US West, and Heineken.