Barrymore: Behind-the-Scenes With the Legendary Actor
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The last date listed for Barrymore was Sunday January 19, 2014 / 3:00pm.
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Reproductive rights activist Margaret Sanger comes to vivid life in this one-woman show from Pamela Daly (Music Therapy, Beyond the Mat). Sanger: One Woman, One Story tracks the pioneering path of this influential -- and still controversial -- figure, who gave birth to the birth-control movement, fought for female equality and founded Planned Parenthood. Sanger opened the very first contraceptive clinic in the U.S. in 1916 -- and was promptly arrested for it. But the subsequent publicity took the issue of sex, birth control and abortion out of the back alleys and into the American consciousness. A prolific author and outspoken advocate for women's rights, Sanger's own words provide the powerful basis for this revelatory solo piece. Learn More
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Gordon Goodman as john Barrymore is SUPERB.
Beautifully acted and directed. He plays John Barrymore to perfection. The writing is filled with intimate details of the Royal Barrymore Family. Humor and sadness flow in and out of each other for an...continued
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“… a performance with craft and wit …commanding, impish and tragic. Goodman tosses off the play’s many ribald jokes and one-liners with aplomb, and has a winking, wry rapport with the audience…” —LA Weekly
Goodman delivers “a wonderful understanding of this larger than life actor … riveting … hopefully this show will bring a spotlight to this marvelous performer.” —Stage Happenings
“… mind-bendingly powerful production … (Goodman is) in turns, he is charming, elegant, bawdy, animated, self-deprecating, hilarious, bitter, “off color” … and captivating throughout. —__”Tolucan Times":http://tolucantimes.info/section/theatre_review/its-funny-but-now-that-the-days-are-shorter-and-darkness-comes-sooner/__