Compleat Female Stage Beauty: Bawdy, Historical Comedy-Drama by Jeffrey Hatcher
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The last date listed for Compleat Female Stage Beauty was Sunday August 12, 2012 / 3:00pm.
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When wallflower Charlie Baker goes on a getaway to a fishing lodge in Georgia, all he wants is peace and quiet. He can't avoid the other guests, though, so a helpful friend "saves" him by claiming he is a foreigner who cannot speak or understand English. Comedy ensues as everyone unwittingly reveals their secrets and scandals to Charlie, thinking he can't understand. What started as a serene getaway becomes a hive of drama and intrigue in this exceedingly clever and outrageously funny farce. Learn More
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Featured review from Michelle Orkin
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This play was amazing! It was a first rate production which is rare in community theatre. The acting was supurb! The play was captivating from the first words spoken to the end. The chemistry between the actors was incredible! Transitions between acts went smoothly. The sparce sets worked very well. I plan to see to see it again and bringing all my friends too!
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I really enjoyed this play! The acting was very good, the story was interesting and the production was excellent for such a small theater. The scenery was impressive when they had to do everything by hand. The beauty was surprising beautiful.
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“A gem of a production … historical dramedy at its best and most entertaining.” -StagesceneLA.com
" The raw wit and quick banter sends the audience howling into laughter, and the innate, sensual softness and angst exuded by Rovner gives us an immediate connection of empathy and emotion." —LifeInLA.com
“Hatcher’s writing has a delicious sense of humor, poking fun at the king, his court, the stage companies and the very essence of gender-bending, causing food for thought as well as laughter … There is no finer example of what a truly good acting company can do on a low budget than Crown City Theatre. With a limited space, functional set pieces and small budget, they make Compleat Female Stage Beauty a tremendously engaging work of art.” -broadwayworld.com
The performance is not recommended for children under age 15.
Performance length is 2 hours and 25 minutes including an intermission.