Doubting Thomason: Behind-the-Scenes Character Comedy
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There are some pretty tricky steps in today's "commitment tango," but playwright Joanne Mosconi has them all mapped out in You Love That I'm NOT Your Wife, a new comedic drama. Five women and five men are living in Los Angeles for 10 different reasons. But they all have one thing in common: they crave love ... but look for it in all the wrong places. Pretty much every potential partner you can imagine is featured in this sharply written play from the co-author of the off-Broadway hit Marry, F*** or Kill, including sugar daddies, Italian dreamboats, non-boyfriend boyfriends, distracted husbands ... and, yes, there's even a boy toy. Mosconi directs at the Avery Schreiber Playhouse. Learn More
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Featured review from Mister MitchRed Velvet
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First and foremost, if you can't deal with a glimpse of full frontal male nudity and a topless woman, don't go. If you can, this is a fun dark comedy that continues to get better as it goes.
Each of the actors play two parts, and they do such a good job you wonder "is that 'x' or another actor?
This is a very small theater - less than 75 seats - so every seat is a good seat. Parking is on the street, especially the other side of Lankershim, so be prepared to walk a bit or come early.
At 55+ our group was by far the oldest group in the audience, and my 81 year old aunt had as good a time and enjoyed the play as much as the twenty-somethings in the audience.
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Tried to give it a better rating, the star I wanted is covered up. The play was good, it was a bit slow at the beginning. The cast was great and worked well with each other. It is a small house so getting there a little early to check in is a...continued
Quotes & Highlights
“No doubt about it — this backstage comedy will have Hollywood’s actor-types howling with laughter at themselves.” —Blade Magazine
“Ingeniously clever … cutting edge humor!” —Tolucan Times
“Perfect … expertly accomplished … only A Midsummer Night’s Dream has a more fantastic premise.” —_Backstage West _
Days before it’s set to open a play, a small theater company learns it doesn’t have the rights to perform the show and must scramble to come up with an all-new production — that utilizes the same actors, set and even a kissing scene. A character-driven comedy populated by drama queens, aspiring starlets, surfer dudes and dedicated professionals, Doubting Thomason takes the audience behind the scenes for a funny peek at life on the other side of the curtain.