Big Business Comedy The Solid Gold Cadillac at The Studio Theatre
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The last date listed for The Solid Gold Cadillac was Sunday January 17, 2010 / 7:30pm.
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Helen Hayes and Barrymore Award-winning writer-director Aaron Posner (The Chosen) mounts an encore performance of his latest play at the always-innovative Woolly Mammoth Theatre after its runaway success last summer. Helmed by the company's artistic director Howard Shalwitz, this admittedly loose and frequently irreverent adaptation of Anton Chekhov's The Seagull follows a famous actress whose son, an aspiring theater director, wants make a name for himself on his own. But when his muse, the lovely Nina, falls for his mother's lover, all kinds of romantic and artistic disappointment ensue. Posner turns the original play's famous subtext into scenes and songs, calling Stupid F***ing Bird "a rough-and-tumble meta-theatrical mash-up." Learn More
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It's such fun to be in the audience when it's obvious the cast is enjoying itself too. Nancy Robinette had her trademark smile and wink of the eye.
The young actress who played Ms Robinette's secretary was delightful and her interpretation of...continued
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“The characters are fun to watch, the one-liners elicit chuckles and guffaws.” —Centerstage Chicago
Howard Teichmann and George S. Kaufman’s lost American classic percolates with startling contemporary resonance. A “fairy tale” disguised in farce, this play follows the trials and travails of Mrs. Laura Partridge, a minor stockholder in a major corporation. In this farcical Cinderella story, big business meets its match when Mrs. Partridge takes on the big, bad, board of directors, ultimately bringing the executives to their knees. A true David and Goliath story, _The Solid Gold Cadillac _underscores the power of the individual in the face of corporate corruption