Marilyn -- My Secret: Monroe's Life Exposed in New Play
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The last date listed for Marilyn -- My Secret was Saturday May 18, 2013 / 8:00pm.
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Following performances at New York's iconic Zipper Theatre, the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C. and in more than a dozen cities from Miami to Santa Fe, Dan Guerrero's ¡Gaytino! now comes to Los Angeles. This musical solo show is Guerrero's onstage memoir of sorts, in which he tells of his remarkable life journey from the streets of East L.A. to Broadway, and back west again to Hollywood. A father/son relationship and a treasured boyhood friendship drive this 75-minute autobiographical play through decades of Chicano history and the gay experience from a unique and highly personal perspective. Guerrero brings his two fascinating worlds together in riveting fashion -- from mariachi to Merman, from Sondheim to Chavez. Learn More
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Featured review from Albert R.Red Velvet
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This was very good performance in a nice intimate theater. The acting was very good and included some improvisation thanks to noises outside and a patron who forgot to turn off his phone. The story itself was very interesting, revealing some scandalous details, most of which I hadn't heard before. I don't really remember Marilyn for her singing, but the songs that were performed by the actress seemed to be used to convey what she was thinking and feeling at the time. Some of the content is best suited for adults, so it is not something I'd recommend bringing the kids to. Otherwise it is a good show that I'd recommend if you are interested in the subject matter (or old-time Hollywood, in an old time theater).
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Great show--The lead actress was great--amazing to watch her non-stop dialogue for over 1 1/2 hours & her mannerisms were great. I had no idea of the colorful past of Marilyn Monroe besides her affairs with the men in her life. Always like this...continued
Quotes & Highlights
“[The play] treads ground yet unworn … Nanin’s directorial use of film clips that blend into live action is creatively done … the script pulls no sexual punches.” —LA Weekly (Pick of the Week)
“The meticulous rendering is deliciously intimate; Marilyn shares her secrets with the audience as if confiding in her best friend … Odalys Nanin, as the producer, director and co-writer, has done a fantastic job bringing this highly entertaining, as well as moving production to life.” —RevoluTimes
See a preview clip of the show on YouTube.