Women Behind Bars: Campy Spoof of '50s B-Movies at STAGEStheatre
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The last date listed for Women Behind Bars was Sunday September 20, 2009 / 6:00pm.
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Women Behind Bars is well staged and well acted.
It is campy and fun, but 42nd Street it isn't. So
if language, sexuality or adult themes are not your
cup of tea, it would probably be better to skip this one. Otherwise, it is a night well spent in
a small, intimate theatre.
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While the acting was justifiably over the top for the genre it seemed like sometimes the actors weren't actually having a conversation. Like having a conversation where someone is just waiting their turn to talk, they weren't reacting to the...continued
STAGEStheatre presents the B-movie spoof, Women Behind Bars, written by Tom Eyen. David Campos, director of STAGES’ brilliant premiere last year, Rattlers, returns and holds all the keys as the ultimate warden of this cast filled with bad girls, and a couple bad boys.
Women Behind Bars tells the woeful tale of innocent Mary Eleanor who lands in the Women’s House of Detention in Greenwich Village after being framed. Poor Mary Eleanor faces sadism and the comedic horror that can only be found in a truly bad movie. They’re all innocent, just ask ’em.