Venue Details

78 Star Starred
The Stage
490 South First St. San Jose, CA 95113
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"Dirty Blonde"
33 ratings
4.4 average rating
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Ray Mendonca
37 events
16 reviews
2 stars
attended Apr 10 2010

This is a smart and sassy show about screen legend Mae West. The cast of three play multiple roles and each one is an extremely versatile actor. Judith Miller shines as Mae, perfectly capturing her bawdiness, but also bringing a gentle quality...continued

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48 events
15 reviews
4 stars
attended Apr 11 2010

Not quite what we expected but that was fine because the show was dynamite !

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49 events
4 reviews
3 stars
attended Apr 15 2010

Nice little theater with an intimate feel. Lots of talent displayed in 3 actors/musicians. Great costumes, simple but effective stage decor. Good to see Mae West appreciated.

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Quotes & Highlights

“smart, tough and tenderhearted comedy” —New York Times


Written by Claudia Shear

In Dirty Blonde, the audience gets to see how carefully and confidently Mae West developed the extravagant, sexy, taboo-breaking public persona that was the hallmark of her fame. At the same time, this comedy explores the lives of two misfits who are her biggest fans. At once a love story, a musical and an amusing take on celebrity obsession, Dirty Blonde is a joyous celebration of Hollywood’s bawdy, groundbreaking female icon.

<em>Disgraced</em> <em>Cirque du Soleil: LUZIA</em> <em>A Thousand Splendid Suns</em> <em>Comedy Without Apology</em>