Vanities: A Coming-of-Age Comedy from the Northside Theatre Company
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The last date listed for Vanities was Sunday July 11, 2010 / 3:00pm.
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A funny sendup of small-town morals, the long-running off-Broadway comedy Greater Tuna takes place… More
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“Unnervingly funny. . . . Fast moving, sneakily stinging dialogue.” —Newsweek
“Uncommonly attractive.” —New York Magazine
Vanities centers on the life-stories and friendships of three Texas girls. In 1963 Joanne, Kathy and Mary are popular and vivacious cheerleaders. Five years later in their college sorority house they are confronting their futures with nervous excitement. In 1974, they unite briefly in New York, but their lives have diverged to the point that they have forgotten what connected them in the first place.
Vanities had one of the longest Off-Broadway runs on record. The comedy, written by Jack Heifner, was nominated for a Drama Desk Award 1976 for Outstanding New Play.
About the Ticket Supplier: Northside Theatre Company
San Jose’s Northside Theatre Company was founded in 1978 by Richard Orlando. In 1980, Northside Theatre Company became a registered non-profit organization. Northside Theatre Company is currently in its 37th season and receives national attention for new play development while leading the way in re-defining the integrity and importance of small theatre organizations and their critical importance to the development of industry standards and emerging artists. Committed to theatre for all people, without regard to age, race, creed, culture or physical abilities, Northside Theatre Company is devoted to the manifestation of the human spirit by creating dramatic art through heart, collaboration and exploration.
For 37 years, Northside Theatre Company hallmarks have been experimentation, education and performance. Northside Theatre Company has been as much a philosophy as a production company. We are a place where imagination and inventiveness have a chance to blossom, a place where the human spirit is explored in bold and unpredictable ways.
Northside Theatre Company is an opportunity for emerging artists to work with and learn from seasoned professionals. On stage, old and young merge in a relentless pursuit of quality to give our audiences, liberating experiences.
Northside Theatre Company offers a full range of theatre services including: Open Auditions, Outreach Projects, a Five Play Mainstage season, and various staged readings throughout each season.