This 90-minute one-woman show, performed monthly at the Episcopal Actors' Guild, tells the story 1930s icon Bette Davis, on the night of the 1939 Academy Awards. More…
Young Miss Davis is nominated for Best Actress in “Dark Victory”, and the Los Angeles Times leaked the Oscar winners early. The bold, defiant, and disillusioned Bette Davis decides to leave the Oscars! Journey into the young starlet's battle to win freedom from the grip and control of the studio moguls of Hollywood. Witness Bette’s most defining moments as a tenacious young starlet fighting her way to the top! See what happens when someone who always wins...loses.
See it if you love Hollywood's heyday/Bette Davis. Sherr's show captures BD's fire/ambition, and presents her fight against the studio system. Fun bio
Don't see it if you dislike solo shows (uses phone often for expositn) or you've no interest in old Hywd. It's a snappy reminder of hurdles in a man's world
See it if you want to see the Hollywood heyday and BD . It is a well acted show. Based on the night of the Academy Awards.
Don't see it if If you don't like Bette Davis or that era. Or one women shows. A show that is high paced. a bigger production.
See it if you are interested in Hollywood's golden age and the life of a great star gifted with both charm and intelligence. Very well preformed
Don't see it if you dislike one person shows that depend on the audience's imagination to fill in the missing characters.
See it if Bette is portrayed so effectively I couldn't take my eyes off her. This is a smart intro to BD if you don't know her--even better if you do
Don't see it if If you don't care about Bette, or Hollywood in the 30s and 40s. This is a portrayal of Bette off screen, and it's convincing -- Brava!
See it if you're super into Bette Davis and are interested in seeing a one woman show that's clearly still developing.
Don't see it if So, I'm going to say medium things. Everything that could have gone wrong at this performance did. Missed sound cues. Cell phones galore...
See it if you have a thing for 30's and 40's movies, the star systems exploitation of female actors esp in light of current mores, terrific 1 wmn show
Don't see it if you don't care about BD, strong women who survive in male dominated world, think BD was childish when she lost 1940 Oscar to Vivien Leigh.
See it if You like Bette Davis, classic Hollywood, or 1-person bio shows. A lot of research and time has gone into this.
Don't see it if You're not interested in those things. You want a traditional play.
See it if you want to learn more about Bette Davis's life and don't mind a show that feels like it's trying a bit too hard.
Don't see it if you want to see something polished and professional.
See it if you love the music. You want to know more about the men behind the Temptations.
Don't see it if You don't love bio-musicals. You don't remember these times.
See it if Didn’t know what to expect and ended up loving the one woman show. It is funny and at the same time serious & dramatic. The acting is superb
Don't see it if You just want another glossy musical. This one woman play is beautifully written and perfectly delivered. It has been one of my favorites!
See it if you are a big bette davis fan. Her performance of bette is great and doesn't read like an impression.
Don't see it if it is just far too long. should be under an hour.
See it if The space and location is great. Intimate setting. The acting and singing was wonderful. Cute storyline.
Don't see it if Not everyone likes a one person show, but she was very entertaining.
See it if See it if you are a fan of glamour, old Hollywood, women & naughtiness!
Don't see it if Don’t see it if you are not a fan of lingerie & matriarchs.