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Life Masks

From 6 member  reviews
Members say: Entertaining, Great acting, Thought-provoking, Absorbing, Quirky

About the show

Theater for the New City presents a trio of new shorts celebrating the idea that you're never too old to fight for what you believe. More…

'Life Masks' consists of three one-act plays by a pair of playwrights. Eduardo Machado's 'Acting' imagines an offstage showdown between theater legends Eleonora Duse and Sarah Bernhardt in 1924 Pittsburgh. In Lorinne Vozoff's 'Speak to Me,' a failed actor finds a willing audience of one in an old lady on a park bench. Vozoff's 'What's Mine' centers around a present-day romantic rivalry in which a senior chanteuse and her best girlfriend discover they are sharing a Don Juan...again. 

September 29th, 2016
"Performer/playwrights Lorinne Vozoff and Eduardo Machado contemplate the vicissitudes of age in three one-act plays...There is one line given to Duse which rings of contemporary truth and was delivered with great conviction by Vozoff: 'They don’t write parts for women in their 70s.' These three ...
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