Reviewed and Recorded by Tracey Paleo, Gia On The Transfer
Confronting your previous might be disturbing…
Particularly when the individual you really liked most and who you shared your most cherished childhood reminiscences with, was the identical individual sexually abusing you.
Paula Vogel’s Pulitzer Prize-winning play is a reminiscence play that makes use of the metaphor of driving to cope with the problems of #pedophelia, incest and #misogyny because it additionally explores the concepts of management and manipulation – concepts that at the moment, have additionally been re-labeled as “grooming”. @GiaMedia3 #theater #theatre #NOHO #evaluation #CollaborativeArtistsEnsemble
Written by Paula VOGEL
Directed by STEVE JARRARD
Introduced by COLLABORATIVE ARTISTS ENSEMBLE
The corporate: KATHY BELL DENTON, SOPHIA GONZALES, JOHN OGDEN, SAGE PORTER, JAEL SARAN, MEG WALLACE and MARK McCLAIN WILSON
Venue: The Sherry Theatre, 11052 Magnolia Blvd, North Hollywood, CA 91601
WHEN: February 17- March 19, 2023. Fri. & Sat. at 8:00, Solar. at 7:00.
ADMISSION: $30. Seniors and college students with I.D., $20.
RESERVATIONS: (323) 860-6569.
ONLINE TICKETING: howilearnedtodrive.brownpapertickets.com
ESTIMATED RUNNING TIME: 1 hour, 40 minutes. No intermission.
CONSUMER ADVISORY: Mature themes. Urged for audiences age 13 to Grownup.
HOW I LEARNED TO DRIVE is the story of Li’l Bit, and playwright Paula Vogel has created in her one of many richest and most interesting feminine protagonists in up to date literature. The play focuses on her progress between the ages of 11 and 18. Her mental and bodily improvement are each accelerated and he or she is on her option to turning into a younger girl of appreciable potential. Missing a father at dwelling, her uncle Peck steps in to counsel her and educate her issues, like how you can drive (therefore the title). However that’s not all.
Photograph by Mike Casey: Meg Wallace and Lane Wray.
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