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Mrs. California - Full Length Play

Mrs. California

Doris Baizley

Full Length Play

2m, 5f

ISBN: 9780822207849

The time is pre-women's lib 1955, the place a Los Angeles hotel, where…

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A long-run Los Angeles hit, this brightly satiric comedy pokes wicked good fun at the pretentious hokum of a hotly contested homemakers competition. "MRS. CALIFORNIA is a sure crowd-pleaser, with men and young women laughing loudest and older women laughing knowingly." —Los Angeles Daily Breeze. "The play, wonderfully funny and witty, is at its best in individual skits that are often hilarious and sometimes cutting." —Los Angeles Star-News. "…deftly strikes the first blow for feminism as comedy—and a welcome step down it is from the soapbox." —LA Times. "…the best local play I've seen in years." —LA Reader's Guide.
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Doris Baizley

Doris Baizley is a founding member of LA Theatre Works and worked at the Mark Taper Forum as resident playwright for the ITP Company for young audiences and dramaturg for the Other Voices Program for theatre artists with disabilities. Her plays Mrs. California, Tears of Rage, A Christmas Carol, Guns, and Shiloh Rules have been produced in US regional theaters including A Contemporary Theatre, The ... view full profile

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