Pitch Magazine's Best One-Woman Show 2016
Acclaimed in Norway and work shopped with the Actors Studio, NYC, this comedy captures the effervescent humor of Marilyn Monroe confused and intrigued by the signs she must follow to climb her way into heaven. Marilyn has just died and must audition for heaven. But her judges are her 13 aborted babies. Will she get into heaven? The play explores the multi-levels of complexity of cult goddess Marilyn Monroe - her vulnerability, anger, and how Americans' worship of beauty and fame fueled her rise to stardom. The action takes place in the mind of Marilyn on an empty stage with a chair.
"a nuanced, uncomfortably intimate script with the curb appeal of Starlight Express." - The Pitch, Read More
"[Marilyn/God] adeptly dissects both Marilyn's privilege as a Hollywood megastar, the searingly felt trials of her lost loves, and her descent into drug abuse." - Artist Review Kansas City, Read More
"FIVE STARS! A one-woman bonanza!" - Kansas City Examiner, Read More
"...a one-act psychological melodrama with dashes of dark comedy that histrionically, but ably, explores the destructive nature of fame." - Kansas City Star, Read More
"This is wonderful material for a director, because you are not trapped by realism. Anything can happen." - director Branden McCall, Read More
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Marilyn/God has received several productions including being a part of the Faulkner Festival and Southern Rep Theatre in New Orleans, Page/Torn Theatre, and the Abingdon Theatre in New York City.