Courting Mae West

The play "COURTING MAE WEST: Sex, Censorship & Secrets" is based on true events during the 1920s when actress MAE WEST was arrested and jailed in New York City for trying to stage two gay plays on Broadway. Maybe she broke the law - - but the LAW couldn't break HER!

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Saturday, September 02, 2006

SUN on Mae & Texas

The New York Sun's columnist Gary Shapiro covered the exhibition "Onstage Outlaws: Mae West and Texas Guinan in a Lawless Era" in this installment of his popular daily billboard "The Knickerbocker." Friends with Mae West, the speakeasy hostess has a featured role in the play COURTING MAE WEST by downtown dramatist LindaAnn Loschiavo. Here is the article.

Texas in "Queen of the Night Clubs" [1929] with George Raft


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• • Illustration • • New York Sun article 1 September 2006 • •

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