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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Sunday, October 05, 2008

See "Courting Mae West" free October 17

Spend an evening with the Empress of Sex portrayed by the ever fascinatin', scintillatin' actress Yvonne Sayers.
• • "COURTING MAE WEST" — — a Staged Reading of a new version of this play
• • Where: 1501 Broadway [on Broadway at West 43rd Street], NYC
• • Room: The Dramatists Guild, the Frederick Loewe Room, Suite 701
• • When: Friday October 17th starting at 5:45 PM — — you must show photo ID to get into the building
• • We have been given a 90-minute time slot and the reading will END at 7:30 PM.
• • The reading is free and open to the public and there are 50 seats for producers and members of the audience.
• • Portraying various people in Mae West's life, the excellent cast of seven includes: Gloria M. Buccino, Mary Murphy, Neal Sims, Steven Viola (who performed these roles onstage July 19 22, 2008), and others.
• • The building, built by Paramount Pictures, was a popular stopping place for Mae West when she was in New York City.

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• • Photo: Mae West
• • Yvonne Sayers • •

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