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04.04 – 05.07.2023
Gil Cates Theater
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“I either write the book or sell the jewels. I’m kinda sentimental about the jewels.” So says legendary Hollywood icon Ava Gardner (Elizabeth McGovern, Once Upon a Time in America, Downton Abbey) to her ghost writer Peter Evans as they begin work on her tell-all biography that will shock Tinseltown. But as Peter attempts to glean the juicy details about her life story, her marriages to Mickey Rooney, Artie Shaw, and Frank Sinatra, and her turbulent relationship to Howard Hughes, an altogether different and unexpected journey unfolds in this theatrical glimpse into the private life of Hollywood's original femme fatale.
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Herbal Cigarette SmokeContent Advisory: This production contains profanity and discussions of sex and sexual harassment.Age Recommendation: 12+All Geffen Playhouse productions are intended for an adult audience; children under 6 years of age will not be admitted.
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Playwright & Actor (as Ava Gardner)
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