Defunkt Theatre Presents Premiere of THAT PRETTY PRETTY
Defunkt Theatre presents That Pretty Pretty; or, The Rape Play by Shelia Callaghan
Directed by Paul Angelo
May 5-June 10 2017
Thursdays through Sundays at 7:30 pm (no show Sunday, May 7)
At The Back Door Theater • 4321 SE Hawthorne Blvd. Portland, OR (enter through the Common Grounds Coffee Shop)
Pay-what-you-can Thursdays & Sundays, Sliding Scale $15- $25 Fridays and Saturdays
Do I inspire fear in you? I shouldn't. Glow glow glow, sparkle like a star.
A pair of radical feminist ex-strippers scour the USA on a murderous rampage against right-wing pro-life conservatives, documenting their exploits online in explicit detail. Meanwhile, a slacker screenwriter named Owen tries to bang out his magnum opus in a hotel room as his best friend holds forth on rape and other manly enterprises. Paul Angelo directs the Portland Premiere of this surreal, darkly comic play that The New Yorker describes as "variously a rant, a riff, a rumble - about our notions of naturalism, objectification, perversity, and beauty. " Also: Jane Fonda appears. With legwarmers.
Defunkt's Production of That Pretty Pretty is presented in partnership with Planned Parenthood Advocates of Oregon. Proceeds from all Friday evening performances will be donated to PPAO http://ppaoregon.org/
Reservations are encouraged as space is limited
call 503 974 4938
DESIGN AND PRODUCTION TEAM:
Stage Manager: Jake Turner
Scenic, Lighting & Video Design: Lara A Klingeman
Sound Design: Gordon Romei
Costumes: Elizabeth Jackson
Props: Sarah Andrews
PR and Outreach: Matthew Kern
Defunkt Theatre Executive Director: Sarah Armitage
Defunkt Theatre Artistic Directors:
Poster Design by Aldo Perez
That Pretty Pretty contains adult themes and language and is recommended for mature audiences
Defunkt's 2016-17 Season 17: On the Edge is presented with support from Ronni Lacroute, Ellyn Bye, and the James F and Marion L Miller Foundation.