Photo Flash: First Look at Strawdog's World Premiere of DESPERATE DOLLS
Strawdog Theatre Company, Artistic Director Hank Boland and Hugen Hall Artistic Director Anderson Lawfer are proud to announce the second production in their 2014 - 2015 Hugen Hall season, Darren Callahan's Desperate Dolls, November 23 -- December 23, directed by Michael Driscoll at Hugen Hall in Strawdog Theatre Company, 3829 N. Broadway Street. Opening night performance is Monday, Nov. 24 at 8 p.m. The performance schedule is Sundays at 12 p.m. and Sundays-Tuesdays at 8 p.m. Preview tickets are $10, single tickets are $15 and are currently on sale. Subscriptions, group, senior and student discounts are also available. Tickets may be ordered online at strawdog.org or by calling OvationTix toll-free: 866.811.4111.
Desperate Dolls takes audiences back to Hollywood, 1968, where three beautiful women are in big trouble. Sunny Jack Fennigan has the best intentions: to make female-led independent films that turn a quick buck at the box office. A powerful agent known only as "Captain" has a proposition that may be the answer to all his hopes. His three best prospects, girls who go by the monikers Matchbox, Pretty Sexy, and The Vil, are ripe for stardom but a dark trip through seedy motels and murder scenes threatens to turn their dreams into a twisted kind of nightmare.
The cast includes Alex Fisher, Hillary Marren, Joe Mack, Jim Poole, and Kelsey Rhiann Shipley. The production team also includes Strawdog Company members Jordan Kardasz, light designer; Heath Hays, sound designer; with guest artists Ashley Woods, set design; Raquel Adorno, costume design; Joel Sacramento, cinematographer; R&D Choreography, fight choreographers; Shannon Golden, stage manager; Sarah Illiatovitch-Goldman, assistant director; and Rebecca Grossman, production manager.
Photos by Tom McGrath