BWW Review: Joanna Lipari Illuminates Universal Lessons Learned During a Life Well Lived in ACTIVITIES OF DAILY LIVING
February 18, 2020
In the West Coast premiere engagement of ACTIVITIES OF DAILY LIVING at Sierra Madre Playhouse, writer-performer Joanna Lipari presents 16 fast-paced scenes about her fully-lived life, overflowing with triumphs, mistakes, heartache, regrets and hopes. Directed by Beth Dunnington, Lipari's self-described a?oemostly autobiographicala?? solo show is accompanied by delightfully original animation created by Anna Bron, whose first foray into theatrical projection design is certainly not going to be her last, given how entertaining and heartfelt each of Lipari's episodes is presented to bring out the humor as well as the pathos of each situation. (more...)
ACTIVITIES OF DAILY LIVING Comes to Sierra Madre Playhouse
January 11, 2020
An ageing woman receives her Medicare card and is expected to don a cloak of invisibility, (more...)
An ageing woman receives her Medicare card and is expected to don a cloak of invisibility, in the marginalization that Society will expect her to accept. Shell have none of that. Shes still vital and more than ready to deal with whatever she may encounter. She has been reading a pamphlet called the Activities of Daily Living.In this episodic, mostly autobiographical presentation accompanied by original animation, writer-performer Joanna Lipari presents in 27 fast-paced scenes a life fully lived, with all of its triumphs, mistakes and hopes. Written by Joanna Lipari. Directed by Beth Dunnington. Animation director: Anna Bron. Presented by Sierra Madre Playhouse.
Ages: 12 to Adult.