The Baroness Undressed

The Baroness Undressed

Voodoo Mystère Lounge    10/11/2008 - 11/2/2008 (schedule)


Category:  Drama · World Premiere

Every so often (actually, pretty regularlike) a talent trods the Voodoo Mystere Lounge's boards who makes those boards shiver in anticipation. Such a performer is DIANA E.H. SHORTES, makng her Voodoo debut with her new original solo, The Baroness Undressed. Ms. Shortes, a powerful actor, poet, and monologuist, will present this slice of New Orleans history for three weekends in October.

In The Baroness Undressed, the Baroness Pontalba tells the darkly humorous tale of the incredible injustices inflicted upon her by her father-in-law. In the face of great adversity, her phoenix-like journey to historic and cultural significance reflects the legendary ...Read More

Total performances: 8

Diana E.H. Shortes.... The Baroness of Pontalba *
*=featured role

Michael Martin ....  house manager / publicity

Notes: BIO:

DIANA E.H. SHORTES, a performing artist and educator in New Orleans for seven years, has contributed to over thirty productions in the area and has had the pleasure of collaborating with many of New Orleans’s finest. A Big Easy Entertainment winner and multiple nominee, for it and other local awards, Diana has been a member of Dog & Pony under the directorship of John Grimsley. Her most recent original work,Ventriloquist Verses: Voices from Beneath the Water’s Edge--a collaboration with New Orleans based choreographer Monique Moss--opened to acclaim on the third anniversary of Hurricane Katrina.The Baroness Undressed will be presented, in conjunction with original solo works by Francine Segal and Jennifer Pagan, under the moniker Stripped, at the first annual New Orleans Fringe Festival in November.
References: Media; MPC
Record created by: Michael Martin

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