L'Imitation Of Life

L'Imitation Of Life

Written by: Ricky Graham , Bruce McNally 

Le Chat Noir    9/8/2006 - 10/1/2006 (schedule)

Category:  Comedy

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This September, Running With Scissors’ cast of cut-ups steps back in time to take on one of Hollywood’s grandest melodramas—and grandest dames—with L’imitation of Life! This comic homage to Douglas Sirk’s torrid, tawdry, touching, totally Technicolor version of Imitation of Life—which starred Lana Turner, Sandra Dee, Juanita Moore, John Gavin, and Susan Kohner—runs from September 8 through October 7 at Le Chat Noir.

L’imitation of Life follows the highs and lows of all-star sweater-girl Lana Turner (Ricky Graham), as she seeks to re-launch her sagging career with a really important film about prejudice, parenthood, and prêt-a-porter. Tagging along for the ...Read More

Total performances: 12

Brian Peterson.... Sarah Jane Johnson *
Donald Lewis.... Annie Johnson *
Dorian Rush.... Susie Turner *
Jack Long.... Steve Martin *
Ricky Graham.... Lana Turner *
Brad J. Caldwell.... Chinese Guy/ Mexican Gardner/ Italian Film Director/ Red
Liz Zibilich.... Teacher
Rod LeMaire.... Stud
*=featured role

Richard Read ....  Director; Sound Design
Su Gonczy ....  Lighting Design
Brad J. Caldwell ....  Set Design
Cecile Casey Covert ....  Costume Design
John d'Addario ....  Videographer
"Harriet Winston" ....  Jewelry
Signor Stephen Of The House Of Rizzo ....  Furs
Liz Zibilich ....  Properties
Brian Peterson ....  Costumes
Julie Winn ....  Costumes


Pride And Prejudice
by Dalt Wonk
Gambit Weekly 9/26/06
It Hursts So Good
by David Cuthbert
Times-Picayune Lagniappe 9/15/06
L'imitation of Life
A satirical review (Can you identify the real people behind the character names?)
by Melba Carondelet

Notes: "Opening night is hosted by Mystic Krewe Of Satyricon."
References: Review; Media
Record created by: mcahill
This record is part of the 'Cahill Archives'

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