Parallel Lives

Parallel Lives

Written by: Mo Gaffney , Kathy Najimy 

The Shadowbox Theatre    4/1/2011 - 4/16/2011 (schedule)

Category:  Comedy · Local Premiere

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In the beginning, when the earth is without form, and void, two Supreme Beings meet to plan the creation of the world with the relish of two slightly acerbic interior designers decorating a split-level on the Upper East Side. Once they've decided on the color scheme of the races (a little concerned that white people will feel slighted being such a boring color) they create sex and the sexes. Afraid women will have too many advantages, the Beings decide to make childbirth painful and to give men enormous ... egos ... as compensation.

From this moment on, writers Kathy and ...Read More

Total performances: 8

C. Patrick Gendusa.... *
Kevin R. Smith.... *
*=featured role

Glenn Meche ....  Director; Music Coordinator
T.J. Toups ....  Stage Manager
Lee Brickles ....  Wigs
Liz Mills ....  Dresser
Keith Launey ....  Lights; Sound
Eli Grove ....  Set Director


Battle of the sexes? 'Parallel Lives' goes for the laughs instead
With “Parallel Lives,” presented by the Crescent Theatre Collective and now playing at the Shadowbox Theatre, actors C. Patrick Gendusa and Kevin R. Smith put a new spin on an old trick applying some gender bending to a series of comic sketches...
by Theodore P. Mahne
Times-Picayune 4/09/11
Trodding the Boards
"Parallel Lives" at The Shadowbox Theatre through April l6th
by Brian Sands
Ambush Magazine 4/12/11
"Parallel Lives" Yields Unparalleled Hilarity
"Parallel Lives" may be the funniest play seen thus far this year. The material alone is hysterical, but when the cross-dressing, wig-wearing Gendusa and Smith play women, there is another layer of hilarity not seen or experienced with the original "Kathy and Mo Show."
by Alan Smason 4/17/11

Record created by: gmeche

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