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Bette Davis Ain't For Sissies One-Woman Show - Jan. 4 and 9, with Discount

Bette Davis Ain't For Sissies
is a one-woman show written by and starring NYWIFT member Jessica Sherr. It is playing at Stage 72 (formally the Triad Theater) Jan. 4 and 9 at 7 pm. The theater is located at 158 West 72nd St. (between Columbus and Amsterdam Avenues), second floor.

Special ticket price for NYWIFT members: $12 (regular price $15), with a 2-drink minimum. Purchase here using code BILL12.

Bette Davis Ain't For Sissies takes place during the night of the 1939 Academy Awards. Bette has been nominated for Best Actress for Dark Victory. Sharing the nomination with Bette is Vivien Leigh for her portrayal of Scarlett O’Hara in Gone with the Wind. The L.A. Times leaked all the answers as to who was going to win and Bette walks into the ceremony fully aware that Vivien is going to take the Oscar home.  So Bette decides to leave the ceremony. She has a busy day of filming Juarez the next morning and “why stay if I know I’m not going to win.” What ensues is an internal dialogue of Bette’s memories with historically accurate details, as well as an insight into the struggle and fight of a young 30-year-old Bette, whose voice would not be quelled. Bette Davis AIN'T a drag queen in Jessica Sherr's brilliant portrayal of the legendary icon. This show will take you on a trip into the mind of one of Hollywood’s greatest stars! See what happens when someone who always wants to win....loses.

Bette Davis Ain't For Sissies was an official selection of FringeNYC and was one of three shows asked to perform in The Fringe Make-Up Series at the Laurie Beechman.  The show just received an excellent review from Times Square Chronicles.

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NYWIFT programs, screenings and events are supported, in part, by grants from New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council, and New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature.

New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council, and New York State Council on the Arts
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