— Valerie Harper stars as Tallulah Bankhead in this new comedy.
|On Sale||feb 05, 2010|
|Preview||feb 19, 2010|
|Opening||mar 14, 2010|
|Closing||apr 11, 2010|
2hrs. (1 Intermission)
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Looped tells the story of internationally celebrated actress Tallulah Bankhead as she is called into a sound studio in 1965 to re-record (or “loop”) one line of dialogue for what would be her last film, the dreadful Die, Die My Darling. Southern, but by no means a belle, Bankhead was known for her wild partying and convention-defying exploits that outshone even today’s celebrity bad girls. Given her inebriated state (and inability to loop the line perfectly), what ensues is a hilarious showdown between an uptight and conservative sound editor, Danny Miller, and the outrageous star.
What Is Looped Like?
At first this quick-moving play seems like nothing more than another campy portrait of a Hollywood legend turned has-been; however, the play finds its center by showing the motivations behind Tallulah’s extreme behavior. When a touching connection is made between the loopy star and the conservative ...