GARBO’S CUBAN LOVER | play reading

GARBO’S CUBAN LOVER | play reading

A Steamy Drama about Hollywood Legends Garbo, Dietrich, and Mercedes de Acosta

Admission price includes popcorn and a non-alcoholic beverage.

Doors open at 7:00pm. Staged reading of play will begin promptly at 7:30pm.

"an intriguing . . . portrait of romantic obsession and the attraction of opposites, skillfully shaped with emotionally probing dialogue."
~ Philip Brandes, Los Angeles Times

BackStageWest "Critic's Pick" by Les Spindle
"Hollywood history and creative license merge seamlessly."

About the Play
Via three enigmatic personalities of Hollywood's Golden Age, this play explores the passionate and
obsessive love affair of Mercedes de Acosta and Greta Garbo.

About the Playwright
ODALYS NANIN is an award-winning playwright, director, producer and founder/artistic director of Macha Theatre/Films. She has written ten plays to date: Love Struck, Garbo’s Cuban Lover, The Nun and the Countess, Beyond Love, Skin of Honey, The Adventures of the Lieutenant Nun, Naked in the Tropics, Lavender Love, Marilyn: My Secret, and The Judy Garland Show. She’s also a Filmmaker and has written three screenplays and produced two short films. Ms Nanin’s plays have garnered LA Weekly Pick of the week, Backstage Critics Pick, LA Times Critic’s Choice, Best play by The Advocate and Curve Magazine. She was chosen by OUT Magazine as one out of 100 that made a difference in 2007. Ms. Nanin is the recipient of three Drama Log theatre awards (for acting, directing, and producing), the Maverick Award (Women’s Theatre Festival), and the Pat Parker Arts Award from (Christopher Street West). For more about Ms. Nanin please visit:

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