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GARBO’S CUBAN LOVER at Macha Theatre

Neal Weaver – LA Weekly

Writer-director Odalys Nanin’s fictionalized bio-play zeroes in on Mercedes De Acosta, who in the 1930s was celebrated as a poet, playwright and novelist, though nowadays she’s remembered mostly for her lesbian affairs with famous actresses including Eva LeGallienne, Alla Nazimova and Tallulah Bankhead.In Nanin’s play, De Acosta (played by the author), meets Greta Garbo (Angela Nicholas) and forms an obsessive relationship with her.
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MARILYN – MY SECRET, MACHA Theatre/Films

Kevin Michael Campbell

Kevin Michael Campbell

 

Marilyn – My Secret by Odalys Nanin and Willard Manus.

 

Mayank Keshaviah – LA Weekly

Though iconic Hollywood bombshell Marilyn Monroe’s story has been examined and re-examined from almost every possible angle over the years, Marilyn — My Secret, Odalys Nanin and Willard Manus’ take, treads ground yet unworn as it explores the star’s bisexuality and lesbian affairs.
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