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DIXIE’S TUPPERWARE PARTY at the Kirk Douglas Theatre

Bradford Rogne

Bradford Rogne

Dany Margolies – The Daily News

Sure, “Dixie’s Tupperware Party” keeps its audience amused. The show also educates, teaching us a bit about the history of Tupperware and the woman, Brownie Wise, who invented the Tupperware party.

But mostly, at least if you’re interested in comedy as an art form, this solo show is mighty impressive….
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Now running through December 30

DIXIE’S TUPPERWARE PARTY at the Geffen Playhouse

Photo by Bradford Rogne

Photo by Bradford Rogne

Bob Verini -   Arts In LA

The good graces of the Geffen Playhouse are responsible for Los Angeles’ introduction to one Dixie Longate: Alabama native, single mom, social critic, and, above all, housewares entrepreneuse in the unveiling of Dixie’s Tupperware Party. Read more…

Margaret Gray – LA Times

You might assume that a one-woman show called “Dixie’s Tupperware Party,” appearing at the Geffen Playhouse, would be an arch, campy sendup of living-room capitalism, an opportunity for Westwood intellectuals to look down on both multilevel marketing schemes and tipsy housewives pressing plastic containers on one another. Read more…

Jonas Schwartz -  TheaterMania

Not since the heyday of Cameron Mackintosh have audience members desperately wanted to grab their checkbooks after a show and buy, buy, buy. So persuasive a saleswoman is Dixie Longate that she makes audiences feel compelled to flip through her catalog to purchase cups that lock in liquids like Jack Daniel’s, cupcake holders that can also substitute for Jell-O shot trays, and slick corkscrew removers that make opening wine bottles while driving on the freeway trouble-free. Read more…

Now playing through August 3.