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SUBURBAN SHOWGIRL at the Noho Arts Center

Suburban-Showgirl1Deborah Klugman – ArtsBeatLA

In her smart and funny show, solo performer Palmer Davis portrays alter ego Wendy Walker, a talented dancer who struggles to juggle a passion for her art with motherhood and the bread-and-butter jobs she needs to pay her bills. Read more…

Pauline Adamek  – LA Weekly

In this solo show conceived and performed by perky pro dancer-actress Palmer Davis, the travails of invented character Wendy Walker apparently hew closely to her own life experiences. Read more…

Now running through August 4.

One November Yankee, NoHo Arts Center

Photo by Robert Arbogast.


One November Yankee by Joshua Ravetch.


Sharon Perlmutter –

Joshua Ravetch’s One November Yankee is a play for two performers and an airplane. In the NoHo Arts Center world premiere production, that’s Harry Hamlin, Loretta Swit, and a two-seater yellow Piper Cub. The actors play three different brother/sister pairs as we follow the story of the plane through three critical scenes: when it crashed in the woods of New Hampshire, carrying siblings on their way to a wedding; when the wreck was discovered, five years later, by a pair of hikers; and, two days later (this part of the timeline doesn’t quite work), when the crumpled plane is displayed by an artist and his sister as a new piece of modern art. The stories are not told in chronological order; two scenes in the museum bookend the crash and the plane’s discovery.  Read more…