Legends And Bridge

C. Stephen Foster

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72 pages. Fosters light-hearted script scores some bitchy zingers. Nifty, colorful comedy filled with intrinsic wit and charm! BACKSTAGE WEST OUTRAGEOUS! One of the bitchiest cat fights this side of Dynasty. Campy farce exploring the fine art of Hollywood backstabbing! A slap-dash exuberance that held everyone captive LA WEEKLY A recipe so packed with bitchy spices even the queens in West Hollywood will burn their tongues Fab Magazine Wild and whacky! Bawdy, naughty and oh, so bitchy. Hilarious! Screamingly funny! TOLUCAN TIMES Pick of the week! Fun! Fun! Fun! VALLEY SCENE Legends and Bridge is a comedy imagining former, silver-screen legend Joan Crawford (matronly, washed-up, and pickled on spiked Pepsi) who invites Judy Garland (recently fired from her CBS TV show) and Bette Davis (bitter at no longer being the Queen of Hollywood) up to her Manhattan apartment in 1964 to live with her as they work on a secret film project. Joan attempts to get a sloppy Judy back into shape by putting her on an exercise regime, which Judy takes to like a cat in a washing machine. At the same time, she tries to butter Bette up with little presents. After much prodding from Bette and Judy, Joan reveals the project she has in mind is a screen adaptation of St. Joan with Judy and Bette playing bit characters while she stars as St. Joan Bette, youll play my mother and Judy youll play the voices. After hearing this denture-shattering news, all hell breaks loose as each legend tries to maintain her position as top diva. Back-biting, catfights and skullduggery ensue. Throw in a young boy toy that Bette brings home and a drunk Tennessee Williams and watch the comedy unfold. This item ships from multiple locations. Your book may arrive from Roseburg,OR, La Vergne,TN. Bookseller Inventory #

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Synopsis: “Foster’s light-hearted script scores some bitchy zingers. Nifty, colorful comedy filled with intrinsic wit and charm!” BACKSTAGE WEST “OUTRAGEOUS! One of the bitchiest cat fights this side of Dynasty. Campy farce exploring the fine art of Hollywood backstabbing! A slap-dash exuberance that held everyone captive ” –LA WEEKLY “A recipe so packed with bitchy spices even the queens in West Hollywood will burn their tongues” Fab Magazine “Wild and whacky! Bawdy, naughty and oh, so bitchy. Hilarious! Screamingly funny!” –TOLUCAN TIMES “Pick of the week! Fun! Fun! Fun!” –VALLEY SCENE “Legends and Bridge” is a comedy imagining former, silver-screen legend Joan Crawford (matronly, washed-up, and pickled on spiked Pepsi) who invites Judy Garland (recently fired from her CBS TV show) and Bette Davis (bitter at no longer being the “Queen of Hollywood”) up to her Manhattan apartment in 1964 to live with her as they work on a “secret” film project. Joan attempts to get a sloppy Judy back into shape by putting her on an exercise regime, which Judy takes to like a cat in a washing machine. At the same time, she tries to butter Bette up with little presents. After much prodding from Bette and Judy, Joan reveals the project she has in mind is a screen adaptation of “St. Joan” with Judy and Bette playing bit characters while she stars as St. Joan “Bette, you’ll play my mother and Judy you’ll play ‘the voices’.” After hearing this denture-shattering news, all hell breaks loose as each legend tries to maintain her position as top diva. Back-biting, catfights and skullduggery ensue. Throw in a young boy toy that Bette brings home and a drunk Tennessee Williams and watch the comedy unfold. Cast Size: 6 Running Time: 120 minutes. Royalty: $50.00 per performance. Appropriate for adult audiences.

About the Author: C. Stephen Foster is an actor/writer originally from Ft. Worth, Texas currently living in Hollywood . His two-man show (with Scott Wilkerson), “Divanalysis: the Mechanics of Camp”, played as part of the summer series at the renowned Highway’s Performance Art Space. Foster penned (and starred in) the comedy “Legends and Bridge” which was extended three times at the Group Repertory Theater. “Legends” received rave reviews including Critic’s Pick in The Valley Scene, Spotlight in Backstage West, and was “Recommended” by the LA Weekly. It garnered three ADA Award nominations including Best Comedy and Best Play. Foster co-wrote the screenplay “Rainbow Sticker” which was a finalist in several major contests. As a stand-up comedian he’s played the Comedy Store, Improv and Laugh Factory. Stephen co-wrote the book to the hit musical “The Green Room: the College Musical” (licensed by Steele Spring Theatrical Licensing.) He is the lead in the in the independent movie “Off Hollywood”. He also wrote the self-help workbook “Awakening the Actor Within”.

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