PRETTY (Bespoke Plays)
PRETTY is a fictional story drawing from true experiences that explores the triumphs and trials of a young girl growing up, taking an intimate and hard look at the expectations and narratives we place on women from a young age.
Content warning: This play contains descriptions and depictions of sexual assault and its aftermath. Because it is a staged reading, these will not be physicalized.
Jayna Sweet (TURNT, LEMONADE MOUTH) stars in this new play by Michael Yichao (O'Neills National Playwriting Conference, finalist). Ian White, Thomas L Cunningham, Corrine Glazer, Christie Harms, Rachael Hip-Flores, Ned Thorne, and Aaron Warner complete the cast under the direction of Dana Luery Shaw.
Sweet, who starred in TURNT and the Disney Channel Original Movie LEMONADE MOUTH, has received awards for her work in NO PLACE TO FALL and short film DAUGHTER. Playwright Michael Yichao's plays have received awards and recognition from the O'Neills National Playwriting Conference (finalist 2015) and the Kennedy Center's Michael Kanin Playwriting Awards (2012, 2013, 2014). Most recently, he served as librettist for a new opera, IL BABBO HA RAGIONE, which received its debut production at the Peabody Institute of Johns Hopkins University.
50% of ticket sales will go to benefit The Women's Foundation of California.
Bespoke Plays is a monthly reading series produced by Christine Boylan and Ellie Pyle. Their mission is to offer play readings customized to the goals of the writer and readiness of the play, for Los Angeles writers with diverse stories and worldviews, while supporting local charities and nonprofits.
The Pico (View)
10508 W Pico Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90064
|Kid Friendly: No|
|Dog Friendly: No|
|Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!|