JFL 42: Feminist Live Reads Romy and Michelle's High School Reunion
Feminist Live Reads is teaming up with JFL42 for a staged reading of the "Romy & Michelle's High School Reunion." This eternal classic, which is celebrating its 20th anniversary this year, has a dream team of Toronto comics, improvisers, writers, and actors at the helm, with proceeds going towards Jessie's - The June Callwood Centre for Young Women http://jessiescentre.org, which provides services, support, and interim housing to pregnant women and young mothers in Toronto.
TICKETS ARE AVAILABLE FOR JFL 42 PASSHOLDERS HERE: http://www.jfl42.com/act/feminist-live-reads-romy-and-michele/
OR VIA TICKETMASTER FOR $25: https://www1.ticketmaster.ca/event/100052C696961207?dmaid522&abmefeat5537v1;
Get your post-it notes - this is gonna be a Feminist Live Read to remember.
Narrator - Chandler Levack
Romy White Mira Sorvino - Sarah Kolasky
Michelle Weinberger Lisa Kudrow - Monica Heisey
Heather Mooney Janeane Garofalo - Becky Johnson
Sandy Frink Alan Cumming - TBA
Christy Masters Julia Campbell - Ann Pornel
Toby Walters Cameron Manheim - Jackie Pirico
Kelly/Ramone/Additional Roles - Nelu Handa
Lisa Luder/Clarence the Cowboy/Additional Roles - Sara Hennessey
Billy Christensen - Kevin Vidal
ABOUT FEMINIST LIVE READS
Feminist Live Reads is a regularly staged reading series across Canada. It was created in Toronto in 2015 by director/writer Chandler Levack. The series aims to raise awareness about the disparity of roles available to women in film and television and promote diversity in the industry. Past editions have included staged readings of the "Entourage" pilot, "Reservoir Dogs," "Almost Famous," 'Ocean's Eleven," and "Mean Girls." Past performers include Diana Bang The Interview, Sook-Yin Lee, Kayla Lorette, Mia Kirshner, Finn Wolfhard Stranger Things, and Michelle Mylett Letterkenny.
A fantastic idea NOW Magazine
Helping to push forward the public discourse surrounding issues of gender equality The National Post
"One of the most fun ways to watch a movie right now" Blog TO
Funny and sobering The Globe and Mail
One of the most subversive comedic exercises on stage this year Toronto Film Scene
A night of gender-swapping hilarity you really ought to go SheDoesTheCity
Sounds like a plan, DM me actress Illeana Douglas @Illeanarama