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Five Women Wearing The Same Dress

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Production pics by Tim Levy

FIVE WOMEN WEARING THE SAME DRESS by Allan Ball is a highly entertaining play cleverly weaving comedy with serious discussions of social and moral issues.

Five bridesmaids with little in common accept antipathy for the bride and dreadful, absurd purple dresses and hats, gather together in a bedroom to avoid the wedding reception.

Here, each with their own reasons for escaping the proceedings, has the chance to reveal more of themselves, their past, their beliefs, prejudices and hopes. Aided by the effects of alcohol some very funny incidents occur as relationships and issues in society are explored in some very witty dialogue. Continue reading Five Women Wearing The Same Dress