Spike Heels by Theresa Rebeck
at the Arcade Theatre in the Underground Collaborative
Milwaukee, WI
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Spike Heels by Theresa Rebeck
SMITHEREEN PRODUCTIONS presents its first full-scale production, Theresa Rebeck's SPIKE HEELS, set to premiere at The Underground Collaborative in April 2013!

Toni Martin
David Franz
Nathanael Press
Bethany Batson

Directed by Rebecca Segal

April 18, 19, 20
22*, 25*, 26, 27

*Pay What You Can performance.
All performances 7:30pm in the Arcade Theatre @ The Underground Collaborative
161 W. Wisconsin Avenue, Lower Level, Milwaukee, WI.
(Lower Level of the Grand Avenue Mall, Plankinton Entrance)

SPIKE HEELS is a two-act play about Andrew, struggling writer and college professor, who takes in working-class Georgie as his "student" of the proper ways of modern middle-class society while simultaneously falling in love with her. Andrew's friend Edward, a hot-shot lawyer who took Georgie on as a secretary as a favor to Andrew, falls for her as well but in a more aggressively sexual way, ensnaring himself and Georgie in an incident of harassment and power play in the workplace. This untraditional love triangle makes room for a fourth with the entrance of Lydia, Edward's ex and Andrew's fiancée, and thus Georgie's foe...or maybe her ally? Lines are blurred in this intense dark comedy full of fast-paced dialogue rife with "stinging one liners" (N.Y. Daily News) and "tart wit" (Time). In the playwright's words, this is a retelling of "the Pygmalion story with contemporary, comic and sinister spin," exploring the complicated confusion of modern-day relationships and challenging the American sexual status-quo.

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at the Arcade Theatre in the Underground Collaborative (View)
161 W. Wisconsin Ave., Lower Level
Milwaukee, WI 53203
United States


Arts > Theatre

Minimum Age: 16
Kid Friendly: No
Dog Friendly: No
Non-Smoking: Yes!
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!