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When the road to normal is getting you nowhere, maybe it’s time to take a detour. After spending many years in a lesbian relationship, Amy decides it would be easier to “be straight.” The groom is Tim, her best buddy from high school who has loved her since the day they met.
Assuming marriage and living a “normal, straight life” will be as easy as it appears in the movies, Amy commits to her goal of marrying Tim (with her former lover as maid of honor). Both desperate for their individual sexual and spiritual dreams to be realized, Tim and Amy plow forward, clinging desperately to what they think they want. But divine intervention propels them in directions neither could ever have predicted. Bisexual, gay, straight, spiritual, atheist - all need apply - because Wendy Michaels’ GOD and SEX has something for everyone.
Directed by Santa Monica Playhouse Artistic Director Chris DeCarlo, featuring Dennis Delsing (American Crime, No Way Out) , Valerie Gould (Days of Our Lives, Gypsy), Rebecca Lincoln (Criminal Minds, Taming of the Shrew - American Studio Theater, NY), Andrea Gwynnel Morgan (Masters of Sex, Mother Courage - International Classic Theatre, Germany), Donald Rizzo (Let Go - opposite Kevin Hart, Love of Make Believe - R.E.D.C.A.T.). Rated: R. Five previews only. Official opening is Saturday, March 11.
Actress and playwright Wendy Michaels’ first collaboration with the Playhouse was in Jerry Mayer’s Almost Perfect. Shortly thereafter, played the role of Becca in the Pulitzer winning play Rabbit Hole and was nominated for a Carbonell award for best Supporting actress. Favorite films include Bachelor Party 2, I Love You Phillip Morris and Single in South Beach. Recent TV roles include The Glades and a lesbian criminal in America's Most Wanted. She co-writes, co-produces and co-stars in the award winning web series My Sister is So Gay premiering on tello films 1/22/17 (www.tellofilms.com), featuring Loni Anderson. Ms. Michaels’ semi-autobiographical play, God and Sex, is rated R.
Veteran director Chris DeCarlo has brought to the stage over 250 World Premieres and American Premieres, including Stephen King and Robert B. Parker's RAGE and the Ovation-nominated Picon Pie. Among his LA TIMES Critics' Pick productions are Last of the Knotts, Jerry Mayer's Aspirin & ELEPHANTS, Dying for Laughs starring Stuart Pankin, and Charlie Lustman's Made Me Nuclear. Recent credits: Santa Monica Playhouse's critically acclaimed productions of Arnold Schulman's Sleeping Ugly, Lisa Phillips Visca's Raise Me Up, and Jerry Mayer's Almost Perfect and How To Love A Republican.
Presenter / Producer: Santa Monica Playhouse
Theater > Theatrical Comedy
Event Phone: 310-394-9779 x1
Santa Monica Playhouse
1211 4th Street
Santa Monica CA 90401
LA - Hollywood / Westside
Performance Dates: 2/24/2017 - 5/13/2017
Fridays at 8:00pm, Saturdays at 3:00pm
Previews, February 24 through March 10:
$19.50 all seats
Fridays at 8pm, Saturdays at 3pm
Official run: March 11 through May 13, 2017
General Admission: $29.50 discounts available for students, teachers, seniors, current and past members of the military, and groups of 8 or more
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