Anyone who’s ever donned satin or taffeta to stand up next to a friend while she says her I Do’s will appreciate this one.
Metro Theatre is offering up 5 Women Wearing the Same Dress, onstage Feb. 20 to March 12 – and Burnaby’s own Laura Luongo is one of the stars.
The play was written by Alan Ball (best known for his Academy Award for American Beauty and for creating the hit HBO series Six Feet Under) and tackles problems of the modern world through the eyes of five bridesmaids at a fancy Southern wedding.
“Throw together a mixed and mostly bitter party of five bridesmaids (in hideous dresses) and let them steal away from the reception to repeatedly dish the shallow bride and guests,” an outline explains. “With the help of a little booze and a little pot, initial venting about their current situation soon develops into tales of malaise about where they are in life and then more potent social commentary.”
Read the full preview here: Burnaby Now Preview of Five Women Wearing The Same Dress