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Same Dress VIDEO Sneak Peek

Five Women Wearing the Same Dress is a comedy by  award winning playwright Alan Ball, about female friendship and the power of the uniform. Hiding in an upstairs bedroom, five bridesmaids try to escape both the bride and the wedding reception. The five women laugh, cry, confide and counsel one another – bound together by their circumstance […]

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Director’s Talk : #SameDressMT

“Five Women Wearing the Same Dress” veers back and forth from playful to serious, providing rich material for the small, almost exclusively female cast. Ball pairs witty banter and physical comedy with emotional issues. The result is a production that uses humor as a mode for cathartic expression. The play has progressing characters as opposed […]

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Burnaby NOW Previews Same Dress

Lively City: Bridesmaids’ woes, abstract art, Nordic fashion and more  Julie MacLellan / Burnaby Now February 15, 2016 10:52 Laura Luongo of Burnaby is one of the bridesmaids in 5 Women Wearing the Same Dress, a new production at Metro Theatre opening Feb. 20.   Photograph By contributed Anyone who’s ever donned satin or taffeta to […]

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The Story: FIVE WOMEN

The play starts with a woman crawling under a bed. It ends with a perfect Polaroid snapshot.  FIVE WOMEN WEARING THE SAME DRESS is about the bridesmaids. They are an interesting assortment: an evangelical Christian named Frances, the sexually experienced and thoroughly jaded Trisha, the perpetual hot mess Georgeanne,  Mindy the groom’s clumsy, gay sister, […]

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