FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND! In a Limited Engagement Run!
“Marilyn Monroe: The Last Interview” (The Raw Truth of a Hollywood Legend)
Los Angeles, CA, August 16, 2018. Kelly Mullis will reprise her starring role as Marilyn Monroe after a successful run in the 2018 Hollywood Fringe Festival. This Producer’s Encore Winner is Written and Performed by Kelly Mullis, co-Directed by Wayne Orkline with Original Stage Direction for the Hollywood Fringe by Odalys Nanin.
This limited engagement will be performed at Studio C – 6448 Santa Monica Blvd., Hollywood, CA 90038.
“Marilyn Monroe: The Last Interview” (the raw truth of a Hollywood Legend) is based on the final interview Marilyn gave Life Magazine in 1962 where she spoke candidly, expressing her true feelings about her mother, the men in her life, her career, and her disappointments. This solo show takes us on a journey of the real Marilyn Monroe’s life and ultimately her tragic death and the mysterious cover up.
September 9th @ 7 pm
September 16th @ 7 pm
September 23rd @ 7 pm
September 30th @ 7 pm
WHERE: Studio C – 6448 Santa Monica Blvd., Los Angeles, CA
TICKETS: $15 at http://hff18.org/5053
“Better Lemons” reviewer said “A sweet, poignant and spot on portrayal of a Hollywood icon. Kelly Mullis channels Marilyn Monroe. You believe her as Marilyn without question.”
After this Limited Engagement Run at Studio C, “Marilyn Monroe: The Last Interview” will head to Palm Desert, California for 4 evening performances at the Arthur Newman Theatre/Joslyn Center the first week of October.ABOUT THE PRODUCTION TEAM
Kelly Mullis (writer/performer) is a veteran Hollywood actress who recently played Jean Harlow in a staged play reading entitled “Tits & Tombstones”, in a packed house at the Matrix Theatre. She also starred as Marilyn Monroe in “Marilyn-My Secret”, which was selected for LA Weekly Pick of the Week, directed by Odalys Nanin. She also played Marilyn in a short film entitled “BOMBSHELL”, directed by Jason Lehel. Kelly has appeared on numerous TV shows during her career. She also played Marilyn in a short film entitled “BOMBSHELL”, directed by Jason Lehel. Kelly has guest-starred on numerous Network TV shows and has appeared in several films during her career.
Wayne Orkline (co-director) is a film director who directed the film “Gamblin” starring Daniel Baldwin that aired on the Sundance Channel for 2 years running. He also co-directed the feature film “Fall” starring Michael Madsen. He’s also shot and directed several short films and a web series. He’s been a huge part and a valued member of the team that has contributed to the success of this show. He continues to direct Kelly Mullis in the further development of this popular production!
Odalys Nanin (Original Stage Director for the 2018 Hollywood Fringe) is the founder/producing artistic director of Macha Theatre/Films. Her most famous plays are “Garbo’s Cuban Lover” and “Marilyn-My Secret”, both received LA Weekly Pick of the Week. Garbo’s Cuban Lover was also Backstage Critics choice and best play by the Advocate magazine. Her most recent play, “FRIDA-Stroke of Passion”, ran for three months to sold out houses and received two Eddon Awards for best performance and production.
MATTHEW QUINN (producer) has been involved in theater production and venue management for well over 20 years in San Francisco and Los Angeles. He created Combined Artform, as a production company in 1998 with Producer Bertha Rodriguez. He opened Off Market Theatre in San Francisco in 2003 and Theatre Asylum in Los Angeles in 2007. In 2017, he and his partner, Bertha Rodriguez, started managing Studio C in Hollywood. During the 2018 Hollywood Fringe Festival they hosted over 80 shows, workshops and events in 7 different spaces. In 2010, Matthew started the Hollywood Encore Awards. In 2018, he was asked to be the West Coast Scout for the NYC Fringe Encore Series.For press comps, additional photos, and information, please contact:
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