It is 2006. An old woman may hold the key to a dark secret about Marilyn Monroe. In her memory, her carers become characters from Marilyn's life, as she relives the stars triumphs and tragedies. But is she blurring fantasy and reality?
Marilyn Monroe personified Hollywood glamour with an unparallelled glow and energy that enamored the world. Although she was an alluring beauty with voluptuous curves and a generous pout, Marilyn was more than a '50s sex goddess. Her apparent vulnerability and innocence, in combination with an innate sensuality, has endeared her to the global consciousness. She dominated the age of movie stars to become, without question, the most famous woman of the 20th century.
In this new production experience Marilyn's rise to fame; combining dutiful biography and speculation, this engaging drama is an incisive take on the life of Marilyn Monroe.
"Classic and classy writing"
- The Scotsman
Victoria is an award-winning stage and screen actress having performed across the South East since the age of eight. Her recent performances have included 'Paulina' in Death and the Maiden, 'Titania' in A Midsummer Night's Dream and 'Ruth Ellis' in The Thrill of Love. She has featured in numerous short films and music videos. Victoria is also a trained dancer; an experienced Burlesque performer and teaches dance classes across Sussex.
Trained at the British Institute, Thomas has performed roles from Shakespeare to Butterworth in London & the South East, with a repertoire of screen acting to classical and contemporary theatre and corporate voiceovers. Recent performances include - The Winterling, The Taming of the Shrew and High Water due for release in Spring 2020.
Sam originally studied at Trinity College of Music and the University of Sussex, and is a seasoned performer in theatre and musical theatre. Her credits include leading roles in Berkoff’s Sink the Belgrano, Orton's Loot and Lorca's The House of Bernardo Alba as well as Fiddler on the Roof, Anything Goes, Showboat and South Pacific and in works by Gilbert and Sullivan and Offenbach. More recently, she performed at the Trinity Theatre in Tunbridge Wells as the title character in an Evening with Lady Montagu.
Mike has directed a wide variety of plays, musicals and operas, from Shakespeare and Ibsen to light comedy. Favourite productions have been Amadeus, Calendar Girls, A Midsummer Night's Dream, Taking Sides, Ghosts, The Marriage of Figaro, Showboat, Chess and Stevie. He has directed Marilyn the Musical, Whatever Happened to Lyn Roe and An Evening with Lady Montagu for Magic Hour and is presenting King Charles III in the Summer.