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Friday, October 31, 2014

Die Mommy Die at New Conservatory Center SF Oct. 3 - Nov. 2, 2014

Die Mommie Die!

Oct. 3 - Nov. 2, 2014

Part Greek tragedy, part Hollywood kitsch - this is Charles Busch at his best! The time is the 1960’s and ex-pop singer Angela Arden is trapped in a corrosive marriage with her film producer husband. In her attempt to find happiness with her young lover, Angela murders her husband, leaving their children to avenge his death. The “very nearly illegally entertaining” (LA Times) production stars J. Conrad Frank, creator of San Francisco's popular drag cabaret sensation Katya Smirnoff-Skyy, at the title Mommie character.

Join us on Thursday nights pre-show for Happy Hour is a Drag - a complimentary event for ticket holders! Learn more. Also, dress up for our Halloween show on Oct 31 and get a FREE specialty show cocktail!

By Charles Busch

Directed by F. Allen Sawyer

Runs How Thru Nov 2: $25-$45 tickets
Previews (Oct 3 - 10): $25 tickets (and select amount of Pay-What-You-Can tickets)
Opening Night (Oct 11): $45 tickets (includes post-show celebration sponsored by Schulzies Bread Pudding)
Everyone is raving about Die Mommie Die! and those fabulous costumes. Check it out the reviews below.

San Francisco Chronicle
"Savage satire make a killing! Hilarious! ... J. Conrad Frank rules the stage!"

SF Weekly

"A scream delight! ... Bette Davis couldn't have done it better!"

Bay Area Reporter
"Charles Busch wrote the play as a vehicle for himself, and his canny performance can be seen in the movie version, but with no aspersions to Busch, Frank quickly makes us forget that anyone else has ever played the role."

Stark Insider

"Smashing ... In J. Conrad Frank we have a performance for the ages!"


"Brilliant! ... J. Conrad Frank has done the near impossible!"

Die Mommie Die! is Produced by New Conservatory Theatre Center in Association with Andy Leas & Juancho "Bong" Villa-Leas (Executive Producer), Chris Yaros & Friends (Executive Producer), Jorge R. Hernandez & Ron Jenkins (Producers), Michael Golden & Michael Levy (Producers)

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