Play | Dorothy Parker Takes a Trip

Dorothy Parker Takes a Trip is a one-act solo play, commissioned by and created for Dartington International Festival and premiered in August 2016. The show has since been revived at Oxford Playhouse and Petworth Festival and will appear at Presteigne Festival in 2019.

Co-created with Sarah Gabriel and director Richard Williams, this is a story about Dorothy Parker’s immense wit, talent and her complicated life, with songs by Harold Arlen, George Gershwin, Milton Babbitt, Cole Porter, Hoagy Carmichael and others. Also featuring Dorothy Parker’s lawyer’s assistant and a filing cabinet.

Sarah Gabriel - Dorothy Parker takes a trip

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