In her time, Tallulah Bankhead was an icon of excess and scandal, and played the role of Hollywood playgirl with relish. All this was accomplished in the ‘30s and ‘40s, when social taboos were broken much more easily. But don’t think Bankhead wouldn’t cause a stir of headlines were she alive today. In “Looped,” her rebellious life and career are examined as her star is finally twinkling out. Check out Looped tickets today!
Taking place late in Bankhead’s life, the story is set in a studio where the legendary member of the glitterati is recording (or looping in) her final line of dialogue for her last film. It allows her to look back on her amazing life, filled with raging parties, lovers of both genders, and more than her fair share of heartbreak.
These days, Britney Spears and Lindsey Lohan are constantly under the watchful eye of the press, vilified for their behavior and simultaneously loved for it. Bankhead was the original party girl out of control, whose exploits actually initiated an investigation by the British secret service. As a wild girl and unapologetic lesbian, Bankhead was a character unlike any other. Get theater tickets for this show today!
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