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Miss America's Ugly Daughter
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Miss America's Ugly Daughter

Pagaent Productions
Edgemar Theatre
2437 Main St
Santa Monica, CA , 90405

Following last summer’s sold out run at The Edye, writer/performer Barra Grant is back with her darkly hilarious mother-daughter story: the true, inside tale of Grant’s seismic relationship with her mother, Bess Myerson. A beauty queen best known as the first and only Jewish Miss America, Myerson was an accomplished pianist, television personality, New York City’s first Commissioner of Consumer Affairs, a close advisor to Mayor Ed Koch, and a national spokesperson against anti-Semitism. Then, she infamously went down in flames — with her Mafia boyfriend! — in a judge-bribing scandal known as the “Bess Mess.” If you missed Grant’s fascinating tale about being a confused ugly duckling growing up in the shadow of her spectacular mother, here’s your chance.

June 22 - August 22, 2019
sundays:
4:00pm
fridays:
8:00pm
saturdays:
8:00pm
Genre: Comedy