"No Clowns. No Animals. No Ringmaster"-- No Circus? Return of "Greatest Show" Now Happening ...

"No Clowns.  No Animals. No Ringmaster"-- No Circus?  Return of "Greatest Show" Now Happening ...
They opened, not in the mud with this show, but in the same venue, down in Boissier, LA, at the Boissier Grocery Arena, on September 29.

Monday, June 26, 2023

Showbiz David's Bette Davis Red Scare Musical Now on Amazon


The year is 1955 in America.  The time is the Red Scare, when communist witch hunts and blacklisting killed countless Hollywood careers.  Fading film star Brenda Dayton is on location in a small town, surreptitiously making a movie that dares to address these attacks on free speech.  Two locals cast in bit parts, Jenny and boyfriend Bill, suffer a fallout over Jenny’s infatuation with the star. And when a women’s club, getting wind of the film’s true theme, urges Dayton to walk off the set, Jenny comes passionately to her defense.  The two draw closer as a public protest turns ugly, leading to an outcome neither could have seen coming.  Here’s your front row seat all the way to final curtain!

“A compelling examination of the Red Scare’s effect on Hollywood.”

Margo Lion Ltd, New York

“A moving and ever-poignant piece about the silencing of art and free thought.”

 Amy Levnison, Geffen Playhouse

“Through fun lyrics and well developed characters, this musical commendably tackles serous issues, such as freedom of speech, in a thought-provoking manner…communicated with a healthy dose of humor.”

Mark Taper Forum, Los Angeles

Buy now on Amazon in hardcover or paperback!


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