20th February, 19:00
The Wisdom of Eve
Held at The Curious Room, Stiftstrasse 3, 64287 Darmstadt
Sex! Scandal! Scheming! It’s quite shocking what those actor-types get up to backstage…
‘The Wisdom of Eve’ by Mary Orr is set in the vibrant, intense world of New York's Broadway theatres. Margo is a star of the stage, who has won countless awards and accolades for her riveting performances. Clement, her husband, is a brilliant and successful theatre producer. Karen is Margot’s best friend and also the wife of Lloyd – the most celebrated playwright on Broadway, who has written several starring roles for Margo.
Between them, these four friends have the entire theatre world at the feet… but then they meet Eve. Eve Harrington, the humble fan, who goes to see Margo perform night after night, because she has nowhere else to go. Where has Eve come from? What is her story? And what will happen when she is drawn into the charmed circles of brilliant, bitchy Broadway? This is a two-act comedy-drama - and it is also the play that inspired the Oscar-winning film: 'All About Eve', starring Bette Davis and George Sanders.
Presented by Sarah Blake, February’s Stammtisch will be held at The Curious Room, Sarah’s new studio, which is located at Stiftstrasse 3, 64287, Darmstadt. There is ample parking just across the road, in the public car park underneath the Rewe supermarket on Dieburgerstrasse. The nearest public transport is the bus stop for ‘Alice Hospital’, which is c. 20 metres from the studio door and is served by the F bus (which can be picked up at Hauptbahnhof, Luisenplatz, Marktplatz, etc.). Drinks will be available to purchase in the studio. There are various take-outs and bakeries just across the road - a group delivery can be arranged on the night.