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Clara Bow’s Speakeasy Party!

At the request of Clara Bow, get yourself dolled up and join us (but you’d better keep it a secret) for a LiveArtDC Speakeasy Party! It’s also an exclusive fundraiser for Clara Bow: Becoming ‘It’ and its 2017 Capital Fringe Festival world premier this July. Tickets range from $50-$100… and yes, there will be a cash bar! (but don’t […]

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Being a Young Sex Symbol

“A sex symbol becomes a thing. I just hate being a thing. But if I’ve got to be a symbol of something, I’d rather have it be sex than some other thing we’ve got symbols of.” — Marilyn Monroe While working on The Clara Bow Project, I am fascinated by multiple issues — but one […]

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Clara Bow Project Audition Notice

LiveArtDC is seeking 2 male actors to join The Clara Bow Project. This is a project designed to tell the story of the rise and fall of the ‘It Girl’ while examining the role of a dramaturg in the writing process. We work in a collaborative group setting, devising the script as a collective and […]

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Romantic Comedies Featuring a Strong Female Lead

Netflix just recommend that I watch It, as they thought I might like a “romantic comedy featuring a strong female lead.” I am sure Netflix knows that Clara Bow’s name is somehow meaningful to me through search histories and whatnot but, all the same, it was fun to see It pop up amidst the crush […]

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The Hunt for “People vs. DeVoe”: The Conclusion

Day after day, day after day We stuck no breath nor motion As idle as a painted ship Upon a painted ocean- S.T. Coleridge from “The Rime of the Ancient Mariner” March 26th- At long last, help has arrived! Someone must have seen my writing in the sand. What appears to be a small fleet […]

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The Hunt for “People vs DeVoe”

 January 19th- Day dawned fair, strong winds from the Northeast.  Food and water supplies good, crew in good spirits.  Have volunteered to track down the transcript of Daisy DeVoe’s trial.  While finding an 82-year-old trial transcript may not prove to be easy, am confident that the Law Library at the Library of Congress will have […]

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Why Clara Bow

I’ve been told that I look like Clara Bow since I was a little girl, since before I even knew who Clara Bow was or what silent films are.  As I grew older and my interest in classic film developed, I was finally introduced to Clara—her vivacity, her determination, her feistiness, her innocence.  I wanted […]

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