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Life of an Actress: The Musical (2014)

Not Rated | | Drama, Musical, Romance | 2014 (USA)
Three actresses/waitresses at a showbiz diner in New York chase their dreams and battle to preserve love, inspiration and dignity. When the diner hits financial headwinds, stakes rise and suppressed tensions and feelings surface.

Director:

Paul Chau

Writer:

Paul Chau
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Cast

Credited cast:
Taylor Louderman ... Jen
Orfeh ... Hannah
Allison Case ... Sandy
Jason Babinsky ... Hollywood Man
Richard H. Blake ... Bradley
Amelie McKendry ... Blonde 8
Mandy Fisher Mandy Fisher ... Third Waitress
Jace Mclean ... Jim Holland
Mayumi Miguel ... Dancer 11
Bart Shatto ... Charlie
Nancy Braun Nancy Braun ... Blonde 2
Mark Myars Mark Myars ... Crew 2
Lisa Finegold Lisa Finegold ... Dancer 8
Wyatt Kuether Wyatt Kuether ... Director 1
Edward Spots Edward Spots ... Dancer 3
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Storyline

Life of an Actress is a musical drama about the trials and tribulations of three actresses, connected by a greasy spoon diner, who struggle to achieve their dreams while battling to preserve love and dignity. The 25 year old actress, after going to LA, tries to make the different world of her Puerto Rican accountant boyfriend work. The 30 year old actress is in transition and faces a choice as a sleazy agent offers an opportunity for a price. Finally the 41 year old actress has a 15 year old work relationship with the diner owner but there is more beneath the surface. When the diner gets into financial distress, all stakes are elevated. Our cast are all seasoned Broadway musical actresses/actors.

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Taglines:

Live It, Love It, Dream

Genres:

Drama | Musical | Romance

Certificate:

Not Rated
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Can You See Me (Part 2)
Written by Paul Chau
Sung by Bart Shatto and Orfeh
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Inspiring
30 May 2020 | by caitlingsemailSee all my reviews

I never write reviews, but this movie deserves one. It shows the harsh reality of what it's like living with the dream of being a professional actress while still showing that the struggle is worth it. Each character struggles in their own way. Jen struggles with choosing between her dream or love, Sandy struggles with whether this is the right path for her and if she's good enough, and Hannah struggles with proving she's more than her stereotypical typecast. You find a way to relate to each character and their struggles and root for them. Though it shows how hard and sometimes sad the life of a struggling actress is it also shows that there's a reason for it and that if you truly want your dream to come a reality that the struggle is worth it.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

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2014 (USA) See more »

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New York City, New York, USA See more »

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