“Lift Up Your Skirt”
written by & starring Kathy Najimy
w/Brian Nash @ the piano
The Town Hall Series
Sunday, Sept 9 @ 8:30PM
Mark Cortale Presents KATHY NAJIMY in LIFT UP YOUR SKIRT – written by and directed Kathy Najimy and featuring Brian Nash at the piano. Najimy, the star of Hocus Pocus, the Sister Act films and voice of Peggy Hill on King of the Hill, will perform as part of the Town Hall Series on September 9th at 6:30 PM. (This show was originally scheduled for July 3rd but is now rescheduled.) Our 2018 Town Hall series is raising funds for Sandy Hook Promise https://www.sandyhookpromise.org
The in-progress play Lift Up Your Skirt has been performed in Adelaide Theater Festival, Feinstein’s San Francisco, Fire Island, main stage on both the RSVP and Atlantis cruises and at the uptown 2nd Stage off-Broadway theater in NYC.
It’s a solo IN-PROGRESS piece with stories from Kathy’s life and accompaniment by the great Brian Nash.
Kathy shares stories about growing up in lower working class southeast San Diego as a wild fan of Bette Midler’s to that unimaginable call to star in a film with Ms. Midler15 years later.
From her involvement as a key player in the LGB movement in the 70’s to a trip to the disco era and the journey to her feminism.
Stories of a visit to her parents homeland in Beirut, and a piece about our cultures misguided quest for the fame=happiness quotient ~~ all round out the 80-90 minute show.
It is a mini- play with some music and a few pieces dramatized from a podium.