Fairfield County Professional Premiere
I'LL EAT YOU LAST:
A CHAT WITH SUE MENGERS
February 24 - March 5
Fridays at 8pm, Saturdays at 4pm & 8pm, Sundays at 2pm
at MUSIC THEATRE OF CONNECTICUT
509 Westport Avenue (Route 1) in Norwalk
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MTC MainStage presents
I'LL EAT YOU LAST: A CHAT WITH SUE MENGERS
A Play by John Logan
Lighting Design by Michael Blagys
Set Design by Jordan Janota
Costume Design by Diane Vanderkroef
Directed by Kevin Connors
About I'LL EAT YOU LAST: A CHAT WITH SUE MENGERS
A Titillating Night of Tinseltown Tattle
Meet Hollywood’s first female super-agent: Sue Mengers. Her clients were the biggest names in show business – Barbra Streisand,
Faye Dunaway, Cher and Burt Reynolds, to name a few. In this jaw-dropping comedy, you’re invited into her glamorous Beverly Hills home for a delectably schmoozy evening of showbiz dish and dirty secrets.
"Wickedly funny!" - The New York Post
JODI STEVENS (Sue Mengers) Broadway: Original companies of “Urban Cowboy” as Pam and “Jekyll and Hyde" as Bet/Lucy. Off-Broadway: Marlene Dietrich in three unrelated productions “Noel Coward and Friends” at Lincoln Center, the La Jolla Playhouse premiere of Barry Manilow’s “Harmony: The Musical” and “Dietrich and Chevalier: The Musical.” Other favorite roles include Donna in “Dreamer Examines His Pillow” at The Mint, Claire Strider in the world premiere of“Under Fire” at NYMF, Doris in “The Body Shop,” Hildy Lincoln in “Eliot Ness in Cleveland.” Jodi was nominated twice for Best Featured Actress in a Musical by the Connecticut Critics Circle for Velma VonTussle in “Hairspray” and Paulette in “Legally Blonde,” both at STONC. Jodi received two Connecticut Critics Circle nominations including Best Featured Actress in a Play as Masha in “Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike” at MTC MainStage. Other credits include The Beggar Woman in “Sweeney Todd” at Gateway Playhouse, “Dracula: The Musical” at La Jolla Playhouse, “Heaven Help Us” and Denver Center, Lily St. Regis in the 20th Anniversary production of“Annie” at Goodspeed Opera House, “My Way” and “ Love Letters” opposite husband Scott Bryce at MTC MainStage and White Heron Theatre. Film/TV: Oksana Nash in “Pervertigo,” Jill in “The Narrow Gate,” guest star on “27 East,” “Conviction,” “Sex and the City” and “Central Park West.” Recordings include the solo "Girl Talk" (Jazz), guest vocal artist on "Rodger’s and Leonhardt" with the Sons of Sound label. Jodi solos on "Kurt Weill’s Centennial Celebration" and on Johnny Mercer’s "Dream" for the Actors Fund of America. Jodi is also a teacher, coach, director, voice over artist, wife and mother.
I'll Eat You Last: A Chat with Sue Mengers is presented by arrangement with Dramatists Play Service, Inc.