When it comes to the multimedia extravaganza Project: Lohan, west coast premiering at San Francisco’s The Costume Shop through August 19 after a spring 2011 run in New York City, there’s so much to like.
For starters, the disclaimer in the teaser clips reads: ‘All characters appearing in this work are not fictitious. Any resemblance to real persons, living or dead, is purely on purpose.’ Then there’s the fact that ahead of an interview piece running Thursday on public radio station KALW 97.1 FM, the show’s promoters stress the following:
In a special shout-out to other folks who have had a “difference of opinion” with the law; if you have a DUI conviction and/or have a parole card, bring it with you to the box office and receive $5.00 off the price of your ticket.
Ha ha, perfect. Project: Lohan features a half-dozen cross-dressing actors, 172 costume changes and 60 characters. For the text, Bay Area playwright D’Arcy Drollinger (who also stars as Lilo) used only previously published content from tabloids, magazines, TV shows, Internet sites and court documents.
Here’s a taste of Drollinger as Lindsay, talking about the joys of dining at the Ivy: