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Taming the Lion
Taming the Lion


Jul 29, 2021 - Aug 1, 2021    Our Price: $17.50


Taming the Lion - "Taming the Lion" is the story of the contentious relationship between movie mogul Louis B. Mayer, and the first openly gay star, William Haines. Under incredible stress to keep suspicious stories out of the press, Mayer develops a plot to pressure Haines to end his relationship, and take part in a fake marriage. He even goes so far as to blackmail Joan Crawford, Haines’ best friend, into helping him to destroy their relationship. Haines almost complies until a soul searching evening guides his conscience to make a choice to be who he is. World premiere. Winner of the Julie Harris Playwright Award Competition.  More Details

Theatre 40 at the Reuben Cordova Theatre, 241 Moreno Drive, Beverly Hills, CA









Taming the Lion - "Taming the Lion" is the story of the contentious relationship between movie mogul Louis B. Mayer, and the first openly gay star, William Haines. Under incredible stress to keep suspicious stories out of the press, Mayer develops a plot to pressure Haines to end his relationship, and take part in a fake marriage. He even goes so far as to blackmail Joan Crawford, Haines’ best friend, into helping him to destroy their relationship. Haines almost complies until a soul searching evening guides his conscience to make a choice to be who he is. World premiere. Winner of the Julie Harris Playwright Award Competition.  More Details

Theatre 40 at the Reuben Cordova Theatre, 241 Moreno Drive, Beverly Hills, CA

         

LGBT Los Angeles: Change City