This is Gabi Conti, Jaclyn Marfuggi, and Dara Laine. In these difficult and divided times we're living in, it's important to support artistic endeavors that unite and elevate us all as a culture...
What better way to do that than to help us fund our show about Britney Spears, Lindsay Lohan, and Paris Hilton?
Les Deux You Remember This? is a jukebox musical about Hollywood's best worst decade: the early 2000's.
The show is a fanfiction account of one iconic evening in November 2006. When Britney Spears, Lindsay Lohan, and Paris Hilton go out for a night of partying at the famed club Les Deux, they discover that their Bentley can travel through time. After looking into the future and seeing where their careers are, they decide to go back in the past to fix their mistakes and save their reputations.
Perez Hilton narrates this romp where you can expect Juicy Couture tracksuits, Uggs, and wigs, wigs, wigs, honey! Plus cabaret-style twists on early aughts pop hits by Rihanna, Hilary Duff, Ashlee Simpson, and of course, Britney, Lindsay, and Paris.
We want to take this show to the stage during the Hollywood Fringe Fest, coming up this June!
The only problem is that putting a show up at the Fringe costs boo-koo bucks. Unlike Paris, none of us have a trust fund to pay for it! That's where you come in!
The Money, Hunny:
We'll be doing 5 shows over the course of Fringe.
Fringe Entrance Fee: $250 (must be paid by April 1)
One night at the theatre: $200 per show
(These are paid in 3 installments, the first one due in March... eek!)
Box Office: $20 per show
Stage Mgr/Board Op: $45 per show/tech rehearsals
Pianist: $60 an hour for reheasals and shows
Insurance (in case the show is so hot we burn the house down and other emergencies): $135 for the run
WIG, WIGS, WIGS: $200
Poster on the marquee: $100
Any money left over: Marketing materials like postcards, promo pics, etc.
Who Even Are We?
Dara Laine : Co-Creator, playing Lindsay Lohan Photo circa 2007. Dara is a life long Lindsay stan (a lilo Lilo stan, if you will)
Dara Laine is a comedic writer, actor, and red head living in Los Angeleez by way of New Hampshire. Dara knew since elementary school that she wanted to be a comedian after growing up watching the Saturday Night Live performances of either Molly Shannon or Kristen Wiig, though Dara is ageless so who can say for sure?
Since studying acting at Emerson College and improv at Second City Chicago and UCB, Dara’s been making YouTube sketches which have been featured on websites like Buzzfeed, Huffington Post, The Hollywood Reporter, The AV Club, Cosmopolitan, and Time, among others.
Dara's comedic storytelling podcast Les Deux You Remember This? inspired the musical. Subscribe on iTunes!
Gabi Conti : Co-Creator, playing Paris Hilton
Gabi hosts the weekly talk show Asking for a Friend where she gets the answers to the questions you're too afraid to ask. But you weren't asking for YOU. You were asking "for a friend."
Previously, Gabi wrote for and co-hosted The Elite Daily Show on Verizon's Go90 network. Gabi has written countless dating articles for Hello Giggles, Thought Catalog, PopSugar, and Elite Daily .
Gabi was also a finalist at The New York Television Festival for her pilot Ex-Communication, and a finalist at Just For Laughs Stand Up and Pitch Comedy Content Search for her other pilot This One Time @ Camp.
Jaclyn Marfuggi: Co-Creator, Choreographer, playing Britney Spears
Jaclyn Marfuggi is an actress, stand up comic, and Plyojam Dance Fitness instructor. She has appeared on BRAVO, TruTV, Fox, SiriusXM Radio, and is currently recurring as "Bethany" on the Amazon series Altered Reality. She has toured the world performing for the Troops, but can be seen regularly at The Hollywood Improv, Comedy Store, Gotham New York, and Laugh Factory.
This Jersey native and "meat"ball of energy is the host of the popular What's Your Jersey? podcast on iTunes and Audiobook Network. She talks sports, comedy, life, and love all while keeping it honest, current, and sassy!
We know there are a lot of places where you could be putting your money, but we so appreciate even your consideration of donating to our passion project.
Truly, every little bit makes a difference! And if you don't have the money to donate, just sharing this link on Facebook or telling your rich aunt about us is a huge, huge help!
Thanks again, and we'll see you at the Fringe in June!
With Love and Wigs,
Dara, Gabi, and Jaclyn
- Bea Sussman
- Patty and Steve Sussman
- Jill Plouffe
- Heidi Haddad
- Gary Gleason
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