Bette and Joan - The Final Curtain
- Paul Dale
- 23 August 2011
This article is from 2011.
Witty other-worldly ode to Hollywood starlets
It’s 1989 and Bette Davis, betrayed by kith and kin, lies alone and dying. Her nemesis Joan Crawford arrives to guide her to the other side, and then the fireworks begin. Foursight Theatre’s witty and inventive deconstruction of the relationship between two of Hollywood’s most iconic actresses (and later battleaxes) is well researched, sharp, irreverent and very moving.
Assembly George Square, 623 3030, until 29 Jun, £12–£13 (£11–£12).