Open Sky Present: The Disappearing Act
Edie Rose is a magician’s assistant. On the eve of her sixtieth birthday she finally becomes the star of her own show… That show is a magical cabaret; a dark, ribald tale of a woman’s life in showbiz. Edie conjures versions of her younger self, magically transporting the audience to the defining moments of her life.
The Disappearing Act explores the treatment of women in the industry, sexuality in performance, motherhood, the hopefulness of youth, the wisdom of experience, love, loss, identity and how women culturally “disappear” as they age.
Based on true stories from female performers.