40 Pounds in 12 Weeks: A Love Story
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Opened Feb 18, 2011
WHAT IS IT ABOUT?
With Michelle Obama and Sarah Palin occupying opposite camps in the War on Obesity, countless celebrities extolling the rewards of Jenny Craig, and The Biggest Loser a runaway sensation on reality TV, Pidge Meade changes the game of "thin at any cost" to become the biggest winner in her enlightening one-woman show 40 Pounds in 12 Weeks: A Love Story. Developed with and directed by Charlie Varon, Meade takes audiences on a heart-pounding, hairraising, society-skewering, weight-loss rollercoaster ride, spinning between ten different characters, while tenderly and hilariously shining a spotlight on the merry-go-round of yo-yo dieting. In 40 Pounds, Meade tells her own story, but also brings to urgent life the entire modern weight-loss carnival of juice fasters and mindful masticators, cookies and calorie counts. Blending memoir and satire, Meade mesmerizes with a riveting tale that refuses pat answers to the hard questions about how and why we eat our hearts out.
1062 Valencia St
San Francisco, CA 94110
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