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Back by popular demand, Bette Davis Ain't for Sissies returns to the Athenaeum Theatre after last season's successful four-week run featuring "a fascinating look at Davis's life and career" (Chicago Theater and Arts). Commissioned by the Athenaeum for a repeat performance, now in the full-length version of the show, experience for yourself the actress and writer, Jessica Sherr, "whose Davis isn't quite like any you've seen, adding a bright comic energy" —Chicago Reader. Bette Davis Ain't for Sissies is a one-woman show about 1930s icon Bette Davis on the night of the 1939 Academy Awards.

Show Details

  • Running Time:1hr 30min (0 intermissions)
  • Dates:Opening Night:
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  • Ticket Office:7739356875