JUST SHUT UP & SMILE!

Genre: Comedy, Solo Performance
Written by and Starring SIMONA BERMAN* Directed by DIANA BASMAJIAN

Just Shut Up & Smile! reveals the secret world that fester inside a woman’s mind…amongst other areas. Utilizing both multi-media and song, explore the modern feminine psyche (no, not psycho) of several women and a few innocent bystanders caught in the crossfires; you know them, you are them, you’ve heard of them or you gosh darn, didn’t know they existed! Fighting their way through the swell of Societies schizophrenic sense of self and ultimately with themselves. (Insert evil laugh here.)

Open:   03/16/09
Close:   04/04/09

Schedule:
Monday, March 16 @ 8pm
Friday, March 20 @ 8pm
Saturday, March 21 @ 5pm
Friday, March 27 @ 8pm
Saturday, March 28 @ 5pm
Monday, March 30 @ 8pm
Friday, April 3 @ 8:30
Theater:   Looking Glass Theatre
Address:   422 W 57th St
New York, NY 10019
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Cost:$18
Buy Tickets Online or Call: TheaterMania at 212-352-3101
Presented by: I Ate What? Theatre Company         Official Web Site: iatewhattheatre.com

Simona Berman- Graduate of NYU TISCH School of the Arts for Drama. Studied at The Lee Strasberg Institute, The Stella Adler Conservatory & The American Academy of Dramatic Arts. Off Broadway-The Donkey Show (4 roles), dir. Diane Paulis; Hair as Jeannie dir.:Tony Rust & James Rado (original writer). Premiered plays at The Ontological Hysteric Theatre, The York Theatre, American Theatre of Actors, The Kraine Theatre, The Greenwich Theatre, amongst others. Indy films: Full Service, Backstabbers, The Assembly and Chickenpox. Artistic Director/Founder of I Ate What? Theatre Company: Crashing(Cassidy), wrote/produced/acted at Chashama Theatre premiering in Spotlight On Theatre Festival, nominated for 6 awards. Produced/wrote/acted Fish Bowl (Monty) NY Magazine's Critic's Pick Jan. '06* at the Michael Weller Theatre. Outroverted, (co-produce) five one person shows, including Just Shut up & Smile, sold out in the Midtown International Theatre Festival of ’07. Just Shut Up & Smile! has been reproduced again at The Michael Weller Theatre. Signed with Don Buchwald & Associates for Voiceover/Commercials she is one of the contracted voices of The Food Network Channel amongst many other voice overs on20radio and TV. She was also the Announcer for many years for Radio Playbill on Sirius Satellite Radio.