The Last Temptation of Paula Deen

With Fell Swoop Playwrights:


At The Hollywood Fringe Festival, June 6-29, 2014.

"[T]his unique brand of co-authorship seems to encourage a layered vision that resonates with truth and crackles with biting satire. The resulting “bio-play” is specifically theatrical, relying more on implication and metaphor than facts and chronology. " 

Sarah Tuft, Front Row Center

Photos by Luke Gattuso.

Hey y’all, it’s Fell Swoop here! Ten cooks from our kitchen have collaborated on The Last Temptation of Paula Deen, a satiric romp through the life of America’s favorite restaurateur, entrepreneur, and all around good ol' southern gal. Come set a spell and learn a few tips on keeping your family close and your fan base closer.

Written by Kayla Cagan, Jeremy Frazier, Samm Hill, J. Holtham, Lisa Kenner, Michelle Meyers, Emily Brauer Rogers, Kimberly Shelby-Szyszko, Jennie Webb, and Kyle T. Wilson.

Featuring Edward Alvarado, Korama Danquah, Tiffanee Hall, Sasha Harris, Tamika Katon-Donegal, and Wayne Scott. 

Directed by Katie Chidester.

The Lounge Theatre, 6201 Santa Monica Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA