Get SF Weekly Newsletters
Pin It

For the Ladies 

Wednesday, Jul 30 2008
In the face of Sex and the City, the waxing epidemic, women's magazines, men's magazines, and myriad other assaults on a normal woman's sanity, playwright Milta Ortiz presents Scatter My Red Underwear: The Goddess Remix. Using a fast-paced and smart-mouthed mix of live and recorded elements, Ortiz, Scarlett Abuslin, and Aryah Shell are directed by Marc David Pinate in sketches like "Girl Talk on TV," in which the hostess says the show's a show "Because reading is so, ugh, yesterday." From under a blonde wig, her voice rises steadily to a hysterical squeak as she declares: "If you are not beautiful, you are nothing. Because after all, you must be the hottest woman in the room, the car, the bus, the BART, the office, the store, the classroom, the gym, the spa, the coffee shop, the restaurant, the club, the theater, the bar, the house, the apartment … " The show's concept draws from the spoken word movement, but is thoroughly multi and post-everything, except feminism. "Never leave the house unless you are a walking magazine cover!" screeches GToTV's hostess, and that's a feminist analysis if ever we heard one.
Aug. 8-9, 8 p.m., 2008

About The Author

Hiya Swanhuyser


Subscribe to this thread:

Add a comment


  • Phish at the Bill Graham Auditorium
    Phish is in the midst of a block of sold out shows at the Bill Graham Civic Auditorium (October 27-29). The Monday night concert featured a rare first set opener of “Walfredo” with the band members switching instruments for the song. The evening’s highlights included John Fishman and his iconic vacuum cleaner solo and favorites such as Chalk Dust Torture, Slave to the Traffic Light, Axilla, Rift, 2001 Space Odyssey, and Maze. The show also featured Phish’s debut of a, seemingly impromptu, version of “Take Me Out to the Ballgame” to with roaring approval of the, singing along, crowd. With Game 6 being tonight, partying Phish fans will join Giants fans in Civic Center Plaza where there will be a World Series viewing party on a large screen set up by the City. Photography by Jamie Soja.
  • The 4th Annual Masquerotica 2014 - NSFW
    The theme this year was Carnaval Mystique for the 4th Annual Masquerotica at The Factory. Attendees were entertained by strip dance, trapeze, and live music. Photographs by Calibree Photography.

Popular Stories

  1. Most Popular Stories
  2. Stories You Missed
  1. Most Popular