Looped the musical is based on a true event occurred while a cherished and mature Hollywood actress, Tallulah Bankhead failed to record a loop for her second last movie “Die Die! My Darling.” The Hollywood babe, who showed the world the ways of a bad Hollywood girl, took 8 hours to record a single line. The beautiful Bankhead belonged to politically known family. She won some beauty contest at the age of 15 and made her family agree to let her to New York. This is where her beauty, wit, openness and bold attitude attracted many men and women towards her. She is considered to be an ultimate party queen and an excessive drug abuser. Her quotes still sound fresh and up to date. Looped Tickets will give you the exact insight to why Tallulah is notoriously famous for being herself.
In Looped, Valerie Harper has done the role for Tallulah. The audience and critics are absolutely delighted at her performance.
She has played the role so effectively that those who have spent time with Tallulah, relived the moment when she was alive and active on stage. Critics and audiences love the causal yet accurate depiction of Tallulah presented by Harper. The four times Emmy Award winning theater diva, Valerie Harper has not been acclaimed well enough for any role before Looped. This play provided her the appropriate platform to express her acting talents. Harper was introduced to the Broadway as a dancer and performed in several Broadway shows. She did several minor roles in films and TV because she was not being recognized as a versed actress. But then she made it big with this musical and won the Tony Award for Best Performance by a Leading Actress 2010 for her role in Looped.
The casual and sometime outrageous wits of Tallulah had been admired by her friends and colleagues. Now you all have the chance to check why today’s bad girls are compared with Bankhead. She is known for openly using marijuana and cocaine. She has been infamous for sleeping with both men and women and publically talking about it. Her sharp and round eyebrows, high cheek bones, perfectly shaped nose, full lips, dreamy eyes and husky voice are still admired. Those who didn’t know her well enough had considered her as a dumb beauty, but what they did not know was that she was actually living a long way ahead of her time. She started her career with theater acting and did a couple of silent movies before moving to London. Theatre, films and her wild guts made her a hot celebrity in no time.
Although Tallulah and her life style depict her as a fulltime Hollywood actress but the truth is that she was more of a stage artist who acted better before the live audiences. Her famous plays include The Skin of Our Teeth, The Little Foxes, They Know What They Wanted, Antony and Cleopatra, Blackmail, The Lady of the Camellias, Clash By Night, The Second Mrs. Tanqueray, The Garden of Eden, The Eagle Has Two Heads and The Milk Train Doesn’t Stop Here Anymore. Tallulah’s famous films include: Who Loved Him Best, Thirty A Week, His House in Order, Hollywood on Parade No. A-6, Tarnished lady, Devil and the Deep, My Sin, Faithless, A Royal Scandal, Die! Die! My Darling, and the Daydreamer. Her television series include the famous Batman, General Electric Theater, The Red Skeleton Show, and Schlitz Playhouse of Stars.
Looped is believed to add new turn to the world of theater comedy. The extent to which the audiences have loved Valerie Harper’s performance, it is believed that more awards and acclaims are on their way for her. The real life story of an actress could hardly be as hilarious as that of Tallulah’s. The world of Broadway and Hollywood of 50s appeared dull to many of those who do not know Tallulah Bankhead. She is the person who showed the world the true dark sides of showbiz world and yet she is optimist enough to live it the way most people still dream about today. You should Grab your Looped Tickets and enjoy watching Harper remind the world once again of the bold, sexy and witty celebrity Tallulah Bankhead with her extreme acting talents.