Cowboy Cologne

A Navy wife and a Marine widow get hammered performing princess parties in 1989 suburban Virginia.

hella fresh theater hella proudly presents

Cowboy Cologne

Starring

Alexandria Lee

Ellen Humphreys

written & directed by john rosenberg

June 3,4,10,11,17,18,24,25

Reviewed by Noah J Nelson for No Proscenium

Cowboy cologne- a play in two acts

Norfolk, Virginia- 1989

Act One (pollywog)

Summer Dawn

fortunate fortuitous / foreign object damage walkdown

Act Two (shellback)

Early Autumn

neptune’s grotto in alexandria / the triumph of neptune and europa

 

Alexandria Lee as Lee Baker
Alexandria Lee as Lee Baker
Alexandria is a multi-disciplinary artist in acting, dance, and visual fine arts. As an actress she has worked professionally in theater, film and commercial for 11 years. She prefers to work with material in the realm of new and unusual and heartfelt emotions. In 2012 she was cast as the first ever female character, Showbot, in The Blue Man Group Show. This year, three films she worked on, either in front of or behind the camera (or both) premiered at Sundance, SXSW, and Tribeca Film Festivals. She has recently acted alongside stars such as Elijah Wood and Amanda Crew (Silicon Valley). Awards include nomination for Best Supporting Actress of the Year 2015 for her character in a new immersive show Motel for the Vegas Valley Theater Awards and Best Actress for her role in a short film at Spring Flicks Festival UNLV 2014. She has a bachelor’s degree in Fine Arts and her artwork can be explored at www.alexandrialee.com. Much gratitude to her most influential acting teacher Adam Hill, her creative friends who inspire her and fill her heart, and her family for always allowing her to dream big and go against the grain.
ellen humphreys as pamela garth
ellen humphreys as pamela garth

Ellen Humphreys is a Los Angeles resident and graduate of Boston University’s BFA Acting conservatory program. Recent west coast productions include In The Next Room or the vibrator play (SBCC Theatre Group) and Christmas with the Beatles (with Abbey Road Tribute).

John Rosenberg
john rosenberg hungover at the met

john rosenberg has written and directed Use Both Hands, Jericho Road Improvement Association, Cheap Guy HOF: Class of 2010, California Redemption Value, Queen of All Weapons, Automatic Fault Isolation, The Gambling Room, Hannah, Alp d’Huez, We Have Others. All praise is due to my mom who taught me everything good i do, my beautiful sweet loving life and wife yael, my darling sister jessica and my dad.

Special thanks to josh mcilvain of automatic arts for editing, spotting and re-aiming.