“The Garbo the Musical” is an original one-woman musical on the enigmatic Swedish film star, Greta Garbo (1905-1990). Considered by many the greatest film actress of all time her image was that of androgynous glamour. A worldwide phenomenon she shunned the limelight. Dissatisfied with the scripts offered her in Hollywood and her natural beauty starting to fade she retired from the screen at the age of 36 and eventually became a recluse in Manhattan. Pursued by many during her lifetime two of her obsessed long-term lovers are also major characters in this one-woman musical: the Spanish American poet, playwright, screenwriter and adamant lesbian of her day, Mercedes de Acosta; and the acid-tongued, witty, gay British theatrical designer and photographer to the stars, Cecil Beaton. Set in the mid 1970s, this unholy menage weave Miss G’s spicy and revealing story and answers all the burning questions the world has been dying to know about “The Garbo.” Thirteen scintillating songs and humorous monologues make this one-woman musical insightful, fun, and compelling. A MUST SEE for any Garbo fan! 90 minutes plus intermission.

The Garbo for Colleges