Centering on stage and film actress Vivien Leigh — the English actor who won Academy Awards for her roles as Southern heroines in "Gone With the Wind" and the film adapation of Tennesee Williams' "A Streetcar Named Desire" — "Vivien Leigh: The Last Press Conference will be performed at Geva Theatre Center's Nextstage starting Thursday, June 4. The show also depicts her marriage to renowned English actor Laurence Olivier, as well as her oft-misunderstood struggle with depression, bi-polar disorder, and tuberculosis. "The Last Press Conference" was written by Marcy Lafferty, and is directed by David Henderson, artistic director for the Rochester performance and art company, Method Machine.
Performances of "Vivien Leigh: The Last Press Conference" will be held at Geva Theatre Center (75 Woodbury Boulevard) Thursday, June 4, through Sunday, June 7. Shows will be held at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday and Friday; 3 p.m. and 8 p.m. on Saturday; and 2 p.m. on Sunday. Tickets are $20, and $15 for students and seniors. For more information, check gevatheatre.org.