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One Woman Gone Wrong

Leslie Caveny is a long-time member of Theatre West where she began her writing career. After two big hits written for Theatre West, she became a successful writer for television and film where she wrote for Everybody Loves Raymond, NewsRadio, Mad About You, and the film Penelope.

Beside her successes as a writer, Leslie is also an actress as you will well-note when you see her latest play, a comedy entitled One Woman Gone Wrong, in which she stars in its West Coast premiere at Theatre West.

Although in its beginning, it appears to be a one-woman show when Leslie takes center stage in which she begins to talk, “I remember a house with green shutters”, and suddenly falters as her memory fails her. At first, it doesn’t appear to be part of the act until it gets more and more hilarious throughout 70-minutes of a play going wrong and a woman‘s life going wrong at the same time. You will find that she will not give up on either while each time she tries to start the play she is sidetracked by her memories.

Maria Burt judiciously directs the production that also features Frank Gangarossa, Anne Leyden, Sheila Shaw, and Seemah Wilder who are wonderful additions to this unusual, but very funny show. Piano accompanist and musical arrangements are by Tom Adams.

“Forget all your worries forget all your woes” and sit back and enjoy 70 minutes of fun and laughter at Theatre West, 3333 Cahuenga Blvd West, in Los Angeles where One Woman Gone Wrong is playing every Sunday evening at 7 PM, through November 27. Reservations may be made by phoning (323) 851-7977. Online ticketing is available at