For the seventh installment of the L.A. Gay & Lesbian Center's ongoing series, Conversations With Coco, Miss Coco Peru's series of live, unscripted interviews with celebrated performing artists, the L.A. drag legend welcomes the legendary actress Jane Fonda to the Center's Renberg Theatre. Like her previous get-togethers with Lily Tomlin, Lainie Kazan, Charles Busch, Lesley Ann Warren, Karen Black and the late Bea Arthur, Miss Coco has prepared a multi-media presentation featuring highlights of Ms. Fonda's storied career, as well as ample opportunity for the kind of casual yet in-depth conversation audiences have come to relish at Coco's table.
Blending fascinating discussion, revealing stories and a multi-media survey of her guests' careers, Conversations With Coco have proven to be among the Lily Tomlin/Jane Wagner Cultural Arts Center's most popular offerings. "In case you don't know," says Miss Coco, "Conversations With Coco is sort of like Inside The Actors Studio, only it's much more fun, and I'm prettier than James Lipton-sort of."
Conversations With Coco, with special guest Jane Fonda, is set for Saturday, April 20, at 8 p.m. at the L.A. Gay & Lesbian Center's Renberg Theatre (200-seat capacity), located at The Village at Ed Gould Plaza, 1125 N. McCadden Place, Hollywood (one block east of Highland, just north of Santa Monica Blvd. FREE PARKING). Cost: $500 VIP: Includes assigned seating and a post-event reception with Ms. Fonda and Miss Peru; $250: Early entry preferred seating; $75: General Admission. Net proceeds benefit the free & low-cost services provided by the Center. Tickets available at: lagaycenter.org/theatre or by calling 323-860-7300.
The L.A. Gay & Lesbian Center provides a broad array of services for the gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender community, welcoming nearly a quarter-million client visits from ethnically diverse youth and adults each year. Through its Jeffrey Goodman Special Care Clinic and on-site pharmacy, the Center offers free and low-cost health, mental health, HIV/AIDS medical care and HIV/STD testing and prevention. The Center also offers legal, social, cultural and educational services, with unique programs for seniors, families and youth, including a 24-bed transitional living program for homeless youth. Information about the Gay & Lesbian Center is available on the Web at www.lagaycenter.org.