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Celebrate six of the greatest female comic performers

The award-winning documentary “Making Trouble: Three Generations of Funny Jewish Women” will screen at 5:30 p.m. Sunday, January 21 in Clubhouse 5. 

Sponsored by the Reform Temple of Laguna Woods, the event includes a light dinner catered by Jolanda. Cost is $18.

The film highlights the lives of Molly Picon, Fanny Brice, Sophie Tucker, Joan Rivers, Gilda Radner and Wendy Wasserstein, six of the greatest female comic performers of the last century. Celebrating three generations of women who successfully went from vaudeville and the Yiddish theater to Broadway and Ziegfeld’s Follies to “Saturday Night Live.”  The film has been shown at numerous festivals.

Before the screening, Rabbi Ben Kamin will discuss “It’s Always Something: Why Women’s Laughter is Good Medicine.”

Reservations in advance are required. Send your check payable to RTLW to Lita Pickman, 2399 Via Mariposa West #2F.

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