Having your writing chuckled at as clever when you were aiming for profound is the bane of many a writer’s creative existence — perhaps none more so than Dorothy Parker, the jaded, hard-drinking poet and short-story writer who palled around with Lillian Hellman, F. Scott Fitzgerald, and Robert Benchley, among others. In The Portable Dorothy Parker, a one-woman show written by Annie Lux, Parker must quickly pick a selection of her work for an editor — an activity that inspires her to reflect and ruminate on her legacy. The Portable Dorothy Parker opens at the Adobe Rose Theatre (1213-B Parkway Drive) at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 5, with additional shows through Oct. 15. Performances are 7:30 p.m. Thursdays through Saturdays and Sundays at 3 p.m. Tickets are $25 with discounts available. See www.adoberosetheatre.org.
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