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The 1920s was the time of flappers, flamboyance and the face of Alla Nazimova.

Written and performed by Romy Nordlinger, PLACES! is a critically acclaimed multimedia solo performance telling the story of Alla Nazimova, the forgotten trailblazing iconoclast. A Jewish immigrant who escaped Tsarist Russia, she became a Broadway legend, the highest-paid silent movie star in Tinseltown, and the first female director/producer/writer in Hollywood. Unapologetic about her bisexuality, she coined the infamous “sewing circle" (a code term for meetings of closeted lesbians), at her infamous Garden of Alla that hosted the greatest never-ending star-studded party of the 1920s. Defying the moral and artistic codes of her time, Nazimova was eventually censored and forced into obscurity.

Romy Nordlinger's solo performance reimagines one of the most daring artists of the 20th century who tells it like it was and still is. A constant video is projected behind and onto the performer throughout the play, making the film a part of her. The projection of evocative images portrays moments of Nazimova's life in Russia, New York and Hollywood, including her infamous Garden of Allah. Places! is directed by Cailin Heffernan, video design by Adam Burns, and musical score by Nick T. Moore accompanying the play.

"An outstanding production...It is an important piece of theatre that will touch the minds and hearts of viewers...Inspirational, a beautifully honest portrayal of a talented woman who was a true trailblazer for the LGBT community.” – Marina Kennedy, Broadway World

"This enlightening production’s currency is chilling. It is a superb, striking must-see. Nordlinger portrays Nazimova with stylized grace and aplomb. It is in aligning the past with the present that this production 'Places' is its most trenchant, vital and significant for our time. 'Places' is a clarion call for us never to give up, despite injustices which threaten to destroy men and women alike."- Carole Di Tosti, Theater Pizzazz

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Romy is an NYC based actress, audiobook narrator and voice artist She has been busy performing her original solo show PLACES! about silent screen star Alla Nazimova to sold-out audiences and critical acclaim at the Kennedy Center, HERE, Players Club, Dixon Place, and the Edinburgh Fringe. Watch for upcoming shows of PLACES!.

Romy recently wrapped a two-day co-star shoot on Bull with CBS and independent feature Downrange. Romy's busy narrating her 220th audiobook with many more on the queue!

Some Off-Broadway credits include Ginger in Lancelot by Steven Fechter (The Woodsman), and she’s in pre-production for the Lancelot feature film, Shakespeare's Slave at the Clurman and Caligula at The Kirk Theatre Row. Regionally she's performed at Actors Theatre Of Louisville, Wilma, & Shubert amongst many others.

Recently Romy voiced the role of Edna Hoffman in Florence Foster Jenkins directed by Stephen Frears, and many diverse roles, from grandma to geisha in China's highest-grossing international blockbuster Monster Hunt, by the creators of Shrek.

Film, TV and web include: Guest starring role on the CBS television series FBI, The Ruthless Spectator with Rob Bartlett, Law & Order CI (Officer Talbor), All My Children, One Life To Live, WOMG, plus numerous indie films including the searing drama A Separation.

Romy is a member of the League Of Professional Theatre Women, New York Women In Film & Television, NY Madness, Playwrights Gallery, Dramatists Guild.