The Love Song of Tonya Harding

It's been twenty years since the Nancy Kerrigan attack, and Tonya Harding needs cash. At a bar to emcee a 2014 Olympic viewing party Tonya traces her journey from trailer park to international punch line. Told with a darkly comic voice, this solo show explores one of sport's most notorious figures and her quest for redemption. Written & Performed by Clara Elser from Queens, NY

Clara Elser (Writer/Performer) Clara Elser is a New York based theatre artist whose work has been seen at Dixon Place and The Bushwick Starr among others. In 2014 she received a M.F.A in Theatre from Sarah Lawrence College, focusing primarily on new and devised work. Her graduate thesis was a solo show entitled Whacked! An Intimate Evening With Lizzie Borden, which she wrote and performed. The piece has been seen in New York and in Philadelphia as part of the SoLow Festival. Her solo show, The Love Song of Tonya Harding, received its world premiere at the 2015 Calgary Fringe Festival. She holds a B.A. in Drama from Kenyon College.

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