Friday, January 8, 2010

Size Ate: One Woman's Search for the Perfect Fit

This landed in my in-box this week and might be of interest to some of you.  I have not seen this play, but hope it comes to Philly so I can check it out. - Kelly

You are cordially invited to attend a performance of

Size Ate: One Woman's Search for the Perfect Fit

the Poignant yet "Pee-in-Your-Pants Funny" Award-Winning Show
About Eating Disorders and Body Image

Tickets can be purchased at or by calling 212.352.3101.

Tickets are $20, $15 with a student I.D.

Performance Dates:  New York City
Thursday, January 14, 7pm
Friday, January 15, 2pm
Friday, January 15, 8pm
Saturday, January 16, 3pm
Saturday, January 16, 8pm

@ the wild project
195 East 3rd Street between Avenues A and B

Margaux Laskey's autobiographical, award-winning one-woman show SIZE ATE: one woman's search for the perfect fit returns to the NYC stage at the Wild Project for a limited engagement, January 14-16, 2010. A refreshing response to every January 2010 magazine cover that shouts "New Year, New You!", SIZE ATE chronicles Margaux Laskey's harrowing yet humorous struggles with body and food issues, and her journey towards self-acceptance at any size. Not just for women or "eating disordered" individuals, SIZE ATE explores the universal themes of obsession, addiction, redemption and recovery through humor, drama, song and imagery. Like the Dove billboard girls and plus-size model Crystal Renn's recently-released autobiography Hungry, Margaux Laskey's SIZE ATE offers a counter voice to the thin obsessed - people like the designer Ralph Lauren who fired Fillippa Hamilton, a 5'10" 120 pound model because she's "fat" and the supermodel Kate Moss who recently quipped, "Nothing tastes as good as being skinny feels."

SIZE ATE premiered in NYC in November 2005, and won the 2006 New York Innovative Theatre Award for Outstanding Solo Performance. Since then, Laskey, a recovering anorexic and compulsive dieter, has been performing the show at colleges and conferences - including Columbia University, Barnard College, Pace, and SUNY New Paltz - as an alternative and entertaining outreach tool.

Most shows will include a brief post-show discussion with special guests including Susan Weiss Berry, the owner/director of Evolved Eating and an expert in the fields of Eating Disorders, Emotional Eating and Mindfulness.

For more information and to view clips of the show @

Buy tickets to the January NYC show!

1 comment:

  1. I've always been a fan of fuller-figured models. There's a great site with many images of Crystal and other plus-size models here:

    They're all gorgeous.

    The site's forum also has thought-provoking discussions about body image and the media.