Gina Gershon Didn't Like Scripts She Was Receiving, so She Wrote Her Own One-Woman Show

“We can’t do a whole interview about Showgirls,” Gina Gershon exhaled, not five minutes into our conversation at Odeon in Tribeca on May 21. I didn’t mean to exasperate her so soon—I couldn’t help it. The woman who played Cristal Connors in Paul Verhoeven’s cult classic of Vegas excess and g-strings—a movie I have…

Remember how weird it was when you first learned your childhood TV nerds were actually stupid? Like Tracey Gold, who seemed so smart on Growing Pains, and Jessie Spano a.k.a. Elizabeth Berkley, whose poignant account in yesterday's Page Six Magazine of how she got roped into Showgirls nearly brought us to excited,…

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