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Hollywood’s helicopter moms vie for Power in ‘Talk’


URL: http://www.jewishjournal.com/arts/article/hollywoods_helicopter_moms_pie_for_power_in_talk_20110315

“Girls Talk” is Roger Kumble’s latest play about narcissistic Hollywood power brokers, but the sardonic black comedy is not set within the studio system. Rather, it revolves around status-climbing mommies embroiled in their own power plays: nanny poaching, and — in the most cutthroat game of all — securing coveted spots for their tots in the elite day schools. They are specifically Jewish moms whose children attend the fictional Temple Jerusalem preschool in Los Angeles.

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