Monday, April 27, 2009

High School Reunion

Andrea Wachner wasn't excited about going to her 10-year high school reunion in Palos Verdes, California. She never liked the fact that the upper-class community was so snobby, and those years were hell for her. She also knew that the night would be about everyone trying to show off how well they'd turned out and how their life was better than everyone else's.

But then she hit on a clever idea.

Andrea hired a stripper named Cricket to play her at the party, while she watched and listened from a room above the hotel ballroom where the reunion took place, feeding info to Cricket about her classmates and telling he what to say. The stripper told anyone who asked that she was Andrea, but looked different because of reconstructive surgery after a car crash she'd been in after high school. At the end of the evening, Andrea even had Cricket do what she does best -- strip.

As for the video crew, Cricket told everyone it was for a documentary she was doing about artists called "Work to Live, Live to Work." In reality, it was for a movie that Andrea is trying to sell in Hollywood about the experience, called "I Remember Andrea."

Here's some of what happened that night...