Gless Half Full

"I have to orgasm onstage, and it's the bravest thing I've ever done in my life." So asserts Sharon Gless, who is talking about her role in "A Round-Heeled Woman," a true story that she optioned nine years ago. Slated to run through Feb. 7 at San Francisco's Theater Artaud, the play by Jane Prowse is based on the best-selling memoir by Jane Juska, a former teacher who put a personal ad in The New York Review of Books saying that before she turned 67, she wanted to have a lot of sex with a man she actually liked. "This is a woman who had not been touched in 30 years," says Gless, who has never shied away from risky roles, if she felt they were worthwhile. American producers wouldn't come near it, she says, but Gless persisted, undaunted, until she found British producers who wanted to underwrite the piece. "Britain seems to
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