TOSOS presents "We Met in Dublin"
Remember that time I was supposed to go to the Dublin Gay Theatre Festival with my new play? But I couldn't go because THE NIGHT BEFORE I was to leave, my appendix done blowed up? I sure remember it! But now you (and I) will have a chance to see "The Further Adventures of…" as part of an evening of two new plays presented by TOSOS, NYC's oldest professional LGBT theater.
And, because you are so special to me, dear DCW fans, I've arranged for a discount that will take a third off the price. If you're in NYC and so inclined, use the code DCW12 when you purchase your tickets online for a $6 discount.
Here are the deets:
They met in Dublin, now they're meeting again in New York.
TOSOS (The Other Side of Silence), in association with Theater 167, presents two new plays, The Further Adventures of…" by Kathleen Warnock and "Adam & Eva," by Jack McMahon and Yasmin Zadeh, at The West End Theater at the Church of St. Paul & St. Andrew, 263 W. 86th St., for 6 performances from Nov. 16-25.
"When we took 'The Further Adventures of…' to the International Dublin Gay Theatre Festival in May, we shared the Players Theatre at Trinity College with 'Adam & Eva'," said TOSOS Artistic Director Mark Finley. "We loved Jack and Yasmin, and their show. So when we had a chance to work with them in NYC, we did everything we could to make it happen."
The award-winning Theater 167, a resident company at the church stepped in to provide the space on the dark nights of their current production, and the Dublin duo had a New York City home.
Directed by Eric Chase, "The Further Adventures of…" starring Tim Burke, Mark Finley and Jamie Heinlein, tells the story of a little girl who grows up to be a writer (and a lesbian). Follow Maggie Day as she uncovers the story of Commander Zoron and Prince Kal in the '50s sci-fi serial, Atlantis, 1 Million Years B.C., and learns about the actors who portrayed them, Drake Darling and Frank Gallagher, and follows their paths from a classic sci-fi show to the age of the internet, revealing hidden secrets, lost loves, and the things people couldn't say then (and maybe even now?)
Temporary Theatre's "Adam & Eva" is written and performed by McMahon and Zadeh, and tells the story of Adam, who wants to be a nun and Eva, who wants to be a boy. Together, the two of them navigate the coming out process, from their first visit to a gay bar to the horrific consequences of homophobia and gay-bashing.
Performances are Mon-Wed at 7pm, from Nov. 16-18, and Nov. 23-25. Tickets are available at http://wewmetindublin.brownpapertickets.com/ and cash only at the door.
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