Posts Tagged ‘Mauckingbird Theatre Company’

Significant Other

Posted September 5th, 2019

September 5–8 + 11–15, 2019

The Philadelphia premiere of Significant Other by Joshua Harmon. Four college friends search for relationship and commitment. As Jordan watches his best girlfriends get engaged and married, he is faced with his own circumstance as a single gay man. Will he ever find the one to marry?

$15 – $25 / 120 minutes

Founder and Artistic Director Peter Reynolds Producing Director Brandon McShaffrey Managing Director Lindsay Mauck

Mauckingbird Theatre Company produces innovative, affordable, gay-themed theater. Past productions include critically acclaimed all-male versions of The Misanthrope and Shakespeare’s R & J ; queer adaptations of Moliere’s Tartuffe and The Sisterhood, and Noel Coward’s Fallen Angels; Caroline Kava’s lesbian adaptation of Hedda Gabler and Jane Chambers’ seminal lesbian play Last Summer at Bluefish Cove; the dark crime drama Never the Sinner: The Leopold and Loeb Story; TRU and The Threshing Floor, a repertory of two one-man shows about influential gay writers Truman Capote and James Baldwin; original modern interpretations of A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Much Ado About Nothing, The Importance of Being Earnest, and The Pirates of Penzance; the regional premiere of Jeff Bowen and Hunter Bell’s musical [title of show] and Hot ‘n’ Cole: A Cole Porter Celebration; the Philadelphia premiere of Jon Marans’ The Temperamentals; Jonathan Harvey’s Beautiful Thing, and staged readings of Maxwell Anderson’s Bad Seed, The Children’s Hour, The Boys in the Band and The Normal Heart.

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2019 Fringe Festival Spotlight: LGBTQ+

Posted August 28th, 2019

Created and performed by queer artists, these shows explore issues of sexuality and gender identity through music, theater, comedy, and more. Come and enjoy every color of Fringe’s rainbow.

And Tell Sad Stories of the Death of Queens
EgoPo Classic Theater
Candy Delaney is a “New Orleans queen” approaching his dreaded 35th birthday. While Candy is looking for romance, his newest pickup is looking for his next drink. Audiences are welcomed into Candy’s apartment, champagne in hand, for this stunning portrait of unrequited love. Coproduced with Provincetown Williams Fest.
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Beards: A New Musical
Elana Mirella Mariani and Liberty Laferriere
Eva is a young woman in 1959 Manhattan who creates a business that pairs women with gay men to act as heterosexual couples. Beards examines themes of feminism, LGBTQ+ rights, family values, and emotional prostitution through a modern lens.
More info and tickets here

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