Cross the threshold to Cleveland's up-close, personal and intimate theatre.
Featuring: Adam Harry, David Lenahan, Jack Matuszewski, Amanda Rowe-Van Allen, Joan Jankowski, Valerie Young & Natalya Duncan.
Show run time is about 2 hours, with one intermission.
by Topher Payne
directed by Scott Zolkowski
July 8 - 30
Bennett is really trying to keep it together right now. He broke up with his boyfriend and moved in with his best friend, Cooper. It’s election season, and he’s the speechwriter for Georgia’s only gay state senator, who’s engaged in a bloody campaign against a conservative darling. Then Bennett’s ex is attacked in the parking lot of a gay bar. Bennett and Cooper are informed that the assault can’t be classified as a hate crime – because in Georgia, hate crimes against homosexuals don’t legally exist. Their frustration and fear eventually turn to rage as they realize “acceptance” simply isn’t enough. They’re still living in a society that relegates them to second-class status. They’re not respected. They’re not feared. It’s time for that to change.
All patrons will be required to wear a mask throughout the performance. For more information, please visit our health and safety page.
What if theatre weren't a mirror reflecting the familiar, but an opening into unknown territory? What if there were no fourth wall?
What if, instead of going to the theatre to watch a play, you crossed the threshold into the world of the play to experience it?
Theatre that expands the imagination and extends the conventional boundaries of language, structure, space, and performance that challenges the conventional notions of what theatre is.
What sort of theatre would this be?