|ONE MORE Round of QUEER!||<– Date –> <– Thread –>|
|From: Gadfly Theatre (gadflytheatregmail.com)|
|Date: Mon, 13 Apr 2015 17:58:09 -0700 (PDT)|
PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Cassandra Snow Email: gadflytheatre [at] gmail.com Gadfly Theatre Productions Presents “QUEER!” April 13, 2015 (Minneapolis/St. Paul) -- Gadfly Theatre Productions’ hit performance arts piece, QUEER! confronts the marginalization queer people face not only from the world at large, but within the queer community--and it’s BACK for two performances only! QUEER! is comprised of monologues and short scenes taken from open calls for submissions and interviews conducted with people from all over the LGBTQQIA* spectrum, written by Cassandra Snow and Immanuel Elliott. The show’s history has seen a 2013 full production at the Lowry Lab, a BECAUSE conference premier, a set of pop-ups earlier this year, and is now performing at The Phoenix Theater for the Art’s Nest’s festival April Showers Bring Rainbows. QUEER! will be performed with six actors playing multiple parts at 2:30 P.M. on Sunday April 19th and 10:00 P.M. on Friday April 24th. QUEER! is bold, unapologetic and tells stories that haven’t been heard much (if at all) before about identity, marginalization, and community.. It features stories from people from all along the spectrum and perspectives that aren’t normally given a voice on Twin Cities stages. This rendition features actors BethAnne Nelson, Nikolas Martell, Dana Lee Thompson, Jay Simmons, Asher Edes, Immanuel Elliott, and Ian Donahue and is directed by Cassandra Snow. The performers play characters all over the queer spectrum telling their own stories as well as a larger story of isolation and community. Advance tickets are $20, and are available here <http://www.phoenixtheatermpls.org/project/april-showers/>. You will be able to utilize Gadfly’s sliding scale ($12-25) at the door. No matter what your own identity or intimacy with with queer and allied community, there will be a story that speaks to you. About Gadfly Theatre Productions: Gadfly Theatre Productions is currently in their third season of queer, feminist, and experimental art. The troupe provides an artistic haven for audiences and artists alike, a place to explore, create, and open safe dialogues about LGBTQ and feminist issues. The company also zeroes in on inequities that queer and new artists face, providing one-of-a-kind opportunities for self-expression and exploration. Gadfly breaks binaries and establishes community, seeking to prove that all persons on the spectrum deserve a voice, a stage, and a story they can relate to. Gadfly Theatre Productions, rooted in Minneapolis and led by Cassandra Snow and Immanuel Elliott, produces three–four shows per year, with audiences coming from all walks of life to see the company's work.
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