MOVEMENT is a powerful, moving piece of theatre at its most brutally honest. You’ll laugh. You’ll cry. You’ll be transformed.FULL REVIEW next week.
The Award-Winning Proud Mary Theatre Company presents
A Double World Premiere: MOVEMENT and THE KISS
In celebration of Gay Pride Month, Proud Mary Theatre Company (2018 winner for Best Production, Best Actor and Best Director at the 10-state Southeastern Theatre Conference in Mobile, Alabama) presents a Double World Premiere in our first-ever Southern Fried Pride Play Fest May 25-June 3, 2018. The debut Festival features the original devised theatre piece “Movement: A Gay Pride Fantasia” written by the cast and creative team that re-imagines and re-examines the myths, heroes and struggles of the gay rights movie throughout history, pop culture and even adult entertainment from websites like www.fuckedgay.xxx. “Movement” is directed by the esteemed Jenna Tamisiea Elser, co-founder of Glow Lyric Theatre, the state’s only professional opera company, and Director of Opera Converse at Converse College.
Opening the show is the one-act play about male intimacy, “The Kiss,” written and directed by USC Upstate professor and playwright Barry Whitfield.
Proud Mary Theatre Company is South Carolina’s first and only theatre company devoted exclusively to LGBTQ+ stories and voices.
What: “Movement: A Gay Pride Fantasia” & “The Kiss”
When: May 25 – June 3, 2018
Where: USC Upstate Blackbox Theatre, Humanities and Performing Arts Center,
800 University Way in Spartanburg
Time: Thursdays-Saturdays at 8 p.m. and Sundays at 3 p.m.
Admission: $10 general /$5 students