New York's Emerging Artists Theatre Company will present the premiere of A Winter Beauty by Bill McMahon at NY's Mint Theatre, March 19-April 10.
Beauty tells the story of Tim, a gay man who learns his ex-lover Wally is HIV positive, and, despite a rocky history, Tim mulls over his strong feelings and considers reconciliation.
McMahon is the recipient of the 1997 Paul Green Playwrights Prize for Beauty . Other plays include: Chocolate Morning, Flyboys, and Burning Snow. Nona Lloyd will helm the NY premiere, with a cast including Russ Anderson, Bob Bucci, Tom Dusenbury, Blanche Cholet, Jay Evans, and Luis Villabon.
Founded in 1993, Emerging Artists provides a NY home for emerging playwrights who write character driven plays that explore the human condition. Productions include: Wild Echinacea, Leopold and Loeb, The Price of Madness, Sister's Dance.
For tickets ($15) or more information, call (212) 627-5792. -- By Sean McGrath