Michael Arden, Aya Cash and Paul Iacono Set Things Straight in Sept. 26 Reading

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Two invitation-only readings of the new play Straight will be presented in Manhattan Sept. 26.

Michael Arden
Michael Arden

Andy Sandberg directs the work co-authored by Scott Elmegreen and Drew Fornarola.

The cast features Michael Arden (Big River; The Times They Are A-Changin’; “Kings”) as Ben, Aya Cash (The Other Place; From Up Here) as Emily and Paul Iacono (“The Hard Times of RJ Berger”; Fame) as Chris.

In Straight, press notes state, "young investment banker Ben meets college sophomore Chris, but Ben is already in a relationship with graduate student Emily. Such is life for three young Bostonians living in a society that claims to be free of stereotypes. Through humor and a complicated love triangle, Straight deals with themes of sexuality and identity, examining these ideas in a unique and interesting new light. Funny, sad, sexy, and surprising, this simple three-character drama meditates on fidelity, identity, and the moral complex of a Facebook generation that prides itself on the pretense of tolerance."

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