Photo Call: The Twentieth-Century Way In Rehearsal

News   Photo Call: The Twentieth-Century Way In Rehearsal
 
The Twentieth-Century Way, a drama exploring homosexuality in 1914 Los Angeles, begins performances at the Rattlestick Playwrights Theatre on May 28 prior to an official opening June 3. It will continue through July 19.

Michael Michetti will direct the two-hander, which will star Will Bradley ("The Normal Heart," "Pretty Little Liars") and Robert Mammana ("The Office," "The Good Wife").

"Based on a little-known incident in LA history, this theatrical thrill ride explores the collision of reality and fantasy as two actors juggle various roles to entrap homosexuals for 'social vagrancy' in the public restrooms of 1914 Long Beach," press notes state. "But are they actually entrapping each other? Who they are and what they need is a mystery that deepens with every twist and turn."

The Twentieth-Century Way earned Jacobson a PEN Center USA Award for Drama, and was awarded Overall Excellence in Production of a Play at the 2010 NY International Fringe Festival.

Rattlestick Playwrights Theatre is located at 224 Waverly Place. Visit Rattlestick.org for more information.

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