Reading of Terrence McNally's Some Men, with Maxwell Caulfield, Robert Gant, Presented Oct. 11

News   Reading of Terrence McNally's Some Men, with Maxwell Caulfield, Robert Gant, Presented Oct. 11 A one-night-only benefit staged reading of Terrence McNally's play Some Men, which chronicles the history of the gay movement over the past 80 years, will be presented Oct. 11 at the  NoHo Arts Center in North Hollywood.

Maxwell Caulfield
Maxwell Caulfield

The 8 PM reading features the talents of Maxwell Caulfield, Chad Allen, Josh Cox, Robert Gant, Kevin Spirtas, James Brandon, Steve Callahan, Rich Carillo, Cody Henderson, Jason Heymann, Ed Martin, David Pevsner, Scott Presley, Michael A. Sheppard, Clay Storseth and Juliet Mills. Nic Arnzen directs.

Set in New York City, the play, press notes state, "spans from the 1920 Hamptons’ shores to the suppressed 50's, piano bars of the 60's, bath houses of the 70's, hospitals of the 80's during the AIDS crisis, chat rooms of the 90's and a legal gay wedding in the present.  With over 50 characters McNally captures the historical significance and honors the ones who have brought us to our current fight for equal rights. Some Men goes beyond the gay experience and gives a universal look at how we find, and lose, ourselves in an ever-evolving world."

Proceeds benefit the "I AM Love" Campaign, whose mission "is to dis-empower religious bullying and homophobia, in all ages and walks of Life, by first learning to Love the Self. Through screenings of [Terrence McNally's 'Corpus Christi'] over the next year, combined with a performance of the play in select cities, our company will also conduct educational and arts-based workshops alongside gay/religious leaders in less tolerant communities around the country."

NoHo Arts Center is located at 11136 Magnolia Blvd. in North Hollywood, CA. For tickets, priced $20, visit www.corpuschristi-themovie.com.

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