Mickey Mantle's Nephew Has 2 Gay-Themed Plays in Chicago


25 May 1998

CHICAGO -- On June 8 Theatre Q continues its Monday-night, gay- themed playreading series -- with a twist.
CHICAGO -- On June 8 Theatre Q continues its Monday-night, gay- themed playreading series -- with a twist.

To be performed at the Gerber/Hart Libraries (the archives of Chicago's gay community), Pilgrimage and Holdenville are the works of Kelly Mantle, nephew of baseball great Mickey Mantle. The one-acts depict, respectively, two lesbians undergoing the trials of a new relationship and the ties that bind six women to a small town.

Christie N.G. White directs. For information call 773-271- 9287.

-- By Lawrence Bommer
Chicago Correspondent