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Gather by the River - RALLY TONIGHT - PRIDE RIVER CROSSING
Anchored in the heartland, PRIDE RIVER CROSSING, a play for six actors, channels Spoon River Anthology's otherwordly voices to comment on contemporary LGBT life in America.
PRIDE RIVER CROSSING = gay weddings, funerals, courtrooms, rallies, video artists, real estate agents, priests & preachers, two dad families, PFLAG moms, riot police, marriage counselors & prison inmates forging a tipping point in PRIDE RIVER's history. Testifying from current events and from the grave, PRIDE RIVER's voices will be heard.
PRIDE RIVER CROSSING is currently calling out to find the proper support for our many voices. Will your voice be heard adopting a seat at the Festival, or helping rent rehearsal space, or providing a travel or designer stipend, or putting costumes on the actor's backs? You decide how you want your voice to be heard.
PRIDE RIVER CROSSING will raise its voices:
Tues July 17, 2012 at 8:00PM
Wed July 18, 2012 at 6:00PM
Sun July 22, 2012 at 6:00PM
Tues July 24, 2012 at 6:00PM as part of the......
ALL OUT ART's FRESH FRUIT FESTIVAL at.....
The Wild Project 195 East 3rd St, NYC
July 16 - 29, 2012
DOC HILL "There was a wind on the hill that night. It blew with the indefinable current of change. They spoke of change and the words pierced the charged air of possibility. We hadn’t heard the words before out loud, only whispered, or suspected in coded messages. We had come together to hear them, to feel as one, to be as one no matter how great the danger. Finally out in the open, we had gathered together in the promise of possibility. Would we stay there? In the infinite depth of possibility? There was a wind that night. It was charged with the current of change"
PRIDE RIVER CROSSING
A Spoon River for a New Century - a play for Six Actors
By Patrick Thomas McCarthy© 2011,
PRIDE RIVER CROSSING channels SPOON RIVER ANTHOLOGY's otherworldly voices to comment on contemporary LGBT life in America, & features 45 characters, 40 interconnecting monologues, & 13 connecting scenes. [3M, 3W] 64 pages [Running time: 95 minutes]
ONE - male adult plays: Doc Hill, Leviticus Johnson, Dad Kenny Kelly-Kennedy, Old Man 1, Mickey, Ray Dare, Groom Bob, Harold Potter, Attorney Dewey Cheatam
TWO – female adult plays: Rachel, Dr. Singer, Secret Rapture, Mrs. McMahon, Dance Teacher, Bride Carol, Hope, Ms. Sherman, the Judge
THREE – male adult plays: Mr. Drama, Dom Dippold, Dad Kevin Kelly-Kennedy, Old Man 2, Policeman Ron, Groom Ted, The Mortician, Frankie
FOUR – female adult plays: Mitzi Reid, Secret Rapture, Marion, Anna [pronounced Ahna] Dare, Delores, Bride Alice, PFLAG mom, Mimi Stanley, Delores
FIVE – male young adult plays: Trevor, Kyle Kelly-Kennedy, Perry, Spike, Style, Father Bobby, The Dreamer, Cam, Jimmy, John Winston Stanley/Johnnie
SIX – female young adult plays: Keira Kelly-Kennedy, Hadley, Angela Ann McMahon, Pas de Chat, Pastor Rhonda Younger, Cammy, Court Reporter
The Hill and Pride River, 4 bentwood chairs, 1 high stool, 1 low stool
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