Open House Arts, the corporate fashioned in 2022 devoted to combating homophobia and antisemitism by movie shows and reside performances, will current two hyper-intimate, “micro-theater” dramatic productions to be staged in September and October 2023. The total-length performs might be carried out within the firm’s storefront house, seating solely 20 patrons, at 1411 W. Wilson Avenue, simply east of Clark Road In Uptown.
The primary providing might be MASSAGE THERAPY, a newly revised model of the two-character play by Joe Godfrey that premiered on the Key West Theater Pageant in 2003 and was runner-up within the Eric Bentley New Play Competitors. In MASSAGE THERAPY, a homosexual therapeutic massage therapist and his feminine consumer develop to type an unusually sturdy bond over one yr. MASSAGE THERAPY will play 9 performances, from September 16 by October 1. David Zak will direct Mary Anne Bowman and Raymond Nicholas within the roles of the consumer and the therapeutic massage therapist. The SOUTH FLORIDA SUN-SENTINEL known as the play the “Greatest new play within the Key West Pageant. Performs gingerly on the center.”
The second play within the fall sequence would be the first manufacturing of David Meyers’ ROSENBERG, a four-character drama in regards to the lawyer who prosecuted Julius and Ethel Rosenberg for treason in 1951. The conviction he gained despatched them to the electrical chair however led the lawyer and his spouse to query their new-found success and notoriety and reassess their values. ROSENBERG will play October 21 – November 5, 2023. Michael D. Graham will direct a forged to be introduced.
Tickets for each performs are $25 ($20 for seniors and college students) and are on sale now at https://cloud.broadwayworld.com/rec/ticketclick.cfm?fromlink=2256795®id=23&articlelink=httpspercent3Apercent2Fpercent2Fwww.goelevent.compercent2FOpenSpaceArtspercent2Fepercent2FSearch?utm_source=BWW2022&utm_medium=referral&utm_campaign=article&utm_content=bottombuybutton1. Open House Arts memberships, providing substantial reductions to stage productions, discounted or free entry to movie screenings, and free admission to staged readings of performs and screenplays, are additionally obtainable for $10.00 per thirty days. Extra info is accessible at https://openspacearts.com/.
Open House Arts was based in 2022 by David Zak and Elayne LeTraunik with the mission of manufacturing stage works in addition to the Delight Movie Pageant shows of LGBTQ movies on-line and sometimes in-person. The corporate’s inaugural manufacturing was THE KRAMER PROJECT, directed and tailored by David Zak from Larry Kramer’s watershed speech “The Tragedy of As we speak’s Gays.” Delight Movie Pageant screenings of LGBTQ brief, medium-length and have movies from all over the world, had been offered repeatedly from December 2022 till early July 2023; and can resume in November.