Written by Robert V. Royal
Directed by Steph Hickling Beckman, Assisted by. Dwight Chiles
Featuring: Stefanie Glyn Crane, Garrett Funk, Kirby Gibson, Patrick Hackney, Scott Keel, Danielle King, George Martinat, and Trinity Smith
When CB's dog dies from rabies, CB begins to question the existence of an afterlife. His best friend is too burnt out to provide any coherent speculation; his sister has gone goth; his ex-girlfriend has recently been institutionalized; and his other friends are too inebriated to give him any sort of solace.
November 7-23, 2013
The Production benefits Youth OutRight
Written by Carla PridgenDirected by CJ Breland; Featuring: Dalton Allen, Garrett Funk, Kirby Gibson, Darren Marshall, Carla Pridgen, and Elizabeth Wunderlich
Incongruence is an original work by Carla Pridgen, which features monologues and vignettes derived from interviews with transgender men and women of all generations, and backgrounds. This fascinating work embraces the fact that we are all on the same journey despite gender, orientation, race or ethnicity.
The Production benefits Blue Ridge Pride
June 13-29, 2013
by Paul Rudnick
Directed by Steph Hickling Beckman, Assisted by Rodney Smith
Featuring: David Ely, Paul Gallaher, Alphie Hyorth, Steve Jencks,James Meador, and Alison Young
Our protagonist, for whom the play is named, has sworn off sex despite living in New York, where “sex is not something you can avoid”. Suddenly, just after he's reconciled himself to celibacy, Jeffrey's friends introduce him to the man of his dreams, who also happens to be HIV-positive.
The Production benefits Western North Carolina AIDS Project
April 18-May 4, 2013
Written by Bryan Harnetiaux
Directed by Steph Hickling Beckman; Featuring: Dwight Chiles, Kirby Gibson, Jacquelyn Hallum, Kaitlin Jencks
Vesta offers a heart warming and sometimes funny exploration of a family's struggle with a variety of end-of-life issues as they come to terms with their own life circumstances coupled with the illness, and eventual loss of their matriarch, Vesta.
March 1-10, 2013
Written by Arkady Leokum
Directed by Steph Hickling Beckman; Featuring: Dan Clancy, Anna Fearheily; Rodney Smith, and Cyd Smith
Chuck and Mary Robinson, a liberal white couple have resolved to face whatever problems may result, and stand firm in their principles in deciding to sell their house to Bill and Vicky Gunther, an affluent black couple. Gradually but inexorably, unspoken tensions emerge, the facade of self conscious political correctness is stripped away, and all pretense vanishes – on both sides – leaving a wreckage of good intentions.
February 8-24, 2013