Pinned Butterfly by Adam Esquenazi Douglas
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Admission: $15 - $22
Concord Historical Society
1928 Clayton Rd
Concord, CA 94520
to 8:00 PM
B8 Theater Company will be showing Pinned Butterfly, a play by Adam Esquenazi Douglas, from April 4th to April 22nd.
This Peet Cocke directed play discusses when members of BKPRIDE decide to hold the very first Brooklyn Gay Pride March, a handful of secrets ignite, turning what should be a celebration of self into a scathing dissection of bisexual erasure, prejudice within the LGBT community, and what happens to love left out in the sun. As marching drums beat in the distance, war brews among lovers, enemies, and hearts. There's also a handful of time travel scattered about. PINNED BUTTERFLY is a new play exploring the issue of bisexual erasure within the LGBT community and a searing dissection of a rarely-discussed problem.
About the playwright:
Adam Esquenazi Douglas is an award-winning playwright whose work has been produced across the country, from Los Angeles to Texas to New York City, as well as internationally in Canada and Japan. His work has been featured in the Great Plains Theatre Conference, Downtown Urban Theater Festival, Texas State University Black and Latino Playwrights Conference, and many others. Most recently, he was selected as a finalist for the 2017 Eugene ONeill Theater Centers National Playwrights Conference, one of the most prestigious theater conferences in the world. He currently lives in California where he is a writer for noted and celebrated video game publisher Telltale Games. Once upon a time, he was a game show host.
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