(Cape May, NJ) -- Caution: This is not for the faint of heart. Throughout the months of September, October and November, Cape May Stage will be presenting Danger: Stay AwayI, a series of staged readings meant for only the most intrepid of theatregoers.
do famous parents deal with having a transgender child? What happens
when a couples sexual games go too far? What happens when a man with two
lovers must choose only one? Whats it like to battle addiction in its
many forms? Where do you draw the line between emotional intimacy and
pure carnal desire?
If these provocative issues intrigue you, then
Danger: Stay Away! is meant for you. These staged readings are designed
to stimulate, provoke, challenge, and most of all, make you walk away
from the theatre with a broader understanding of the human condition and
the contemporary world in which we live. We dare you to come.
The schedule for Danger: Stay Away! is as follows:
F2M by Patricia Wettig
The celebrity parents of a transgender student show up unexpectedly at his college for parents weekend.
The Lover by Harold Pinter
married couple's sexual role-playing begins to destroy their psyches in
an erotic, emotional look at their attempts to fulfill each others
needs and desires.
Straight Marriage Plays by Michael Tucker
The juxtaposed stories of two married couplesone confronting a challenge and the other a massage therapist.
A Celebration of Halloween
original collection of readings and vignettes about Halloween including
poetry, Poe, the backs of horror film DVDs, and much more.
Cock by Mike Bartlett
man must choose between his longtime boyfriend and his new girlfriend
he ends up torn between the two who are more than willing to fight to
keep him theirs.
The Motherf**ker with the Hat by Stephen Adly Guirgis
former drug dealer finds the inadvertently misplaced hat of his
girlfriend's lover, threatening his relationship, his parole, and his
sobriety in an intoxicatingly vulgar look at recovery from addiction.
The Bus by James Lanz
secret rendezvous location of two boys falls in danger of exposure and
they become caught in a conflict between the most powerful church in
town and the gas station owned by one of their fathers.
The Eros Trilogy by Nicky Silver
short stories connecting four characters: a comically elegant lady
deals with real-life grit; her volatile, drug-addicted son creates some
real-life grit; and a vitriolic epistolary.