Monday, May 4, 2009

Patti's Place at Long Beach Playhouse

The Long Beach Playhouse and gpromotion is proud to present Patti’s Place. This is local Long Beach lesbian writer/director Debbie Rivas’ first partnership with the Playhouse.

Patti’s Place is presented as an interactive audience experience in a one act play. Patti’s Place is a comedy about three patrons in a gay bar who find themselves involved in deception and discovery as a mother searches for the truth.

Patti’s Place is produced especially for gay pride week in Long Beach and will be presented on Friday May 15th at 10:30 PM, Saturday May 16th at 10:30 PM and Sunday May 17th at 4:30PM in The Studio II Gallery.

Patti’s Place follows Lanford Wilson’s Fifth of July ON EACH OF THESE DATES [evening] and is free of charge. Utilizing the word “pride” patrons can obtain a $3 discount when purchasing tickets online OR AT THE BOX OFFICE PRIOR for Fifth of July PRIOR TO ATTENDING PATTI’S PLACE.

Fifth of July is a play by American playwright Lanford Wilson. Set in rural Missouri in 1977, it revolves around a gay paraplegic Vietnam veteran living in his childhood home with his boyfriend and focuses on the disillusionment with America in the wake of the Vietnam War.

Come for Fifth of July and stay for Patti’s Place or just come for Patti’s Place which is brought to you free of charge by The Long Beach Play House, gpromotion and Artful Thinking Organization.

The iconic Long Beach Playhouse, LOCATED AT 5021 E. ANAHEIM STREET, is celebrating its 80th year as Long Beach’s premier playhouse.

The Long Beach Playhouse serves wine, beer, water and sodas before each performance and they can be enjoyed during Patti’s Place.

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