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Blake Fountain in "Bright Lights & Bold Patterns," a virtual show from Out Front Theatre Company. (Photo by Diane Haymes)
Next Gen Playwrights: Beyond the Struggle is the title of True Colors Theatre Company’s next virtual Community Conversation. Playwright/author Pearl Cleage moderates a livestreamed discussion with playwrights Paris Crayton III, Suehyla El-Attar and Dana Stringer at 7 p.m. Saturday (November 21). It will focus on narratives being shaped by playwrights who are Black, Indigenous or people of color. Presented in partnership with Working Title Playwrights. Free. Register HERE.
The comedy Bright Lights & Bold Patterns opens a three-night virtual run on Friday (November 20) at Out Front Theatre, a company that does work for LGBTQ+ audiences and allies. The one-person show will be available through Sunday (November 22). Blake Fountain plays Gerry, in Palm Springs for the wedding of friends. He becomes furious with invitation instructions that read: “Please refrain from wearing bright colors or bold patterns.” The script comes from Drew Droege and was a New York Times’ Critic’s Pick. Artistic director Paul Conroy directs. $15. Go HERE.
The one-woman show, Mami Confessions, opens a virtual run Friday (November 20) at The show is written and performed by Lorraine Rodríguez-Reyes, who plays 10 fierce, funny, protective, loving, sad, joyous, proud, unapologetic, remorseful, provocative and amazing moms. It’s part of the company’s Our Stage Onscreen series. Available through December 6. $20. Go HERE.