PRIDE RIVER CROSSING: A Spoon River for a New Century

PRIDE RIVER CROSSING ... Anchored in the heartland, PRIDE RIVER CROSSING channels Edgar Lee Masters' SPOON RIVER ANTHOLOGY's otherwordly voices to comment on contemporary LGBTQ life in America, featuring 49 characters, 40 interconnecting monologues, and 13 connecting scenes.
[3Men, 3Women] 60 pages [Running time: 116 minutes with 10 minute intermission]
http://priderivercrossing.weebly....
PRIDE RIVER CROSSING ... Anchored in the heartland, PRIDE RIVER CROSSING channels Edgar Lee Masters' SPOON RIVER ANTHOLOGY's otherwordly voices to comment on contemporary LGBTQ life in America, featuring 49 characters, 40 interconnecting monologues, and 13 connecting scenes.
[3Men, 3Women] 60 pages [Running time: 116 minutes with 10 minute intermission]
http://priderivercrossing.weebly.com/
http://www.fireislandsun.com/pride-river-crossing.html [Review 2012 AllOutArts Showcase]
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PRIDE RIVER CROSSING: A Spoon River for a New Century

Character Information

  • ONE – male adult plays: Doc Hill, Leviticus Johnson, Dad Kenny Kelly-Kennedy, Old Man 1, Mickey, Ray Dare, Groom Bob, Harold Potter, Attorney Dewey Cheatam
    30s,40s,50s,
    Any
    ,
    Male
  • TWO – female adult plays: Rachel, Dr. Singer, Secret Rapture, Mrs. McMahon, Dance Teacher, Bride Carol, Hope, Ms. Sherman, the Judge
    30s,40s,50s,
    Any
    ,
    Female
  • THREE – male adult plays: Mr. Drama, Dom Dippold, Dad Kevin Kelly-Kennedy, Old Man 2, Policeman Ron, Groom Ted, The Mortician, Frankie
    30s,40s,50s,
    Any
    ,
    Male
  • FOUR – female adult plays: Mitzi Reid, Secret Rapture, Marion, Anna [pronounced Ahna] Dare, Dolores, Bride Alice, PFLAG mom/Mrs. Merry Bauxbaum, Mimi Winston Stanley
    30s,40s,50s,
    Any
    ,
    Female
  • FIVE – male young adult plays: Trevor, Kyle Kelly-Kennedy, Perry, Spike, Style, Father Bobby, David Drummer/The Dreamer, Cam, Jimmy, John Winston Stanley/Johnnie
    20s,
    Any
    ,
    Male
  • SIX – female young adult plays: Keira Kelly-Kennedy, Hadley, Angela Ann McMahon, Pas de Chat, Pastor Rhonda Younger, Cammy, Court Reporter
    20s,
    Any
    ,
    Female

Development History

  • Reading
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    Feb 2012 Staged Reading CAST: DamianBuzzerio; MargaretCatov; ToddConner; NicGrelli; RoxannKramer; KellyRypkema
    ,
    2012
  • Reading
    ,
    August 23,2011 FirstReading CAST: #1 Damian Buzzerio #2 Anna Cody #3 Jonn Jorgensen #4 Mary Sue Daniels #5 Michael Lewis #6 Kelly Rypkema / EdgarLeeMasters Birthday
    ,
    2011
  • Reading
    ,
    9/25/2011 SecondReading: CAST #1 David Palmer Brown #2 Margaret Catov #3 Robert Meksin #4 Roxann Kraemer #5 Jonn Jorgensen #6 Lily Ali-Oshatz
    ,
    2011

Production History

  • Workshop
    ,
    July 2012 ALL OUT ARTS FreshFruitFestival/TheWildProject NYC CAST: Denise DeMirjian*; Brian Linden*; Miles Phillips*; Laurie Strickland*; Chantal Thomson; Joshua Warr AEA* AWARDS: Outstanding Playwright & Ensemble Performance
    ,
    2012

Awards

Outstanding Distinction in Playwriting= Patrick Thomas McCarthy ptmc; Outstanding Ensemble Performance
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ALL OUT ARTS Fresh Fruit Festival
,
2012