Opening Thanksgiving weekend (AFTER Fringe Fest closes!), Mart Crowley's groundbreaking pre-Stonewall Gay play about 8 friends throwing a birthday party in 1968 Manhattan. Hidden agendas and ancient wounds are revealed when "the Straight Guy" crashes their party. Witty, bitchy, and fast-paced, "The Boys in the Band" calls to mind "Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf", but a lot more Gay! Considered "the first Gay play" to reach national attention, "The Boys in the Band" has since become a modern classic of the American stage.
Here's a 5 minute mini-doc about why this play matters:
And a recent review:
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