The Twentieth-Century Way: Inspired by True Events in California
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Buckle up for a wild night of theater as Island City Stage and Miami City Theatre take six actors, eight playwrights, four directors and a design team, and set them loose to create a night of provocative, funny and thoroughly entertaining short plays with an LGBT bent. Part of City Theatre's Summer Shorts Festival, which has been called "Florida's best summer show" by BroadwayWorld.com, Shorts Gone Wild brings you vibrant theater in an intimate theatrical space. A quickly rising star in the theater world, the young Island City Stage has already racked up several awards, including six Carbonell Awards for its 2013 production of The Timekeepers. Learn More
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This a very good play. The actors are PHENOMENAL! They have an amazing timing and they are very truthful to their characters. I think the writing is very good too but I didn't give the play 5 stars because I think it was a little predictable, so I...continued
The Twentieth Century Way was awarded the 2011 PEN Award for Drama and the 2010 NY International Fringe Festival Award for Overall Excellence in Production of a Play, garnering critical accolades from publications like the New York Times and Variety. Based on a little-known incident in history, this theatrical thrill ride explores the collision of reality and fantasy as two actors, auditioning for a film, end up juggling roles that eventually lead to entrapment of homosexuals for “social vagrancy” in the Long Beach, California of 1914.