The Twentieth-Century Way: Inspired by True Events in California
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The last date listed for The Twentieth-Century Way was Sunday September 9, 2012 / 5:00pm.
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Following up their 10-minute play collection Fifty Plus -- A Celebration of Life ... As We Know It, Pigs Do Fly Productions now debuts six more shorts, under the title A New Attitude. The theater company's mission is to produce plays that showcase actors ages 50 and older, with stories that depict them being fully involved and full of life. They've chosen this particular mix of comedies and dramas based on that criteria, as well as their general relatability, so all ages can enjoy these exciting new works. 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.
About the Ticket Supplier: Empire Stage
Empire Stage is an artist-driven collective that produces new and existing works, originating from both the New York City and South Florda theatrical communities, for the diverse audiences of Ft. Lauderdale, including the LGBT and Senior populations.