The Twentieth-Century Way: Inspired by True Events in California
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Ronnie Larsen's comedy explores the ins and outs of the gay porn business by following the lives of six people involved in it -- and the relationship complications that arise because of it. A hit off-Broadway, Making Porn takes place in San Francisco in the '80s where Jack, a straight actor desperate for work, takes a role in a gay porn film. Complications arise when Jack's wife discovers the truth about his new job and the producer's boyfriend/assistant falls in love with one of the actors. It's a show full of campy fun, and yes, there is nudity -- it's about the porn industry after all. But most audiences find that the laughs steal the show every time. Learn More
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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.