One-Man Show Confessions of a Mormon Boy, Starring Steven Fales
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Neil Simon's California Suite is really four separate comedy playlets with one common thread. In each, people from various cities travel to California during different time periods and stay in the same Beverly Hills Hotel suite, bringing their problems, anxieties and comic marital dilemmas with them. In "The Visitor From New York," Hannah loves living in New York, while her ex-husband, Billy, loves L.A. Can two happily divorced parents raise their only daughter while living 3,000 miles apart? "The Visitor From Philadelphia" finds Marvin waking up with a horrible hangover -- and a young woman he doesn't know beside him in bed, soon followed by the arrival of his wife. In "The Visitors From London," when actress Diana loses the Oscar to another woman and her husband to another man on the same night, some inconvenient truths intrude on their marriage of convenience. And four best friends are enjoying a dream vacation together in "The Visitors From Chicago" -- until an ultra-competitive tennis match turns them into bitter enemies. In a unique twist, Onyx Theatre presents the show with a different director for each vignette. Learn More
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this one man show was excellent. Steve Fale is the actor and writer of this biographical piece about a gay mormon and all of his inner conflicts. I have never seen the Onyx Theater so crowded. It is good to know that Las Vegas has theater goers...continued
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“As moving as it is funny.”_ New York Daily News_
“An uncommonly powerful, gripping and very moving piece of theatre.” Chicago Tribune
“Feels like a sacred gift.” Boston Globe
“An exceptional achievement to rank with the best of the solo genre.” Los Angeles Times
Written and Performed by Steven Fales
Directed by Tony Award-Winner Jack Hofsiss (The Elephant Man)
Confessions of a Mormon Boy is Steven Fales’ compelling, humorous and inspiring true story about how he went from being a Mormon boy in Utah to a high-priced call boy in New York City. His provocative tale takes audiences through his excommunication from the Mormon church, his marriage, having children, his divorce, his prostitution and drug abuse and, ultimately, his struggles to reclaim himself and his children.
Fales wrote the one-man play to help end spiritual violence against gays and lesbians in churches, synagogues and mosques.
Confessions of a Mormon Boy, which has toured extensively across the country, received the 2008 Oscar Wilde Award Nomination for Outstanding New Writing in the Theatre at the Dublin International Gay Theatre Festival, a New York Outer Critics Circle Award Nomination for Outstanding Solo Performance and an Overall Excellence Award at the 2004 New York International Fringe Festival. The book by the same title (Alyson Books) was a recent finalist for a Lambda Literary Award.
Steven Fales grew up in Las Vegas and graduated from Clark High School. As a young child, he lived in Provo, Utah. A classically trained actor with an MFA in acting from the University of Connecticut, he turned to writing and stand-up comedy when his perfect Mormon world fell apart. Credits include leading roles at the Utah Shakespearean Festival, Pioneer Theatre Company, Coconut Grove Playhouse, Connecticut Repertory Theatre, and Sundance Theatre. He has also worked in film and television. Other solo shows include Missionary Position, Who’s Your Daddy?, and Mormon American Princess.