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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The child of playwright Ginger Reiter and comedian Jackie Mason, Sheba Mason has been performing… More
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Acting was superb but dialogue went so fast and furious, it was hard to keep up with story line. It did amaze me how such talented actors could memorize so much dialogue and change characters. Accents of characters needed work but easily...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.