GAYFEST NYC, INC.
FIFTH FESTIVAL OF PLAYS
“MOONLIGHT AND LOVE SONGS”
BY SCOTT C. SICKLES
DIRECTED BY STEVEN PETRILLO
FEATURING NICK BAILEY, D.H. JOHNSON, KATHRYN MARKEY,
GERALD MCCULLOUCH, ROBERT MEKSIN, COREY RICHMOND SKAGGS
AND CHRISTINE VERLENY
AT ABINGDON THEATRE ARTS COMPLEX
OPENING NIGHT SET FOR
TICKETS NOW ON SALE
New York, NY (May 20, 2013) – GAYFEST NYC, Inc. (Bruce Robert Harris and Jack W. Batman, Producers; Craig Wesley Divino, Associate Producer), the country’s premier producer of new LGBT-themed plays, present the Fifth Festival of Plays, a four-week event filled with powerful theatre works spotlighting gay issues. The Festival opens with New York premiere of Moonlight and Love Songs written by Scott C. Sickles. Directed by Steven Petrillo, the 7-member cast featuresNick Bailey, D.H. Johnson, Kathryn Markey, Gerald McCullouch, Robert Meksin, Corey Richmond Skaggs and Christine Verleny. Performances begin and will continue through at the Abingdon Theatre Arts Complex (312 West 36th Street). Opening night is All proceeds from GAYFEST NYC benefit the Harvey Milk High School.
Moonlight and Love Songs finds forty-five and alone, architect Harry Wallace’s romantic dreams come true when he falls in love with Jim, a young college student. Their romance seems motion picture-perfect until a staggering revelation causes it to implode. Public outrage follows as Jim attempts to repair the damage caused by his betrayal and Harry finds himself complicit in the deception.
The creative team includes Michael Bottari and Ronald Case (Set and Costumes), and John Eckert (Lighting). The Production Stage Manager is Amy Francis Schott.
Single tickets are priced at $25 and are available at www.Theatermania.com or by calling 212-352-3101. For additional information log onto: www.GAYFESTNYC.com.
The 2013 GAYFEST NYC Festival continues with the world premiere of The Loves of Mr. Lincoln written by David Brendan Hopes and will be directed by Sidney J. Burgoyne. Performances begin and will continue through . Opening Night is set for
In addition, the Festival will present a special event: The BaSiC Theatre Project production of Gross Indecency: The Three Trials of Oscar Wilde, written by Moisés Kaufman and directed by Zi Alikhan. Performances are set to begin for a limited engagement through . Openinig night is