Chris Weikel as Brian and Jamie McGonnigal as Matthew in Dan Clancy & Lynn Portas' 108 Waverly as presented at SunnySpot Productions new emerging playwrights series, GAYFEST 2004.
Alexander Quiroga (Robbie), Patrick Porter (Chris), 108 Waverly
108 Waverly deals with two couples in two different eras, Matthew (McGonnigal)
and Brian (Weikel) a couple set in 1928 deal with the issues set forth by being gay in a time when men
were often beaten and even killed for loving other men.
108 Waverly's Curtain Call with Patrick Porter (Chris),
Jamie McGonnigal (Matthew), Chris Weikel (Brian) and Alexander Quiroga (Robbie)
(top l-r) 108 author Dan Clancy, with composer Lynn Portas and Director Sam Viverito.
(bottom l-r) performers Quiroga, McGonnigal, Weikel and Porter
108 Waverly's Staff and Cast- Supporter Marvin Kahan, Set Designer Michael Hotopp, playwright Dan Clancy, Composer Lynn Portas, GAYFEST Producers Bruce Robert Harris and Andy Sich, ASM Bill Bartas, Ass't Director Aja Kane, Performers Alex Quiroga, Jamie McGonnigal, Chris Weikel, and Patrick Porter, Stage Manager Deborah Porazzi and Director Sam Viverito center
For more information on GAYFEST 2004, visit http://sunnyspotproductions.com/
Opening May 12th, A Taste of Heaven by Michael D. Jackson based on actual journal entries by poet F.S. Ryman dating back into the 1800's. The more things change the more they stay the same.
Opening May 12th, P.S. 69 by Mary Fulham and Susan Jeremy. Susan Jeremy plays all 24 characters in a new play about a woman's encounters as a substitute teacher in the Brooklyn School System.
World Premier May 19th, Joseph & Napoleon by Russell Bouthiller. A Fire Island drama about a concerned father venturing into the seedy pines of Fire Island to better understand his gay son.
Gayfest 2004 hopes to instill in the community both a sense of pride and excellence. Join us in promoting new theater, new authors and a larger sense of pride and acceptance in such an extraordinary community.
Tickets are available at TheaterMania.com