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Uptown Players presents The Boys in the Band

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Uptown Players will present the groundbreaking play The Boys in the Band, a powerful and thought-provoking exploration of friendship, identity, and the struggles faced by gay men in the late 1960s. The iconic play, written by Mart Crowley, shattered barriers when it premiered off-Broadway in 1968 and still resonates with audiences today.

Set in New York City, The Boys in the Band takes place in the apartment of Michael, a witty and sharp-tongued host who throws a birthday party for his friend Harold. As the evening unfolds, a group of diverse gay friends gathers, and the celebrations quickly become a rollercoaster of emotions, revealing hidden desires, unresolved conflicts, and the complexities of their individual journeys.

Mart Crowley's groundbreaking script fearlessly examines issues of self-acceptance, internalized homophobia, and the search for genuine connections within a society that still grapples with prejudice. Through sharp dialogue, raw honesty, and moments of both heartbreak and humor, The Boys in the Band presents a vivid portrait of the challenges faced by gay men during a pivotal time in LGBTQ+ history.

Uptown Players will present the groundbreaking play The Boys in the Band, a powerful and thought-provoking exploration of friendship, identity, and the struggles faced by gay men in the late 1960s. The iconic play, written by Mart Crowley, shattered barriers when it premiered off-Broadway in 1968 and still resonates with audiences today.

Set in New York City, The Boys in the Band takes place in the apartment of Michael, a witty and sharp-tongued host who throws a birthday party for his friend Harold. As the evening unfolds, a group of diverse gay friends gathers, and the celebrations quickly become a rollercoaster of emotions, revealing hidden desires, unresolved conflicts, and the complexities of their individual journeys.

Mart Crowley's groundbreaking script fearlessly examines issues of self-acceptance, internalized homophobia, and the search for genuine connections within a society that still grapples with prejudice. Through sharp dialogue, raw honesty, and moments of both heartbreak and humor, The Boys in the Band presents a vivid portrait of the challenges faced by gay men during a pivotal time in LGBTQ+ history.

WHEN

WHERE

Kalita Humphreys Theater
3636 Turtle Creek Blvd, Dallas, TX 75204, USA
https://uptownplayers.org/show-details/the-boys-in-the-band

TICKET INFO

$35-$60

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