February 23rd - March 18th, 2017
at the Manny Fried Playhouse
Subversive Theatre unapologetically presents
by Diana Son
Directed by Kelly Beuth*
Starring Brittany Germano*, Jenny Gembka,
John Profeta*, and Justin Fiordaliso
February 23rd - March
Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays at 8pm
Tickets $30.00 general admission
or $25.00 for students, seniors, and Subversive members
For all Thursday shows admission is pay-what-you-can!
here to purchase tickets online for all shows
me to 'speak truth to power.'
I don't even know what that means."
Herr Trump ascends to the presidency, Subversive Theatre is proud to present a
play about the damage that his kind of
bigoted and divisive attitudes can wreak.
STOP KISS is a
sharp and inventive young classic of protest theatre that inventively skips
back-and-forth in time showing us both the lead up to and the aftermath of an
anti-gay hate crime that changes the lives of two women forever. Taking
on the indifference of law enforcement, the disapproval of loved ones, and the
grim threat of violence that the LGBTQ+ community faces on a daily basis, this
quintessential Off-Broadway drama speaks truth to power with a delicate
sincerity that will bring you to your knees... and bring you to your feet.
First produced at NYC's Public Theatre in
1998 in a production that starred Sandra Oh and Jessica Hecht, it is sad to
say almost twenty years later that this statement play is still as sorely
"I used to
be the blueberry muffin lady...
now I'm the lesbian traffic reporter
whose lover got beat up."
by Subversive Theatre's Associate Artistic Director Kelly Beuth*, our
rendition features the acting talents
of Brittany Germano*, Jenny Gembka, John Profeta*, Justin Fiordaliso, Brian
Brown, and Theresa DiMuro Wilber. With Sound Design by the
director herself, Costume Design is by resident costumier
Maureen Caputo*, with props by Michelle Denton*, and Lighting
Design by Subversive Theatre's Founder & Artistic Director Kurt
runs February 23rd - March 18th with performances Thursdays, Fridays,
and Saturdays at 8pm. All shows are in our regular performance venue
The Manny Fried Playhouse at 255 Great Arrow Avenue on the third floor of
North Buffalo's historic Great Arrow Building.
as thought provoking and ultimately
moving as 'STOP KISS' is a joy to experience."
are $30.00 general admission or $25.00 for students, seniors, and Subversive Theatre
members. As always, all Thursday shows are pay-what-you-can.
For more information call 716-408-0499
where you can also leave reservations and/or questions for your comrades at
Subversive Theatre. Reservations will be held up till five minutes before
Where else but at
where DISSENT take center stage!