March 27th - April 12th, 2015
at the Manny Fried Playhouse
Subversive Theatre is just crazy enough to present
the Western New York debut of
PEOPLE WHO LOVE THEM
by Christopher Durang
Directed by Thomas LaChiusa,
Starring Andrea Andolina, Michael Votta,
Victor Morales, Christopher Standart*, Mike Seitz,
Becky Globus, & James Cichocki
March 27th - April
Thursdays, Fridays, & Saturdays @ 8pm
Sundays @ 7pm
No show Easter Sunday (April 5th)
special bonus show Sat, April 4th @ 2pm
Tickets $25 General Admission
or $20 for students, seniors, and Subversive members
For all Thursday shows admission is pay-what-you-can!
here to purchase tickets online for all shows
learn to adore me. Everyone does...
except my fucking parole officer."
is having one of THOSE days. One of those days where she wakes up from a
possible ruffies-induced blackout to find she's been married to an abusive
ex-con who might just have terrorist connections by an ex-drug dealer priest
who makes pornos on the side. Yeah, one of THOSE days. Meanwhile
her sadistic dad is gathering up his S&M gear so that he and his Tea Party
friends can torture random civilians in the name of the Constitution... while
quoting from Looney Tunes with great elan.
only the beginning of the insanity in this deliriously off-the-wall farce by
the King of in-yoh-face comedies himself, Christopher Durang. This
recent addition to Durang's unrelenting barrage of fiercely-ANTI-mainstream
spoofs takes us on a wild and crazy misadventure where the Irish top Homeland
Security's watch list, Elmer Fudd is out to avenge 9/11, and Hooters is the
last refuge of sanity before the coming terrorist apocalypse.
a bit like Stephen Colbert meets John Waters... and they anally rape Quentin
Taratino while Bugs Bunny fondles Michael Moore's testicles. Truly, a
SUBVERSIVE comedy you won't find anywhere.
to Hooters... Let's hope our cupsizes don't capsize!"
theatre artist Thomas LaChiusa returns to Subversive Theatre to direct
this outrageous tornado of sacrilege that miraculously finds a way to piss on
every piece of Americana you could dream of. The cast features several
other Subversive favorites that we're thrilled to welcome back to the Manny
Fried Playhouse including Andrea Andolina, Michael Votta, Victor
Morales, and Becky Globus*, as well as newcomer James Cichocki.
Drag artists Christopher Standart* and Mike Seitz add a
wonderfully campy twist in the most preposterous Hooter's outfits you've ever
the scenes, this outlandish endeavor features lighting design by Subversive
Theatre's Founder & Artistic Director Kurt Schneiderman*, set
design by Subversive's Associate Producer Mike Lodick*, costume
creations by Christopher Standart*, and sound design by the director
if I have to cut off
fingers and ears to keep my country from being attacked,
then I'm proud of it."
TORTURE IS WRONG, AND THE PEOPLE WHO LOVE THEM runs March
27th through April 12th with performances Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays
at 8pm and Sundays at 7pm (no show Easter Sunday -- April 5th). There
will also be one bonus performance on Saturday, April 4th at 2pm.
All shows are in
Subversive Theatre's usual performance venue, The
Manny Fried Playhouse at 255 Great Arrow Avenue on the third floor of
North Buffalo's historic Great Arrow Building.
Tickets are $25 general
admission or $20 for students, seniors, and Subversive Theatre members.
As always, admission for all Thursday shows is pay-what-you-can. There
is also a pay-what-you-can preview
on Thursday, March 26th.
let's talk porn.
For more information call Subversive Theatre at 716-408-0499.
I'm a porn-again Christian."