Set in pre-Stonewall Greenwich Village, The Beebo Brinker Chronicles follows the lives and loves of Laura, Beth and Beebo as they navigate uncharted territories of desire. Beth and Laura, secret lovers in college, went separate ways after graduation. Beth married and had children; Laura moved to New York. Both pine for each other, but before they can reunite, they find themselves entangled in the web of Beebo Brinker, a butch denizen of the bars with a soft spot for young lesbians fresh off the bus and Jack, a flamboyant fop with caustic wit.. Adapted from the 1950′s and 1960′s lesbian pulp novels by Ann Bannon, and a 2008 off-Broadway smash, the play celebrates the era when “the love that dares not speak its name” began breaking the old rules.
The performance runs Thursday-Saturday evenings at 8 pm through October 9 with Sunday Matinees at 4 pm on September 26 and October 3. Tickets are available at rtriangle.org.
Tonight at 5:30 pm across the country, an estimated 700 theaters will participate in an event called The Ghostlight Project. On the eve of the 45th Presidential inauguration, ranging from Broadway to regional academic or community theaters, people will gather to symbolically create light for what they perceive as dark times ahead. Theaters like Virginia [...]