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[Milburn, NJ (Regional)]
World Premiere, 1998
Dying Man




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LGBTQIA+ Theater Company TOSOS to Present TOSOS@50 Pride Party

Join TOSOS, the first professional LGBTQIA+ theater company in NYC, as they celebrate their 50th anniversary with a Pride Party. Learn how to purchase tickets.
TOSOS Reveals Cast For MASK4MASK Reading at The Flea Theater

Celebrate TOSOS' 50th anniversary with a staged reading of MASK4MASK, a new play by John Patterson. Learn more!
TOSOS Hosts Free LGBTQIA+ Play Reading Series Beginning This Week

New York City's oldest and longest producing LGBTQIA+ theater company TOSOS has announced The 2024 Chesley/Chambers Reading Series, celebrating queer voices as part of the company's 50th Anniversary Season.
Photos: First Look at Chris Weikel's PRIDE HOUSE at The Flea Theater

Production images have been released for Chris Weikel's Pride House, opening tonight and running through February 10 at The Flea Theater in NYC, representing the first production of the 50th Anniversary Season of TOSOS (The Other Side of Silence), NYC's oldest and longest producing LGBTQIA+ theater company. Check out the photos below!
ASL-Interpreted Performance of PRIDE HOUSE at TOSOS Theater Company Set For Next Week

 TOSOS, New York City's oldest and longest producing LGBTQIA+ theater company, will present an ASL-interpreted performance of Chris Weikel's Pride House, partnering with Inclusive Communication Services on Wednesday, Jan. 24 at 7:00 p.m.
Calvin Knegten Completes the Cast of PRIDE HOUSE at TOSOS

TOSOS launches its 50th Anniversary Season with the world premiere of 'Pride House,' a new play by Chris Weikel.
TOSOS Announces 50th Anniversary Season PRIDE HOUSE Premiering January 18

New York City's oldest and longest producing LGBTQIA+ theater company TOSOS (Artistic Director Mark Finley) has announced the launch of their 50th Anniversary Season, including two full productions, an expansive reading series, annual gala, and several impactful events activated to celebrate the community.
Photos: ANNE BEING FRANK Opens Off-Broadway

Anne Being Frank by Australian playwright Ron Elisha opened Off - Broadway on Tuesday, September 12. The World premiere production runs until October 29 at 28th Street Theatre in New York City.
Photos: First Look At The World Premiere of DORIS DAY: MY SECRET LOVE

Doris Day was one of the biggest box office draws of her day. Her sunny disposition, and light hearted comedies turned her into America’s sweetheart but her personal life was far from a fairytale. In Paul Adams' new play Doris Day: My Secret Love, Doris is thrust into the spotlight again.  See photos from the production.
SEX WORK/SEX PLAY By Caytha Jentis To Have Off-Broadway World Premiere in September

Don't miss the Off-Broadway world premiere of Sex Work/Sex Play, a hilarious comedy by Caytha Jentis. Join the divorced Brooklyn Mom, porn stars, and others as they navigate modern relationships, work, and their own sexuality.
Emerging Artists Theatre To Premiere Three New Off-Broadway Plays Running In Repertory September 4 To October 29

The award-winning Emerging Artists Theatre (EAT), currently celebrating their 30th anniversary, has announced three new Off-Broadway plays having their World Premiere this fall at the 28th Street Theatre (also known as TADA). The two month engagement will feature the following plays running in repertory: Anne Being Frank by Ron Elisha, Doris Day: My Secret Love by Paul Adams, and Sex Work Sex Play by Caytha Jentis.
Emerging Artists Theatre Announces Lineup For Spark Theatre Festival NYC

Emerging Artists Theatre (EAT) is kicking off their 30th anniversary season by changing the name of their bi-annual New Work Series to Spark Theatre Festival NYC. The company will also return to premiering new works Off-Broadway in Fall 2023.
TOSOS Presents Kathleen Warnock's ROCK THE LINE Next Month

Kathleen Warnock's play Rock the Line tells stories of people whose lives aren't often honestly explored in the arts. The play doesn't look down on the people because they're working class, and (mostly) queer. They've had to make hard choices and keep quiet about who they truly are. In their close community of fans, lifelong friendships are made as life on the road shapes these fans' lives.
Tosos Presents The World Premiere Of Robert Macke's HOUSE OF CHAVIS: A Father. An Estranged Son. A Reality TV Show.

In Robert Macke’s play House of Chavis, a father discovers his estranged son is competing on a reality television series … as a drag queen. The play is a funny and moving exploration of the ties that bind families, both biological and chosen, as well as the forces that drive them apart.
TOSOS (The Other Side Of Silence) and Iconoclast Theatre Collective to Present GRINDR THE OPERA and HOUSE OF CHAVIS

In partnership this summer, TOSOS and Iconoclast will bring to the stage, first, during Gay Pride Month, Grindr The Opera, followed by TOSOS's presentation of Robert Macke's House Of Chavis in July. Grindr The Opera is Erik Ransom's original, operatic parody about the hook-up app that changed gay life as we know it.
The New York Innovative Theatre Awards Announce 2021 Honorary Awards Ceremony

The New York Innovative Theatre Awards have announced its 2021 Honorary Awards Ceremony, hosted by Shalewa Sharpe and Courtney Fearrington. This year’s celebration will take place at The Kraine Theater (85 E 4th St, New York, NY 10003) on November 14th, 2021 starting at 7pm, as well as live-streamed.
The New York Innovative Theatre Awards Announce Recipients of 2020-21 Honorary Awards

The New York Innovative Theatre Awards has announced the recipients of the 2020-21 Honorary Awards. The Honorary Awards and recipients are Caffe Cino: The Parsnip Ship; Ellen Stewart: The Indie Theatre Fund/IndieSpace; Artistic Achievement: Penny Arcade/Steve Zehentner; Outstanding Stage Manager: Rachel April and more.
Ben Strothmann's COMING CLEAN Will Stream Through March 20

Ben Strothmann performed his first solo play, Coming Clean, on Wednesday, June 27th at the Kraine Theater as part of the Queerly Festival. The show was directed by Mark Finley.  As 2020 thwarted his plans to mount a New York production of the show, he is instead offering a recording of his 2018 Kraine Theater performance as an online virtual theatrical event until March 20th.
Boomerang Theatre Company's FIRST FLIGHT New Play Fest

Boomerang Theatre Company have announced the lineup for the FIRST  FLIGHT NEW PLAY FESTIVAL.
Antwayn Hopper, Michael Joseph Murray and More From SECRET IDENTITY Cast to Reunite for Virtual Benefit Reading

A STAR IS BORED and TOSOS will be reuniting the cast of SECRET IDENTITY by Chris Weikel for a virtual benefit reading for The Okra Project directed by Mark Finley, Artistic Director of TOSOS, who directed it's world premiere last January.

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