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Theatrical Tendencies presents “The Temperamentals”
March 7, 2014 @ 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00 pm on Friday and Saturday, repeating until March 24, 2014
Theatrical Tendencies presents THE TEMPERAMENTALS by Jon Marans
Dates: Fridays and Saturdays, March 7, 8, 14, 15, 21, and 22, 2014 at 8pm
Location: Soulstice Theatre, 3770 S. Pennsylvania Ave., St. Francis, WI 53235
Description: Theatrical Tendencies, Milwaukee’s only LGBTQ-focused theater company, continues it’s Fourth Season with the Wisconsin premiere of Jon Marans’ stunning play THE TEMPERAMENTALS. “Temperamental” was code for “homosexual” in the early 1950s, part of a created language of secret words that gay men used to communicate. THE TEMPERAMENTALS tells the story of two men- the communist Harry Hay and the Viennese refugee and fashion designer Rudi Gernreich- as they fall in love while building the Mattachine Society, first gay rights organization in the pre-Stonewall United States.