Postponed Bent A Staged Reading

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Carrollwood Players Theatre says
Carrollwood Players Theatre and the OUTstage LGBT Theatre Festival present a CWP Black Box Staged Reading of

by Martin Sherman
Directed by Connie Jones
Produced by Jim Russell

2 Performances Only!
Friday, June 10th at 8 pm
Saturday, June 11th at 3 pm

Tickets: $10

In 1934 Berlin on the eve of the Nazi incursion, Max and his lover Rudy are recovering from a night of debauchery with a SA trooper. Two soldiers burst into the apartment and slit their guest's throat, beginning a nightmare odyssey through Nazi Germany.

Ranked lower on the human scale than Jews, the men, as homosexuals, flee. Desperate and on the run, Max asks his own "discreetly" homosexual Uncle Freddie for help as the older man offers little more than suggestions on how to live, as he does, practicing homosexuality on the side.

Attempting their escape, Rudy is beaten to death as Horst, another homosexual prisoner, warns Max to deny his lover.

Taken to a death camp at Dachau, Max and Horst are branded with the "pink triangle", and hope to survive with each other for comfort and courage. Adult Language and Subject Matter.

Check out the other events scheduled during our first ever OUTstage LGBT Theatre Festival:

Special Screening of the Rocky Horror Picture Show with Live Shadow Cast - Friday, June 10th at 11 pm

Staged Reading of Charles Busch's The Divine Sister - Saturday, June 11th at 8 pm and Sunday, June 12th at 3 pm

OUTspoken - A night of poetry, music and storytelling - Saturday, June 11th at 11 pm
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