First Bay Street Theater Mainstage Season LGBT Reception Is Saturday

Bay Street Theater will host three LGBT receptions throughout the summer season prior to three different Mainstage performances. The first free event for the LGBT community will be this Saturday, June 7, at 7 p.m. before an 8 p.m. performance of Conviction.

A second reception will be on July 19, prior to Travesties, with the final event to be August 9 before the third show of the season, My Life Is a Musical.

Guests can enjoy a glass of red or white wine along with access to the bar for additional drinks for purchase. Access to the reception is complimentary with tickets to the performances. Tickets are available by calling the Box Office at 631-725-9500 or at baystreet.org.

Bay Street’s summer season includes drama, comedy and musical performances with currently running Conviction, upcoming Travesties and world premiere of My Life Is a Musical.

Conviction, which premiered last weekend, runs through June 15. The family drama centers on Tom Hodges, an admired father and beloved teacher who is accused of sexual misconduct with a student. After returning from prison, the play explores the resulting drama that unfolds within his family.

The second production of the summer brings Tony Award winning comedy, Travesties, to Bay Street from June 24 through July 20. Directed by Gregory Boyd, the comedy focuses on a British consul named Henry Carr. Set in 1917 and 1974, Carr meets famous 20th century figures, including James Joyce and Vladimir Lenin in an amateur production of The Importance of Being Earnest.

The 2014 season concludes with the world premiere of My Life Is a Musical running July 29 through August 31. Book, music and lyrics are by Adam Overett and music direction is by Vadim Feichtner. The production is directed and cheoreographed by Marlo Hunter.

My Life is a Musical is a musical about Parker, a man who experiences his life as a musical, even though no one else can hear or see the singing and dancing he does. The musical explores Parker as he tries to hide his secret, save a rock band, avoid a mysterious blogger and find love.

 

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