It The production will feature Victor Shopov (Norton & IRNE Award Winner for ZSC’s Bent) and Ryan Landry (Multiple Norton Award Winner for his work with the Gold Dust Orphans.) This seminal work of the Off-Broadway movement premiered in 1968 and was a long-running hit onstage. Michael is throwing a birthday party for Harold, a self-proclaimed “pock-marked, Jew fairy,” complete with surprise gift, the Cowboy, a street hustler. As the evening wears on, fueled by drugs and alcohol, bitter, unresolved resentments among the guests come to light when a game of "Truth or Dare" goes terribly wrong. Reviewing a 2010 revival, the Hollywood Reporter observed, “The Boys in the Band is one of the few plays that can honestly claim to have helped spark a social revolution.”
Zeitgeist Stage (ZSC) received word recently that due to a full blown commercial production in New York City, Zeitgeist will NOT be able to present Small Mouth Sounds by Bess Wohl in our February timeslot as originally scheduled. ZSC is currently looking at other titles to present in our schedule and will alert subscribers and supporters about the show choice as soon as we have gotten the rights to a production in our winter timeslot.
Walt has devoted his life to counseling teenage boys out of their homosexuality at his remote Idaho wilderness camp. Pressured to accept one last client, his carefully constructed life begins to unravel with the arrival of Daniel. When Daniel disappears, Walt is forced to ask for help—both in finding the missing boy and reconciling his past with the present. A Great Wilderness explores the issues that challenge all of us with gentle clarity and enormous humanity. The play, which both premiered at the Seattle Repertory Theatre and played in Williamstown in 2014, with the ZSC production will be a Boston premiere..