Outcast Theatre Collective’s latest production —“Dionysus on the Down Low”—is coming to Tampa’s Stageworks Theatre, for one weekend only.
The play centers around Uganda LGBTQ activist David Okello—played by Best of the Bay winning actor Theron (T.R.) Butler—who is forced to flee his country because of a possible anti-homosexuality law. Okello takes shelter in Boston with another activist Matthew Teitman–played by Jonathan O’Brien .
Expect some “personal, political, and sexual tensions” while the two main characters grapple to coexist and “find common ground.”
A press release says the July 22-25 performances mark the world premiere of the play, written by Michael Proft—a graduate of NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts Dramatic Writing Program—who will be on hand after the Friday night show to chat with the audience.
The nonprofit theater collective’s mission is to “enhance local theatrical diversity by facilitating the professional development of artists from marginalized communities.”
Tickets to see Outcast Theatre Collective’s July 22-25 production of “Dionysus on the Down Low” at Tampa’s Stageworks Theatre—located at 1120 E Kennedy Blvd, Suite 151 in Channelside—are $30, with showtimes at 8 p.m. Thursday-Saturday, July 22-24, and 3 p.m. on Sunday, July 25. For more information, go to outcasttheatre.org
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