UU continues Pride Month in Honolulu: STONEWALL STORIES, A Docudrama - Archived

UU continues Pride Month in Honolulu

Friday, Oct 25 7:30pm
Saturday, Oct 26 5:00pm
First Unitarian Church
2500 Pali Hwy

$20 at the door
Reception to follow

directed by Sujatha Raman
written by Carol Polcovar


This year is the fiftieth  anniversary of the Stonewall Rebellion, the event that marked the beginning of  the fight to end oppression against Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender people. Ms. Polcovar’s play, is based on eyewitness accounts of that night. The Rebellion was a spontaneous uprising of ordinary people one hot late night in June. STONEWALL STORIES tells the story of that night, through the voices of the people there. Playwright and political activist Carol Polcovar spent two years interviewing participants in and eyewitnesses of the events on the evening of June 27, 1969. Originally staged in New York City in 2006, STONEWALL STORIES  was named Best Docudrama of that Festival Season by TalkinBroadway.com and Theatermania.com.  It was also staged more recently at PlayBuilders here in Honolulu directed by Miles Philips.

For more information or to get involved, please contact the director, Sujatha Raman, at Yogasuji7@gmail.com or 347-515-2397; or Sheila O’Keeffe at sheila.okeefe.hawaii@gmail.com or 808-489-4629.

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