What happens before the “Last Call At The Old Southwest”

Where do you fit in?

Where is it that you call home?

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These questions transcend more than just sexual proclivities; there is the desire for acceptance and camaraderie in all of us as we explore this gift of life.


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The Last Call At The Old Southwest explores the Gay bar scene over a 20 year expanse, centering around a gay man and begins with his coming out to his family and finding a home at the old Southwest bar. In this place he finds a community that feels comfortable for him, the community headed up by a charismatic drag queen who owns the bar. This is the place where they commiserate, play, and support one another. Continue reading “What happens before the “Last Call At The Old Southwest””

The Full Monty -The complete package, Brüka Theater

Have you been brave enough to go all the way?

Are you ready to see those who are?

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You may think that the title of this blog is tongue-in-cheek and perhaps it is just a bit, but the truth is this show is the complete package.  Wonderfully produced, Brüka’s offering of The Full Monty is easy to enjoy and high energy. Brüka has consistently set the standard for local Reno Theater; this show raises that bar just a bit higher.

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The first thing you notice is the complex and ambitious set, Brüka has always done well with the space that they have built for this production of The Full Monty they have pulled out all the stops. A marvelous band suspended above the audience and a set as intricate as a transformer come together to provide an environment to showcase the performance. Continue reading “The Full Monty -The complete package, Brüka Theater”

Laughing Owl Productions, Endgame

Have you ever wanted to exercise your existential mind?

Do you enjoy the questions more than the answers?

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IMG_4617A few nights ago I had the privilege of attending the first production at Laughing Owl Productions. This is a small theater on Wells Avenue, and is the brainchild of Dave Anderson. Dave with the help of many others intend to produce plays that rely mainly on the spoken word. This small plain venue lends itself to simple sets that focus the attention on the acting and the words. Continue reading “Laughing Owl Productions, Endgame”