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SOCHI: Three Plays About Gay Athletes And The Olympics

Pride Films and Plays Presents SOCHI: Three Plays About Gay Athletes And The Olympics Pride Films and Plays is delighted to present two new world premieres and one Chicago premiere dealing with gay athletes in Sochi: Three Plays About Gay Athletes And The Olympics. Commemorative Edition by DC Cathro, Hoya Saxa by Rich Espey, and Olympic Fever by George Smart capture the hopes, fevers, and fears of gay men whose passion is sport. Sochi: Three Plays About Gay Athletes And The Olympics will be presented as a staged reading in the Center on Halsted’s Hoover-Leppen Theater at 3656 N Halsted. The performance is at 7:00 pm On Monday, February 24, with a talk-back afterwards. Tickets are $10, or $5 for students or seniors. The evening will begin with a reception at 6:30 pm to share our favorite memories and impressions of the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, and talk about the state of gay sports in the world and in Chicago.  Tickets can be purchased here or by calling 1 800 838 3006. Commemorative Edition, directed by AJ Wright, is a funny and touching coming-of-age tale. A Jewish boy’s crush throws his life into turmoil as he tries desperately toMore…