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Island City Stage Presents PULP by Patricia Kane

April 14 @ 7:00 pm - May 8 @ 7:00 pm

$40 – $55

July 1956. A hot and humid Chicago. Enter Terry Logan, a tough-talking, rebellious seductive. When she takes up residence at The Well, a club run by women who love women, the trouble really begins. Take a nostalgic trip back to vintage Hollywood featuring femme fatales radiating sexy style with sass in PULP by Patrica Kane (featuring music by Amy Warren & Andre Pluess and lyrics by Patricia Kane) making its South Florida premiere from April 11 – May 5 at Island City Stage.

Nominated for four Joseph Jefferson Awards including Best New Work, PULP is a heartfelt, comedic love letter to lesbian pulp fiction and the Barbara Stanwycks of the world. The San Diego Union-Tribune shared, “Highly recommended. A playfully sexy romp. PULP works like a charm.” While the Chicago Sun-Times wrote, Pulp puts a fresh squeeze on a vintage pop-cultural genre…a pop bon-bon”

In PULP, audiences will be visually immersed in The Well, a teeming-with-sex women’s bar. The sultry Bing takes up with Logan, declaring her “the new butch in town.” But Logan doesn’t like labels. “I’m a lesbian plain and simple. I don’t make any bones about it,” she declares. And Logan soon yearns for Vivian, the mysterious, glamorous and seemingly untouchable owner of The Well. Through wisecracks, classic deadpan deliveries and clever double-entendres set to a 1950s period score, PULP will take audiences on a provocative and enjoyable journey of self-discovery and acceptance.

Patricia Kane is a Chicago-based actress and award-winning playwright. In addition to PULP, she’s also penned Float, Seven Moves (adapted from the novel by Carol Anshaw) and Chords. Kane also is the recipient of the Trailblazer Award for her work in gay and lesbian theatre. As a long-time artistic associate at About Face Theatre, Pat has appeared in numerous productions there including What Once We Felt, Fascination, The Terrible Girls, Whitman, Dancer from the Dance and Cloud Nine. Other credits include productions with the Goodman Theatre, Northlight Theatre, Collaboraction, Live Bait, Stage Left, Bailiwick, Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park, and workshop productions with NYC’s Tectonic Theatre Group. She also has a recurring role on “Chicago Med.” Prior, she appeared in Victory Garden’s critically acclaimed productions of The Whale, In the Next Room or the vibrator play and Hannah Free (as well as the film of the same name, starring Sharon Gless).

PULP is directed by Nicole Stodard, Ph.D. and stars Autumn Kioti, Leah Sessa, Sandi Stock, Sheena O. Murray and Valeria Di Babbo.

PULP is sponsored by co-producer Sue Wilder, Costume sponsor Richard Meyerson, and Lights and Sound sponsor Scott Bennett. Additional funding provided by the following: The Our Fund Foundation, The Schubert Foundation Inc., The SHS Foundation, The Maval Foundation, the Warten Foundation, the Broward County Board of County Commissioners as recommended by the Broward Cultural Council, and by the Department of State, Division of Cultural Affairs, the Florida Council of Arts and Culture and the State of Florida.

Upcoming shows in Island City Stage’s 12th Season include Skintight by Joshua Harmon (May 30 – Jun. 23) and Die! Mommie Die! by Charles Busch (Aug. 29 – Sept. 22).
Tickets for PULP start at $40. Two special Women’s Nights at the Theater will be held on April 12 and April 26. A Mimosa Sunday performance sponsored by Tedd Davis and Brad Sterl will take place on April 21 with tickets at $55. The show runs for 90 minutes with no intermission.

For more information and to purchase tickets, visit www.islandcitystage.org, call (954) 928-9800 or email boxoffice@islandcitystage.org. Follow Island City Stage on Facebook at facebook.com/IslandCityStageFL and on Instagram at @islandcitystage1.

Details

Start:
April 14 @ 7:00 pm
End:
May 8 @ 7:00 pm
Cost:
$40 – $55
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Website:
https://boxoffice.islandcitystage.org/Home/Shows/30095

Organizer

Island City Stage
Phone
(954) 928-9800
Email
md@islandcitystage.org
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Venue

Island City Stage
2304 N. Dixie Highway
Wilton Manors, FL 33305 United States
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Phone
(954) 928-9800