Left Out Festival
Scripts from Stage Left Studio's annual festival of gay-themed solo shows and plays.
ALL ABOARD THE HINDENBURG!
By Jason Sebacher
High up in that fated dirigible, Robert Such--an impossibly-old Brit who's having some trouble coming to terms with the Modern age-- settles past loves, flirts with the nouveau riche, and discovers his own sexuality.
By Anthony Johnston
Art is convinced he suffers from a very serious heart condition, that “any beat could be [his] last" - his obsessive love for the handsome Frenchman who lives across the street, his strange friendship with a fish named Paul, and the harsh realities of the world outside his apartment force Art to confront his fears head-on in this one-man comedy.
MISS MAGNOLIA BEAUMONT GOES TO PROVINCETOWN
By Joe Hutcheson
Civil War era Southern debutante Miss Magnolia Beatrice Devareux Beaumont has choked to death on the meat of a pork rib, only to find herself suddenly inhabiting the body of a thirty-something gay New Yorker (to whom she refers to as Master Joseph) on his way to Provincetown, Massachusetts for a birthday vacation.
By William LoCasto
Two young gay men are asked questions about their sexual choices and preferences by an anonymous, off-stage voice.
SOUTHERN GOTHIC NOVEL: THE ABERDEEN, MISSISSIPPI SEX-SLAVE INCIDENT
By Frank Blocker
A solo play about a fictional book that feels like a movie: Viola Haygood chases her newest unavailable love amid town panic, disappearing young women and an FBI investigation.
TEST-DO YOU REALLY WANT TO KNOW? ARE YOU POSITIVE? (2M)
By William LoCasto
Three short plays about the newly-released at-home HIV test and the ramifications therein.
TEST-DO YOU REALLY WANT TO KNOW? ARE YOU POSITIVE? (M/W)
By Cheryl King
Three couples take the new at-home HIV test -- they are a gay man and a straight woman who had sex once 10 years ago; a guy and his girlfriend who seems a bit "testy" about their relationship; and a mature couple who put off being sexual until they know.
YOU'RE A GOOD BOY, ABERCORN
By Topher Cusumano
The play explores a grotesque landscape of ritual, sexual violence, and survivor’s guilt, through the eyes of a young man who was kidnapped by a sadistic monster.