Friday, January 30, 2009

Support Living Artists

"The newly formed Carolina Actors’ Collective will perform Terrence McNally’s comedy-drama, “A Perfect Ganesh” January 30 through February 7, in the North Carolina Stage Company’s space as part of this season’s Catalyst Series.

Leading American playwright Terrence McNally, who won four Tony awards for works like Master Class and Kiss of the Spiderwoman, was nominated for the Pulitzer Prize once, in 1994, during the same season that his play A Perfect Ganesh opened in New York. Dealing, among other issues, with homophobia and AIDS, it was in direct competition with the opening of the epic Angels in America, which dealt with similar subjects. You might have thought that Ganesh would be buried, but audiences and critics alike responded warmly to the tale of two women friends who agree to escape together to India and find themselves under the protection and tutelage of a colorful but incredibly understanding Hindu deity, Ganesha.

Taking the roles of the adventurers will be accomplished Asheville veterans Kay Galvin and CJ Breland. They will be ably assisted by wonderful actor/impressionist Bradshaw Call, and newcomer Zach Blew in the role of Ganesha..."

Read more about the show at the NCStage webpage.

You can also purchase tickets there!

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