Seat Filler: NYC Theater Guide for September 2010

The Advocate’s man on the New York theater scene takes on the 10 most memorable LGBT shows at the 14th annual New York International Fringe Festival — more than half of which return for this month’s Encore Series.

BY Brandon Voss

September 09 2010 2:30 PM ET

WHEN LAST WE FLEW X560 (DIXIE SHERIDAN) | ADVOCATE.COMWhen Last We Flew, a promising drama by Harrison David Rivers, centers on Jon-Michael Reese as Paul, a horny African-American teen who obsesses over a stolen copy of Angels in America to escape his Kansas life and the chance that his dad left because he didn’t want a gay son. The ensemble, which includes Christopher Larkin as Paul’s gay pal, is stellar, but the script is too tethered to Tony Kushner’s fantasia for the show to truly take flight.

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