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

THE TWENTIETH-CENTURY WAY X560 (ED KRIEGER) | ADVOCATE.COMTom Jacobson’s The Twentieth-Century Way, which won a FringeNYC Award for Overall Excellence in Production, is based on a real 1914 incident in which California police hired actors to entrap homosexuals performing oral sex in public restrooms. Robert Mammana and Will Bradley wow as auditioning thesps who improv toward a naked climax: “The line between the actor and the role blurs and turns hazardous — have we become our parts?”

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