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MONSTERS OF THE AMERICAN CINEMA

Jan 27 – Feb 20 2022

by Christian St. Croix – NOW STREAMING

 

How to see this show online:

  • Tickets are offered at 4 price levels, starting at $15.
  • You will receive a link and access code upon purchase.
  • We’ll even send a gift of popcorn to your mailing address!
  • The show will be online until Midnight on March 23rd, 2022.

When his husband dies, Remy Washington, a Black man, finds himself both the owner of a drive-in movie theater and a caregiver to his late husband’s straight, white teenage son, Pup. United by their love of classic American monster movies, the two have developed a warm and caring familial chemistry – but their relationship fractures when Remy discovers Pup and his friends have been bullying a gay teen at his school. Monsters of the American Cinema is a haunting and humorous tale about fathers and sons, ghosts and monsters.  

Content note: Mature language and content; discussions of racism and violence against the LGBTQIA+ community. The play explores the grief of losing a parent and lover to drug use and overdose.

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When his husband dies, Remy Washington, a Black man, finds himself both the owner of a drive-in movie theater and a caregiver to his late husband’s straight, white teenage son, Pup. United by their love of classic American monster movies, the two have developed a warm and caring familial chemistry – but their relationship fractures when Remy discovers Pup and his friends have been bullying a gay teen at his school. Monsters of the American Cinema is a haunting and humorous tale about fathers and sons, ghosts and monsters.  

 

Winner, 2019 San Diego International Fringe Festival Award – Artists’ Pick 

Winner, 2019 San Diego International Fringe Festival Award – Cultural Exchange