Self discovery, fantasies, and eating quiche are among the themes found in Pandora Productions' 2012-13 theatre season.
During the 2012-13 season, Pandora Productions will present five shows: Kiss of the Spiderwoman (September), Velma and Louise's Holiday Balls (Nov.-Dec.), Abraham Lincoln Was a Faggot (March 2013), Thrill Me: The Leopold and Loeb Story (May 2013), and 5 Lesbians Eating a Quiche (June 2013).
Two special shows will also be presented, including Naked Boys Singing (Oct.-Nov.) at The Connection Theatre, and the staged reading 8 (Jan. 2013) at the Henry Clay Theatre.
Season tickets are available for the five mainstage shows for only $80 per person. Tickets for Naked Boys Singing can be added for an extra $20, and 8 can be added for $15 more. All season tickets can be purchased, and more information can be found, through the Pandora Productions
Opening the Pandora season is Kiss of the Spiderwoman, which features one inmate in a Latin American prison sharing fantasies with another inmate. The Best Musical Tony Award winner will run from Sept. 13-23.
Velma and Louise's Holiday Balls, an original play from Jim Hesselman, makes sure that cable access shows won't be the same, especially when a famous quartet creates frosted balls for the Christmas tree. The production takes place from Nov. 29-Dec. 9.
Beginning in the spring is Abraham Lincoln Was a Faggot, which deals with a high school student trying to show Abraham Lincoln was gay. During the study, he discovers more about his own sexuality. The performances run March 14-24.
Continuing the spring season will be Thrill Me: The Leopold and Loeb Story, which focuses on the duo of thrill killers and their obsessive relationship during the 1920s. Thrill Me run May 9-19.
Pandora's last mainstage show of the 2012-13 season is 5 Lesbians Eating a Quiche, which focuses on a quiche breakfast put on by the Susan B. Anthony Society for the Sisters of Gertrude Stein. The performances run June 20-30.
Naked Boys Singing and 8, meanwhile, round out the Pandora special shows. Naked Boys Singing features eight guys performing 16 songs in the buff. That show runs from Oct. 25- Nov. 4. Meanwhile, 8 will be a staged reading based on Proposition 8, a California law and case that barred gay marriage. The readings will occur Jan. 3-5.
More information on Pandora Productions's season can be found at its website
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