Carolinas News Notes
NEW YORK, N.Y. â€” Mitchell Gold, founder of Faith in America, will be a guest presenter at the post-performance TalkOUT for the musical â€śBare,â€ť on Dec. 5 Broadway World reported.
Producers decided to organize the series to allow dialogue between â€śsome of the foremost leaders in the fight for LGBT equalityâ€ť and audience members at select performances.
Among those who will take part in the series that begins on Nov. 19 and continues through Dec. 19 are Judy Shepard (The Matthew Shepard Foundation); Jane Clementi (The Tyler Clementi Foundation); Chuck Wolfe (The Gay & Lesbian Victory Foundation); Hudson Taylor (athlete ally); James Clementi (The Tyler Clementi Foundation); Paul Boskind (â€śBareâ€ť producer, Human Rights Campaign board member and other board members); Travis Wall (â€śBAREâ€ť and â€śSo You Think You Can Danceâ€ť choreographer); The Clementi Family, Joseph, Jane and James (The Tyler Clementi Foundation); and cast members of â€śBare.â€ť
The production is mounted Off-Broadway at the New World Stages, 340 W. 50th St. It follows a group of teens wrestling with issues of identity, sexuality and religion at a co-ed Catholic boarding school, producers said.