Cabaret celebrates LGBTQ community
GREENVILLE, S.C. — A Valentine’s Day collaboration of vocalists, artists and dancers from the Upstate’s LGBTQ community will present Glow Lyric Theatre’s “Love is Love is Love” on Feb. 14, 7 p.m., at The Warehouse Theatre, 37 Augusta St. It is intended for those 18 and older.
“Love is Love is Love” is a cabaret performance that focuses on how the power of love can stop oppression. It features dance, poetry, standup comedy and a myriad of musical styles including musical theatre, pop/hip-hop and opera. The evening’s seven performers will add touches of their own personal stories, from humorous anecdotes to brutally honest depictions of their lives as part of the Upstate LGBTQ community. Filled with humor and heart, “Love is Love is Love” sparks an important dialogue about how a community can harness love to celebrate diverse humanity, organizers said.
A pre-show reception will take place at 6 p.m. with free desserts provided by Upstate Pride SC. Beer and wine will be available for purchase.
After the show join the cast for a brief talk-back.
Tickets are $25 and are available online. Seating is limited.
Theatre fundraiser upcoming
CHARLESTON, S.C. — We Are Family and College of Charleston’s Center Stage Theatre will present a musical theatre fundraiser on Feb. 11, 7 p.m., at Connections Niteclub, 1379 Ashley River Rd.
The revue explores the journey of coming out, gender expression, love, family and self-acceptance by way of popular Broadway hits, past and present.
A special reception and special drag performances will immediately follow the performance.
Proceeds and tickets sales go directly to We Are Family with a goal of creating a drop-in shelter for youth experiencing homelessness and a LGBTQ resource center.
Tickets, which are available online, are $100 VIP (reserved table for four, champagne bottle and two drink tickets for after party), $20 non-reserved seats and $10 general admission/standing-room-only.
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