HOORAY FOR HAY
Harry Hay, the great gay rights activist and founder of the pre-Stonewall Mattachine Society, had a personality big enough to deserve several plays about him, and it looks like his moment has finally arrived. This spring, Jon Marans's The Temperamentals opened to positive reviews Off-Off-Broadway and is still running to full houses. Though The Mattachine Project—whose creators include writers Andy Horwitz and Dan Fishback and director Stephen Brackett—does not possess the star cachet of The Temperamentals (with Ugly Betty's Michael Urie), its production—part of the HOT! Festival—has the kind of downtown, experimental queer cachet that the partially cross-dressing Harry Hay would likely be proud of.
Tue., July 28, 7 p.m.; Wed., July 29, 7 p.m., 2009
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