Empire Stage

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1140 North Flagler Dr. 1/4 mile north of Sunrise
Ft Lauderdale, Fl 33304

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Body Awareness

Performing at Empire Stage (Mar 15 - Apr 20)

Runtime: 1 Hour 30 Minutes


"Body Awareness" was the 2009 Drama Desk Award winner for best play. As described by Nelson Pressley of The Washington Post, "Take a Vermont lesbian couple - Joyce, a high school cultural studies teacher, and Phyllis, a feminist academic - and their 21 year old son, Jared, who may have Asperger's Syndrome and who trawls the naughty stuff on the Internet. Add an extremely macho visiting artist named Frank Bonitatibus who photographs nude women and girls. Combine during a consciousness-raising "Body Awareness" week on Phyllis's progressive campus (Shirley State College). Stir Gently." 

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Empire Stage

Empire Stage is an artist-driven collective that produces new and existing works for the diverse audiences of Ft Lauderdale, including the LGBT and Senior populations. We are committed to presenting dynamic works originating from both the New York City and South Florda theatrical communities. It is our goal to offer theater artists a supportive environment where they can collaborate, take risks and develop as writers, as directors, as actors, as designers and as producer.

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