Jonathan Moscone was 14 when his father, San Francisco Mayor George Moscone, and city supervisor Harvey Milk were murdered. Milk became a gay rights icon, while the mayor remained largely a footnote in his story. The artistic director of the California Shakespeare Theater decided to change that.
The 2011 Capital Fringe Festival marked the debut of a new theater company in Washington. A handful of recent George Mason graduates started the group, and a glimpse of their Fringe submission makes one thing obvious: when they put on a play, they do mean play.
A group called Taffety Punk is bringing an inventive, low-budget approach to producing plays in the D.C. area. Its credo is: "Artist-centered, exciting, affordable" and the theater company's newest effort is called "The Car Plays".
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