COVID-19 UPDATE: Proud Mary Theatre wishes you good health and safety during this crisis. All live performances are cancelled until further notice. All season subscribers will be contacted via email regarding ticket exchange options.
Watch our BRAND SPANKING NEW VIRTUAL PLAY SERIES on Tuesdays at 8 p.m. Explore some new playwrights, voices, social issues and even musical selections with us. Some of these plays are being considered for future production and your comments and input are encouraged. Our Virtual Play Readings are TOTALLY FREE, but you can make a donation at proudmarytheatre.com/donate.
Alive – July 14, 2020
Proud Mary Theatre Company continues our Brand Spanking New Play Series with the world premiere of Alive written and directed by Greenville native Taylor Davidson Tuesday, July 14 @ 8 p.m. on our Facebook Page!
Taylor Davidson (director and playwright) is thrilled to have her first full-length play chosen for the Proud Mary Virtual Play Reading Series. She appeared at Proud Mary as Ginny in Five Lesbians Eating a Quiche and has also performed at other theaters throughout SC and Georgia, including Live Arts Theatre, Lionheart Theatre, the Upstate Shakespeare Festival, Centre Stage, and Spartanburg Little Theatre.
“Alive” stars Katie Wickline, Reuben Fitzer, Heather R. Pharus, and Jason Maduafokwa.
Donations to South Carolina’s Queer Theatre Company can be made on our website at proudmarytheatre.com
A Straightforward Scenario – June 30, 2020
C’est la Vie – June 9, 2020
The Vultures – June 2, 2020
In the vein of And Then There Were None, Clue and Murder by Death, The Vultures puts a modern, comedic, gay spin on the haunted house/ mystery genre. This Reading is made possible by the generosity of Mark Ridge and special arrangement with Heuer Publishing.
The Little Pony – May 12, 2020
The Little Pony by Paco Bezerra and translated by Spartanburg native Marion Peter Holt follows a young couple grappling with their son’s traumatic bullying because of his My Little Pony backpack. Upstate actors Ryan Hewitt and Libby Riggins star in this reading and Brigitte Carpenter directs. The Little Pony was inspired by events that took place in North Carolina in 2014
Blue Camp – April 28, 2020
Blue Camp is set at an army detention center on Treasure Island in San Francisco Bay during the early days of the Vietnam War as outed soldiers confront the hypocrisy of the military’s treatment of gay servicemen.
White Picket Wives – April 14, 2020
Enjoy this recording of our Live ZOOM Stream TUESDAY, APRIL 14, 2020 of WHITE PICKET WIVES, a lesbian suburban melodramedy set amid 1950s McCarthyism by Vivian Zelda Strong. A Live Chat with the playwright after the performance. All Plays are TOTALLY FREE, but we are accepting PayPal/Credit Card donations.
The mission of the Proud Mary Theatre Company, a 501 (c) 3 non-profit and non-professional theatre, is to advocate for the LGBTQ+ community through the Arts by presenting LGBTQ+ voices and stories in Spartanburg and the entire Upstate region with compelling dramas, rib-tickling comedies, musicals, and local original works and avant-garde pieces that celebrate diversity and acceptance.
Proud Mary Theatre Company was founded in 2017 and has won several awards from the South Carolina Theatre Association and the Southeastern Theatre Conference including Best Production, Best Actor and Best Director.