ALL OUT READINGS I: My Last, Best Spouse…or How Lance Loud Saved My Life by Raoul D. Luna A memoir play about the impact of musician/reality show icon Lance Loud on a Latino military brat in the early ‘70s. Performs Sunday, July 21 @ 12pm. FREE & OPEN TO THE PUBLIC.
ALL OUT READINGS II: NAKED by Brian LaPerche Adrian is gay. Bret is bi. They are a perfectly balanced couple…until they meet Claire at a bar and their relationship and sexual identities are thrown into chaos. Performs Sunday, July 21 @ 2pm. FREE & OPEN TO THE PUBLIC.
ABOUT THE PLAYWRIGHTS
Playwright Raoul D. Luna has worked as an actor at regional theaters around the country, including: McCarter Theatre, The Kennedy Center, The Shakespeare Theatre, Studio Theater, Signature Theatre, Gala Hispanic Theatre, and L.A. Theatre Works. He originated the role of ‘Young’ in the World Premiere of Carlos Murillo’s “Never Whistle While You’re Pissing” at The Group Theater in Seattle. For The Seattle Fringe Theatre Festival, he performed the one-man show “Men on the Verge of a HIS-Panic Breakdown” which was subsequently produced at Round House Theatre in Maryland. He directed Regie Cabico’s “Onomatopoeia . . . “, and “Faith, Hope & Regie” at HERE. With Stephanie Bok, he was a founder of Mission Theatre Co. in Brooklyn, where he directed Jose Rivera’s “Sonnets for an Old Century” and Robert Chesley’s “Stray Dog Story”. Raoul D. Luna is the creator, writer and star of the web series “Still with It”.
Brian LaPerche is a writer, director, and actor who graduated from Columbia University in 2012 with a BA in English. At Columbia he directed productions of Martin McDonagh’s The Pillowman and an outdoor, interactive production of Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream. In the summer of 2012, he wrote and starred in The Connected: Bundle #1 at the New York International Fringe Festival. He is a member of The Brewing Dept., a group of theater artists from Columbia University who are dedicated to giving projects a substantive development process in order to create the best work possible. He recently appeared in The Living Room at the Planet Connections Theatre Festivity, also produced by The Brewing Dept. Brian’s work focuses on sexuality, technology, and communication in the 21st century. He is thrilled to be a part of the Fresh Fruit Festival’s reading series and thanks his friends and family for their support.