"Matt's First (Real) Thanksgiving" (Staged Reading)

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Presented by Rialto Theatre at Rialto Theatre, Akron OH

Oct 23
"Matt's First (Real) Thanksgiving" (Staged Reading)

With a talk-back at the end of the performance for audience feedback

“Matt’s First (Real) Thanksgiving” tells the story of Matt, who brings home his younger boyfriend, Jason, on Thanksgiving to meet his family for the first time. Unfortunately, Matt’s family doesn’t know that he’s gay. Add to that a drunken aunt, a wise-cracking grandma & an unwanted ex-boyfriend & you’ve got an hilarious holiday!

Written by Brandi Eaton
Directed by Brian Westerley

Starring (in order of appearance):

Tom Stephan as Calvin Quinn
Adrienne Jones as Becky Quinn
Brian Westerley as Matt Quinn
Nick Sobotka as Jason Myles
Rose Gabriele Foti as Elaine Quinn
Harriet DeVeto as Violet Murray
Mason Shuman as Deke Jordan
Sue Jeromson as Dahlia Madison

“Matt’s” has been performed as a ten-minute play at Western Reserve Playhouse and as a thirty-minute play at the 2018 Summit StageFest. The ninety minute version had a Staged Reading at Western Reserve Playhouse in December 2017. This event will feature the full two-act version of the play. 


Playwright Brandi Eaton’s

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Tickets are $5.00

Contact: 234.525.1956

Email: contact@therialtotheatre.com

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