Ed Team

Playing Gay Is "So Not An Issue" for These Teens

Filed By Ed Team | December 10, 2009 7:30 AM | comments

Filed in: Quote of the Day
Tags: Concord-Carlisle High School, peter atlas

"I told them that if they play their parts successfully, the audience will confuse them and their characters, which is to say, people will assume they're gay or they never would have been able to play the part so convincingly. They understood that and assured me it wasn't a problem for them. I'm amazed and delighted at how cavalier these kids are. It's so not an issue.''

--Peter Atlas, a math teacher and sometime theatrical director at Concord-Carlisle High School in Massachusetts. The school's drama club is the first high school group in the country to perform Falsettos, the Tony Award-winning show about two same-sex couples, an opposite-sex couple, and a 12-year-old boy

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I’ve never seen the play Falsettos. But based on some rumors performing a stage play for this is really worth of payday loans. Of course, seeing this play will make you realize how the two same-sex couples, an opposite-sex couple, and a 12-year-old boy lived and influence each other. I just hope our school drama club can put this up to realize that the third gender really exist in many ways.