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Thu, Dec 15

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Matrix Theatre Company

Swimming While Drowning

Emilio Rodriguez’s coming-of-age story fearlessly explores the resilience of young gay and trans teens. A story that is simultaneously gritty, sweet, funny, heartbreaking and real.

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Swimming While Drowning
Swimming While Drowning

Time & Location

Dec 15, 2022, 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM

Matrix Theatre Company, 2730 Bagley St, Detroit, MI 48216, USA

About the event

The first show of Matrix Theatre Company's 31st Season: Swimming While Drowning Written and Directed by Emilio Rodriguez. 

December 1-17, 2022

Starring: Alexander Hernandez and Cameron Graham

Evenings: 8:00pm

Matinees: 3:00pm

Matrix Theatre Company

2730 Bagley St. Detroit MI, 48197

When teenager Angelo Mendez decides to leave his home out of fear of further disappointing his homophobic father, he encounters a world he was not prepared for at an LGBT homeless shelter in Los Angeles. There he meets a fellow homeless teen who gives him a voice and unexpectedly introduces him to love. Angelo is chasing dreams, while Mila is chasing survival. Angelo ultimately learns that all relationships, no matter how powerful, have an unfortunate time cap which he must cope with through his writing. A dark romantic comedy set in a homeless shelter. Emilio Rodriguez’s coming-of-age story fearlessly explores the resilience of young gay and trans teens. A story that is simultaneously gritty, sweet, funny, heartbreaking and real.

Tickets

  • General Admission

    $22.00
    +$0.55 service fee
  • Student, Seniors, Military

    Student, Senior 65+, Veterans and Active Military

    • $17.00
      +$0.43 service fee
    • $17.00
      +$0.43 service fee
    • $17.00
      +$0.43 service fee

Total

$0.00

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