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Monsters of the American Cinema

July 20, 2023 @ 9:30 am - August 8, 2023 @ 2:30 pm

$10 – $45

When his husband dies, Remy Washington, a Black man, finds himself both the owner of a drive-in movie theater and a caregiver to his late husband?s straight, white teenage son, Pup. United by their love of classic American monster movies, the two have developed a warm and caring familial chemistry ? but their relationship is tested when Remy discovers Pup and his friends have been bullying a teen at his school. Told through dueting monologue and playful dialogue, Monsters of the American Cinema is a haunting and humorous tale about fathers and sons, ghosts, and monsters. Ages 18+ Content Warning: Swearing or coarse language, mild violence, grief, depictions of smoking on stage.

Event Details

Host: Atlas Performing Arts Center
Date: July 20 – August 6, 2023 • 6PM
Location: Hill Center, 921 Pennsylvania Ave SE, Washington, DC 20003
Event fee: $10 – $45
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For More Information

Contact: Rachel Pearl
Phone: 239.980.0961


July 20, 2023 @ 9:30 am
August 8, 2023 @ 2:30 pm
$10 – $45


Hill Center DC
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Atlas Performing Arts Center
1333 H Street NE
Washington, DC 20002 United States
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