It’s the Year of our Lord 1999. Retired gay men flock to the Sunshine QUEST Club in Fort Lauderdale, FL for dancing, companionship, flirtation, and nonstop fun. But not everyone is waiting for them with open arms.
LENGTH: 1 hour 35 minutes (plus intermission)
CAST: 4M, 1F
SETTING: The Sunshine QUEST Club in Fort Lauderdale, Florida—a social club for senior gay men.
TIME: Spring 1999.
World Premiere Production at the Fresh Fruit Festival at the Wild Project in New York City, JULY 11-13,
Reading by Ronnie Larsen Presents at The Foundry, Wilton Manors, FL, July 21, 2021.
Excerpts (under the title THE LAST NIGHTS OF SUNSHINE QUEST) were presented at the Pulse Ensemble Theatre Company Playwrights' Lab's Festival (Change!), March 2013, THE PLAYROOM, New York City.
"Fruitie" Award for Best Supporting Player (Camille Mazurek), Fresh Fruit Festival, 2014.
An earlier version (THE LAST NIGHTS OF THE SUNSHINE SAGE CLUB) was installed in the Eileen Heckart Drama for Seniors Archives at Ohio State University, 2009.
WORLD PREMIERE PRODUCTION
SUNSHINE QUEST had its world premiere at the Fresh Fruit Festival at the Wild Project in New York City, JULY 11-13, 2014.
Tony Neil*, James Meneses, George Boras, Steve Shoup*,
*Appearing by courtesy of Actors Equity Association
Directed by William Fowkes
Assistant Director – Wendy Peace
Choreographer/Movement Director – Heidi Miller
Stage Manager – Sondra Hunt
Pictured below (left to right): Camille Mazurek, George Boras, James Meneses, Steve Shoup, Tony Neil