Full-Length Play


Sunshine QUEST

A Play in Two Acts by William Ivor Fowkes


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.

 

EXCERPT


PRODUCTION HISTORY

 

World Premiere at the Fresh Fruit Festival at the Wild Project in New York City, JULY 11-13, 2014. 

 

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. 

 


AWARD

 

"Fruitie" Award for Best Supporting Player (Camille Mazurek), Fresh Fruit Festival, 2014.

 

 

HONOR

 

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. 

Starring

Tony Neil*, James Meneses, George Boras, Steve Shoup*,

Camille Mazurek*

*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


SUNSHINE QUEST

A Play in Two Acts

by William Ivor Fowkes

 

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