Spring/Summer Theatre 2019
Award-winning new writing from some of the most exciting playwrights on the scene today
The European premiere of the off-Broadway hit.
Millennial fashion designer Wes has just purchased an abandoned building, but little does he know that this forgotten gem was the UpStairs Lounge, a vibrant ‘70s gay bar in the French Quarter of New Orleans, starting an exhilarating journey of seduction and self-exploration in the summertime hear with the rush of lust, sex and incense mixed in the air.
A provocative new musical, The View UpStairs is inspired by the true story of the 1973 arson attack that the largest single attack against the LGBTQ+ community until the Pulse Nightclub shootings in Florida in 2016. Filled with a collection of beautiful love songs and power rock ballads, this is a musical about friendship, community, how far we’ve come and how far we still have yet to go. It is a story of hope; and it’s a rainbow rollercoaster you do not want to miss.
‘a moving homage to LGBT culture past and present.’Entertainment Weekly
Now and forever, come whatever.
'IF YOU SEE ONE PLAY THIS YEAR, MAKE IT THE VIEW UPSTAIRS.'