Back Porch @ The Victory Theatre Center

(all photos by Keira Wight)

Rob Stevens – Haines His Way

William Inge’s 1953 play Picnic brought the Kansan playwright his only Pulitzer Prize. Although there have been many star-studded stage productions in the decades since, Picnic is mainly remembered from its 1955 film adaptation which starred William Holden, Kim Novak and Rosalind Russell among others. Inge was a famously closeted gay man, and now playwright Eric Anderson has written a play that Inge himself might have written if he had the benefit of these more open times. The result is Back Porch, currently receiving its World Premiere by Bluestem Productions at Burbank’s Victory Theatre. Read more…