Case Closed: The Dorian Corey Story

Opening Sept 10th 2021
The Gene Frankel Theatre 24 Bond St. NYC

CASE CLOSED: THE DORIAN COREY STORY

​A New Play by
Jeffery S. Jones

Evening Showtime (8pm-10pm EDT)
September 10, 11, 15, 16, 17, 18, 22, 23, 24, 25, 29, 30
October 1, 2, 6, 7, 8, 9,

Matinee (3pm-5pm EDT)
September 12, September 19, 26
October 3, 10

 

Its 1967 in New York City and gay life is oppressed to say the least, parents disown their gay children, you can be arrested just for being in a gay bar and homosexuality is still classified as a mental disorder, in this hostile climate a famous female impersonator named Dorian Corey redefines family and creates a safe haven for others in her small Harlem apartment. After she died in 1993 a mummified corpse was found in her closet and that is where the investigation begins.

This is the true story of Dorian Corey and a few of the colorful characters she called family. The play is a surreal murder mystery with a comedic twist! In the end the audience will learn the true meaning of loyalty as they take a nostalgic peak into this fabulous world.

Case Closed: The Dorian Corey Story was written by strident gay playwright Jeffery S. Jones and being produced by Notsew Productions, a production company dedicated to telling the previously untold stories of marginalized minority voices in our society. Mr. Jones has been an advocate for LGBT+ voices in theatre for over 30 years. Case Closed: The Dorian Corey Story is his latest gift to us all.

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  • Date:Friday, September 10, 2021
  • Time:8:00pm - 10:00pm ET
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