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Palm Beach Dramaworks reaches out to gay audience with new program

Palm Beach Dramaworks reaches out to gay audience with new program

When Palm Beach Dramaworks commissioned the gay-themed drama “Billy and Me,” which is playing now at the downtown West Palm Beach theater, Gary Cadwallader saw the chance to reach out to the LGBT community. That’s how OutStage@PBD was born.

“I just thought this is the perfect opportunity to begin to focus and concentrate on the LGBT audience,” says Cadwallader, the director of education and community management for Dramaworks. “My mission for this was to engage, entertain and inspire. Those are the words I’m using as a goal for this program.”

For the inaugural Outstage@PBD, two events are scheduled. First up is a Dec. 15 performance of “Billy and Me,” an imagined re-creation...

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