Full Length Musical
Adaptations (Stage & Screen)
120 minutes (2 hours)
Time Period - 1990s
Settings Of Play - Spring – Winter 1998. Toccoa and Atlanta, Georgia.
FEATURES / CONTAINS
Unit Set/Multiple Settings
Alcohol, Mild Adult Themes, Smoking
College Theatre / Student, Professional Theatre, Large Stage, Blackbox / Second Stage /Fringe Groups
RECOGNITION / AWARDS
Based on the 2001 Sundance Film Festival documentary, Southern Comfort follows the last year of Robert Eads, a transgender male in Georgia, in the last year of his life as he is diagnosed with ovarian cancer. He surrounds himself with his chosen family who are predominantly transgender as well as they share monthly potluck meals. Like any family, they have their own trials and tribulations, but ultimately they all seek acceptence for who they are in their own skin.
CRITICS PICK! "A sweetheart of a musical." - The New York Times, Read More
"Beautiful and heartfelt show...bring the family." - Deadline, Read More
Southern Comfort premiered at Barrington Stage Company in Pittsfield, MA in July 2015 under the direction of Thomas Caruso.