Run, Faggot, Run!

By Brian Wild

Directed by Brian Wild

John Everson is just your average guy-next-door - young, charismatic, intelligent – with a house, a son, and a significant other who is the love of his life.  But this blue collar auto-worker, after losing his job of 17 years, is thrust into the limelight when he challenges two presidential candidates at an open-forum debate about the state of the country – and finds himself unwittingly running for President of the United States.  The one small problem – John has a little secret that could bring his whole campaign crashing down – he’s a closeted gay man, and he intends on staying in the closet, no matter what.

Broom Street Theater proudly presents ‘Run, Faggot, Run’– a new political comedy of rainbow proportions from the makers of Flowers for Dubya and A Very Bitchy Christmas.  RFR skewers the left, the right and everything in-between in this comic romp, and sends an assortment of lovably crazy characters through a whirlwind American election only to find that sometimes the truth is in there – and may need a little help finding its way back out of the closet.

‘Run, Faggot, Run’ playwright Brian Wild is the author of twelve original plays, including last year’s mega-hit, Dork Side of the Moon, and promises that RFR will be no exception to the rule of fun.  The play features a cast of Broom Street regulars and newcomers, including Siobhan Edge, Kay Dixon, Terry Lane, Ethan Mutz, Cassi Harris, N’Dig0 Feather, Matt Kenyon, Greg Johnson, Deiven Swimm and Collin Erikson.

Produced by Broom Street Theater at Broom Street Theater, 1119 Williamson Street, Madison

Performances: September 26 through November 2, 2008

Performance Times: Every Friday-Sunday.  Friday and Saturday performances are at 8:00 p.m. and Sunday performances are at 2:00 p.m.

Ticket Prices: $8.00

To make reservations or for more information about the play or the theater, call Broom Street Theater at (608) 244-8338 or go the theater’s website at

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