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WOLFCRUSH: A Queer Werewolf Play

  • Thalian Hall Ruth & Bucky Stein Theatre 310 Chestnut Street Wilmington, NC, 28401 United States (map)

Pineapple-Shaped Lamps is thrilled to announce their Fall 2019 production, WOLFCRUSH: A Queer Werewolf Play by Haygen-Brice Walker, directed by Matt Carter.

Being gay in high school is hard. Being gay in the South is harder. And being gay while a bloodthirsty monster lurks just beyond the tree line is insane. Ginger Snaps meets Riverdale in this sexy, campy, hormonal horror comedy. Something sinister is stalking the dark forests of a small Virginia town—something hungry—and it’s ripping through the local livestock. The mayor is in a state of panic. And no one can find Gilbertee, the town’s prize cow! But the local teenagers have other things to worry about. Why is the school quarterback Huck hanging out with the weird kid, Beecher? And Huck’s girlfriend Kyle has been texting the new girl Junyce a lot. Where is Billy Wilkerson, the class president? Why do the kids keep wandering off into the woods? A full moon fever dream full of cannibalism, werewolf sex, first kisses, and all the lies we tell ourselves to fall asleep. Come take a bite, we dare you

WOLFCRUSH: A Queer Werewolf Play was originally produced by On the Rocks, a California born, New York bred company specializing in uniquely campy humor, blending societal critique with southern-fried dark comedy. On The Rocks is a company rooted in risk-taking, thrill-seeking, sex, gore, and a brilliantly millennial take on theatre. Playwright Haygen-Brice Walker with friend and collaborator Elaina Di Monaco first brought WOLFCRUSH to life at the 2018 Philadelphia Fringe Festival. Walker has penned a unique LGBTQIA horror fairy tale, one that blends small town sensibilities with the fear that comes when our bodies start to change. Change, after all, is inevitable. And what's scarier than that?

This show does contain explicit content, including harsh language, sexual situations, and violence.

Show dates are Aug. 29 - Sept. 1, Sept. 5-8 at the Ruth & Bucky Stein Theatre, Thalian Hall

Showtimes are Thurs - Sat 7:30pm, with 3:00pm Sunday Matinee
$25 General Admission, $20 Student/Senior/Military, $15 Thursdays

Tickets are available online at or in person at the Thalian Hall Box Office.

Earlier Event: July 25
GalaxyCon Raleigh
Later Event: September 5
WOLFCRUSH: A Queer Werewolf Play