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COMING OUT was originally produced at The Abbey Theater of Dublin, in Dublin, Ohio, October 4-19, 2013, by Creatures Plays Corporation, and was presented by special arrangement with Riverdale Literary Holdings, Inc.

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What’s In The News?

With the original Dublin production closed, this page will be used to let the public know about new productions as they are contracted, where things stand on the movie, and other developments.

July 21, 2013, BroadwayWorld.com:

 J.T. McDaniel to Co-Direct, Star in New Play COMING OUT at Abbey Theater; Full Cast Announced

This was the original production announcement. There were significant changes made in the cast and crew in the following weeks, including the departure of the associate director and several cast members, mostly due to work conflicts. The author would also decide to concentrate on acting and script revisions, and a new director would be brought in.

August 24, 2013, BroadwayWorld.com:

COMING OUT to Open at Abbey Theater of Dublin, 10/4

Rehearsals were now under way, so this was released. Some of the cast changes had already been made. One more was yet to come.

September 28, 2013, BroadwayWorld.com:

COMING OUT Opens Friday, October 4, at The Abbey Theater of Dublin

About a week to go before opening night.

October 2, 2013, BroadwayWorld.com:

Colleen Dunne to Direct COMING OUT at Abbey Theater of Dublin

With the show opening in two days, it was actually a little past time to let the public know a new director had been running things for the last several weeks.

October 9, 2013, BroadwayWorld.com:

COMING OUT Enters Second Weekend of Performances on National Coming Out Day, 11-11-13

Admittedly, this was a coincidence, as the story points out, but given the decidedly gay friendly, pro marriage equality nature of the play, this was a case where serendipity needed to be played up. Naturally, we’d have mentioned any anti-abuse days (spousal or child) if they’d come up as well, that being another major theme.

October 18, 2013, BroadwayWorld.com:

COMING OUT Wraps Run at Abbey Theater of Dublin This Weekend

This was the end of the scheduled limited run for the original production, after nine performances and one preview.

Original Dublin Production News

December 2, 2013, BroadwayWorld.com:

COMING OUT to be Viewable Online Through December

In what is perhaps a rather blatant attempt to win Best Original Play in the 2013 BroadwayWorld.com Columbus Awards, we’re putting the entire play on line so that theater lovers everywhere can see it and, we obviously hope, vote for us.