Stage Left Studio's Artistic Director, Cheryl King, has announced the line up for this year's Beyond the Pale Arts Festival, to be presented at Stage Left Studio's 37th street space, August 1-7.

The festival will open with Forbidden Kiss, August 1, the regular Stage Left Studio erotica series, featuring original monologues, sketches, comedy, and erotica by the company members. The festival will also feature a reading of Salty and Sweet (August 2), several short films (August 3), Monologues and Sketches (August 4-5), Topher Cusumano's Roughhouse and William LoCasto's NYXY (August 6), and Brione Davis' A Noble Exile (August 7).

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