The Absolute Brightness of Leonard Pelkey is the “remarkable and moving” (The New York Times) new play written and performed by James Lecesne. The play follows a small Jersey shore town as they recollect on the memoires they shared with Leonard Pelkey, following his disappearance. This story commemorates the power of being true to oneself and the impact humanity and community can have on the world.
“REMARKABLE AND MOVING! Leaves you beaming with joy.”CHARLES ISHERWOOD, THE NEW YORK TIMES
“Absolute Brightness is A TIMELESS LESSON ABOUT HOW WE LIVE, and what we leave behind”
“So engrossing and skillfully acted, ABSOLUTE BRIGHTNESS is an absolute delight.”ROMA TORRE, NY1
• Author and star James Lecesne is the founder of The Trevor Project, the country’s only 24-hour suicide hotline for gay and questioning youth.
• The production is donating a precedent setting $5 of every ticket to The Trevor Project
• Absolute Brightness played a sold out run at Dixon Place before moving uptown to the Westside Theatre for its limited 12 week run.