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Everyone is Talking About 'Speakeasy'!

Do not miss your chance to experience this very special production here for ONE WEEKEND only!

Matthews Playhouse of the Performing Arts and the African American Playwrights Group (AAPG) are thrilled to bring Rory D. Sheriff's Speakeasy to the Fullwood Theatre in Matthews for ONE WEEKEND - September 22-24, 2023! Read what our local media is saying about Speakeasy, opening September 22nd at Matthews Playhouse!

WBTV News- K. Alana Jones (Marge), Cecilia McNeill (Virginia) and Speakeasy Playwright/Director/Actor Rory D. Sheriff (Lloyd) dropped by WBTV News over the weekend to speak to news anchor Caroline Hicks about the show, their characters and how they related to the story. Click Here to watch the interview! Charlotte Observer- As part of its Fall Arts Guide, the Charlotte Observer highlighted the Charlotte area's biggest and smallest arts groups to detail the plays and musicals coming up- including Speakeasy. Read what Rory D. Sheriff had to say in the article, Ambition blooms in one of Charlotte's smallest arts groups and one of its biggest. The Biscuit - The official newsletter of Charlotte Is Creative (a nonprofit organization working to connect CLT creatives to promotion, training, funding, tools, networking & paid gigs) featured Speakeasy playwright, Rory D. Sheriff as part of their State of Stages series. Read their article, The Accidental Producer.

Speakeasy has also been featured in Broadway World, The Charlotte Post, Charlotte Magazine, Charlotte Culture Guide, QCity Metro, and several other local publications.

This production contains mature themes and situations, suggestive and adult language, depictions of stage violence, and alcohol consumption and will employ the use of theatrical weapons and gunshots. Recommended for ages 18+.


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