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'Benefactor' at Stillpointe Theatre Initiative is dystopic with confused gender politics

'Benefactor' at Stillpointe Theatre Initiative is dystopic with confused gender politics

General Electric just bought Greece, Pfizer owns every politician, and the few remaining women on earth have been forced to become child-bearers or prostitutes. Sound familiar? Perhaps you’re thinking of “Children of Men,” “The Handmaid’s Tale,” or that fever dream you had the other night where George Bush was elected for 10 consecutive terms. But, no, this is the world of “The Benefactor,” a play by Kimberly Lynne, which StillPointe Theatre Initiative is producing at Emmanuel Episcopal Church through Feb. 21, that attempts to use this dystopian setting as a means to explore gender and sexuality. Judith (Courtney Proctor), a professional...

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