GAY NERDS, Indie Soap Award Winner 2013.


Thank you, New York City! Thanks, We Love Soaps! And thanks, Indie Soap Awards!

And, of course, special thanks to the whole GAY NERDS family: Robert Keller, Ryan Kerr, Alexandra Wylie, Graeme Mislan, Natasha Diak, Max Kennedy, David Kraft, Kurt Ilk, Rick Simm, Kirsten Dahlin Nolan, Joseph de Melo, Raymond Reid, Seye Ogunlesi, Neil Sylva, Sasha Tolstoy, Shirley Owusu, Mike Bauman, Alicia Nicole, Candice Bowers, Damian Zuch, Tina Tsai, Rob Koszegi, Matt Rajczewski, Karen Elizabeth McMichael, Ryan Edwards, Thom Fraleigh, Gabrielle Gallant, Sunny Lau, Kelvin Lee, Damir Pavelic, Elise Cousineau, Valery Gore, Kyle Kofsky, Patricia Mislan, Swiss Chalet, Celeste Percy-Beauregarde, Christine Evans, Jeremy Zuch, Forbes Campbell, Mike Pruess, Lara & Mark Oulahen, Karen Atwell, Meaghan Tellier, Eileen Lewis, Justin Brown, Jason Graine, Tommica Givens, Snap Kofsky, Django Diak-Tolstoy, Owen Lewis-Brown, Robert Nolan, Morgan Joy, Matt McCready, Hope L. Nicholson, my very patient parents, and my ex-boyfriend who criticized my career path.

Goooooooooooooooooooooo GAY NERDS!

We’re taking over the Internet! (Husbands, The Hunting Season, and Pride? Not bad company to keep, if we do say so ourselves.)

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“GAY NERDS is all about those D&D loving, video game playing, comic book reading, men that don’t quite fit into the same “scene” as the guys from HUNTING SEASON. I hold a special place in my heart for GAY NERDS because I’m a sucker for a cute gay nerd in glasses.”

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And it’s also positive!

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“Gay Nerds is a fairly high-risk show. Almost entirely dependent on the old play-within-a-play device and offering up a new pop-culture reference roughly every 90 seconds, it runs the risk of being a little too clever. Thankfully, the show manages to stay on the right side of the line. Eventually, it morphs into a hilarious-yet-touching story about friendship, love, and an easily-pushed-around man growing a backbone. Robert Keller earns audience sympathies as Ralphie, a shy LARPer and failed screenwriter who just wants to be left alone. Ryan Kerr is uproariously funny as Ralphie’s aggressively outgoing housemate, Sam.”

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And it’s positive!

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“I had to see Gay Nerds (Misnomer Theatre) at the Toronto Fringe Festival this year because I am a gay nerd. (Well, if we want to get into identity politics here, I’d say I’m more of a queer geek.) Now that I have seen it, I highly recommend it to any other gay nerds, queer geeks, and people in general who like dirty jokes that refer to fantasy, sci-fi, and theatre itself. Like, if you know a lot about Tennessee Williams plays as well as Tolkien, Star Wars, and video games, and you’re irreverent enough to enjoy anal sex jokes about them, then this play’s for you.”

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“A spin-off from the newish web series of the same name, Gay Nerds finds the two titular geeks—Sam (Ryan Kerr) and Ralphie (Robert Keller)—stuck in a Fringe play with their homegirl Lana (Kirsten Dahlin Nolan). The trio are forced to create a story out of nerd culture references or risk being trapped on stage forever. The poster for this play has a picture of two penis-shaped lightsabers. That alone should be enough to sell you.”

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