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Reflections of a Rock Lobster - The Play!
03 Mar 2012 8:00 pm
11 Mar 2012 11:59 pm
Reflections of a Rock Lobster: The Stage Play

Reflections of a Rock Lobster chronicles the true story of Aaron Fricke, a 17 year-old gay student in Cumberland, Rhode Island who found himself a reluctant celebrity when he sued his public high school for the right to escort his boyfriend to his high school prom in 1980. Citing a ”real and present threat of physical harm to [Fricke], [his] male escort and to others…” his principal refused. The case Fricke vs. Lynch and Cumberland High School became a landmark Supreme Court decision and a national media sensation, concluding with a surprising and heart-warming expression of hope and harmony shared among gay and straight teens.

Boston Children's Theater