HOMEBASE: San Diego, CA
Matthew is in the midst of his youth when he learns that he is HIV-positive. After coming to terms with his diagnosis himself, he has decided to disclose his status to his family including his anxious sister, his impervious grandfather, and his neurotic mother. To overcome their own stigma and learn what it means to live with HIV in this generation, they will have to solve their differences and function as a family.
About You the Artist or Company
The arcHIVe project is a HIV/AIDS nonprofit dedicated to eliminating the stigmas of HIV and AIDS through art and education. We believe art can change the world and it is our tool to facilitate discussions about HIV and AIDS.
Is the Creative Director of InnerMission Productions. An 18-year veteran of the San Diego theatre community, her work has been seen from the south bay’s Onstage Playhouse to The Old Globe theatre.
Is the Founder of The arcHIVe project and a local playwright and theatre critic. His first foray into playwriting was produced as a part of the MENding Monologues at the Tenth Avenue Theatre and his work in the HIV community has been recognized by the University of San Diego, the National Association of Social Workers, and the California State Legislature.