By Becca Clark
Wrangell Sentinel 

Movie about Juneau's secret history coming to Wrangell


A video filmed of the award-winning play “Blue Ticket,” a historical fiction of dark pieces of Juneau history in the 1960s, will show at the Nolan Center at 6:30 p.m. April 15.

The author of the play, Maureen “Mo” Longworth, will be present for a discussion following the film.

The play is based on true stories about gay Alaska men who were secretly removed from Juneau by police in the 1960s.

When Longworth moved to Juneau with her partner Lynn in 1992 to work at SEARHC, she discovered that LGBTQ topics were not talked about openly. She learned that Juneau had a dark and secretive history.

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