Stories of Pride: Cheyenne Jackson, Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Lea DeLaria, Gavin Creel, Terrence McNally and More Celebrate
28 Jun 2013
Tony Award nominee Justin Vivian Bond, performer and writer of "Tango: My Childhood, Backwards and in High Heels," whose hit show Summer Camp recently wrapped at 54 Below.
After being told I wasn't "butch" enough in my college theatre program, I was thrilled for myself and other young theatre queens when my very queer and outrageous show Kiki and Herb: Alive on Broadway was nominated for a Tony. I thought, "Hopefully this will help today's up and coming LGBTTIQQ2SAA performers to know it's okay to let their authenticity shine in this wonderful business."
Holed up in a seedy motel on the edge of the Mojave Desert, two former lovers unpack the deep secrets and dark desires of their tangled relationship, passionately tearing each other apart. Led by director Daniel Aukin (Back Back Back at MTC, 4,000 Miles), Tony winner Nina Arianda (Venus in Fur at MTC, Born Yesterday) and Sam Rockwell (A Behanding in Spokane, The Way Way Back) bring an explosive intensity to Sam Shepard’s (Buried Child, True West) landmark myth of the new Wild West.