Audiences say: “Hilarious …stricken and dangerously poetic.”
Queer, southern, gothic. In the style of literary story theatre , a trans-dad, a housewife, her husband, his lover and a calf fight their sex in a mean Arkansas blizzard. Faulkner meets O’Connor meets McCullers. thom vernon (Seinfeld, Grace Under Fire, The Fugitive, General Hospital, etc.) stages his novel solo. Read Synopsis Here.
One tix to The Drifts Live: the novel onstage + any other @OnSoandSo Fest show & the 90 min. workshop is on thom.
In this writing & performance workshop, participants meld literature, photos, recordings, testimonies and other primary sources into their own stories to create original texts and performances. Click here for more details!
When: Nov. 1, 11a-1230P
A little video that interviews thom and some audience members post-show….
As a whole, The Drifts Live is a performance & education project. It is composed of live performances of excerpts from the literary novel, The Drifts (Coach House Books, 2010) and creative & educational workshops for students, scholars, activists and communities around gender and the meanings applied to our bodies.
Sarah Smith-Eivemark (publicist, Coach House Books): [email protected]