Who threw the first rock at Stonewall? Is Liza Minnelli an actual gay man? Why won't people STFU about the Babadook? What do RuPaul, Virginia Woolf and Rock Hudson all have in common? Gay stuff.
Queer history is as complicated and vibrant as the number of letters in LGBTQIAPK+ spectrum. Our histories/herstories have often been erased, mistold, and forgotten. With Pride month coming to a close, it's a time to honor and reflect on historical Queer figures like Marsha P. Johnson and Sylvia Rivera.
On June 30th, The Village Theatre presents QUEER DRUNK HISTORY - featuring a fabulous lineup of LGBTQ+ identified improvisers acting out scenes based on *drunken* prompts by local drag entertainers. Support your local queer comedians with a history lesson that you never knew you needed!
"All too often, queerness is used as a joke in comedy with our sexuality seen as a gimmick in a scene," says organizer and improviser Nick DeGroote. "This event gives us queer improvisers a seat at the comedy table and shows our stories are just as important as others on stage."
"This is the first queer improv event I've been invited to perform at, so it means the world to me! This event has made me feel seen for the first time in this community," says featured improviser, Anna Jones.
Two RuPaul's Drag Race alums, Nicole Paige Brooks and Dax ExclamationPoint, along with Brigitte Bidet, Biqtch Puddin, and JayBella Banks all got boozed up for the project. It's sure to be a (boozy) doozy!
Queer Drunk History is this Friday night at The Village Theatre!
Tickets are selling out quickly so buy them HERE.