Wednesday, January 31, 2007

Performance Schedule Feb & Mar 2007

Okay, I have some more presentation dates I am ready to announce.

I'm thrilled about my fourth year presenting at the True Colors Conference. This year I will present two new workshops with a new collaborative performance piece called Dragged Out of the Spiritual Closet. The piece will explore the spirituality of several queer folks (including Earthel and Chad). I am writing and performing it with Momma aka Worthie Mecham, a female impersonator and Christian speaker from LA.
(Oh and Elliot will also present a workshop at TC this year too!)

Now that I premiered The Re-Education of George W. Bush, I have begun to research and write my next play Transfigurations--Exploring the Gender Diaspora, a theater piece about trans, genderqueer and gender-different people in the Bible. I will weave the real life stories of trans folks with Bible characters who lived outside of traditional gender roles (there are many of them--you'd be surprise).

Doin' Time in the Homo No Mo Halfway House
Friday, February 16, 2007 7:30 PM
Bryan Junior Room
Frank Family Science Building
Guilford College
Greensboro, NC
(If you haven't already heard, there was just a terrible incident on this campus where three Palestinian students were attacked allegedly by some of the school's football players.)

Queer 101
Sunday, February 18, 2007 8:00 PM
Mid-Winter Gathering
Friends for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer Concerns
Summit Retreat Center
Brown Summit, North Carolina (just north of Greensboro)
Retreat Participants Only

Special Appearance
Sunday, February 25, 2007 11:45 AM
Chelsea Community Church
346 W 20th St
New York, NY 10011
(718) 886-5463

Doin' Time...
Thursday, March 1, 2007
Venue and Time TBA
Syracuse University
Sponsored by Syracuse University's LGBT Resource Center

Doin' Time...
Saturday, March 10, 2007 Time TBA
Unitarian Society of Hartford
50 Bloomfield Ave.
Hartford, CT 06105-1006

Workshops & New Performance Piece!
Friday & Saturday March 23, 24, 2007
True Colors XIV Annual Conference
Central Connecticut State University
New Britain, CT


At 3:40 AM , Blogger Liadan said...

Curses. Still nowhere near enough for me.

At 5:26 AM , Anonymous Anonymous said...

Hi Peterson! Strange coincidence...I heard you on the "Whosoever" podcast from November just last week, then this morning I saw your comment after mine at another blog, Two Worlds I'm assuming God wants me to tell you to come perform in Texas!

I was excited to hear about Transfigurations...hope you'll keep us up to date on it. And hurry, because the church need it, and bad.

Take care!

At 8:43 AM , Blogger grace said...

Good luck getting him to Texas, Alyssia! :)


At 8:43 AM , Blogger grace said...

Good luck getting him to Texas, Alyssia! :)


At 8:44 AM , Blogger grace said...

Good luck getting him to Texas, Alyssia! :)


At 8:47 AM , Blogger grace said...

Good luck getting him to Texas, Alyssia! :)


At 2:36 PM , Blogger Peterson Toscano said...

Um, okay Grace, I think you made your point. :-)

Now liadan, you can make a show happen nearer to you. Have any contacts at universities, churches, community centers, etc who might be interested in having me come and do a show? Let me know and we will follow-up.

So often these performances get booked because someone in the community suggested it. Many places don't respond well to random requests from performers. They get them all the time and simply don't reply in most cases.

At 8:30 PM , Blogger Peterson Toscano said...

alyssia! I love those random encounters. How cool.

Now about Texas, nothing anywhere near certain, but there is a very slight chance I will have a show in Denton sometime in the near future. Talk to the gig gods and see what they can pull off. (btw one of the gods is named Heath.)

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