In this gossamer-laced reality there is never a moment to be without your face, to not be together. One false move and you'll get chopped. One night can leave you legendary or a subsidiary.
Enter the House of Light, a hyper-glamorous, uber-competitive drag queen refuge where a daughter who was once a son can find a family.
While the House is primping and preening for a catwalk showdown, drag queen Nina is wooing the delectable Eric as Wilson. How can Nina/Wilson strut the thorny divide between opposite genders and differing worlds?
A post-performance discussion will follow and invite the audience to engage with what liberation means to us.
Wig Out! by Tarell Alvin McCraney ("Moonlight," "Head of Passes," "The Brother/Sister Plays")
Directed by Dell Howlett (Studio Theater D.C. production)
Featuring: Jamyl Dobson, Ysabel Jasa, Eric Lockley, Tatiana Wechsler, Neil Dawson, Ato Blankson-Wood, Portia Boston, Max Cervantes, and more TBA.
Note: The reading will end around 4:00pm, with the optional open-discussion to follow.