Monday, December 7, 2009

Upcoming: Promised Land by Rudy Ramirez, Allgo at the New Movement Theatre, December 4-5, 11-12

Found on-line:

the state organization
for queer people of color

Promised Land

A Radical Queer Revival: One boy’s search for love, liberation and a working toilet in the Appalachian woods
Written and Performed by Rudy Ramirez
Directed by Bree Perlman
Dec 4-5, 11-12 (Fri-Sat) at 8 p.m. at The New Movement: 1819 Rosewood Ave, Austin, TX
Recommended Donation: $5-$10

Talk back facilitated by allgo on December 11

Promised Land is the story of one queer Latino boy’s search for love, liberation, and a working toilet in the Tennessee woods. After years spent looking for romance in the wilderness of San Francisco, Austin performer Rudy Ramirez traveled to Radical Fairyland, a haven for the queerest of the queer in the Appalachian mountains. The following 24 hours changed his life forever. Now he’s taking audiences with him (don’t worry, it’s only an hour this time) to experience the vegan pot pie dinners, radical queer ninjas, freezing cabins, mountains covered in vanilla frosting, a store called Gay Identities ‘r’ Us, and, most terrifying of all, outhouses. It’s a story of finding yourself–and maybe even someone to make out with–in the most unlikely of places.

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