Sexual panic in South Brooklyn
Patrick Haggerty discusses his country upbringing, relationship with his father and creating country music’s first openly gay album.
Christopher Shinn and I spoke over the phone and decided we’d have our conversation at New Dramatists, where we’re both member playwrights. Because it’s summer, the building is relatively quiet and relatively air-conditioned.
This is Colm Tóibín’s third novel, and a very fine piece of work it is too.
The Bohen Series on Critical Discourse: “Equality in the Theater” by Craig Lucas.
“I know the ball walkers aren’t “feminists” in the politically correct sense of the term, but what they are doing is innately feminist. A boy becomes a girl—gender is a learned thing, and these people chose to be women despite the American social convention that to be a man would be the preferable choice.”