My article for The Independent about how queer feminism is (believe it or not) universal.
When Max Vernon isn’t in Louisville, licking mannequins next to me in the Mannequin Graveyard, he’ll be in Berkeley, writing provocative songs with me, while Mike Donahue and Dito van Reigersberg adopt shelter dogs for all of us to raise. (Meanwhile, Dane Laffrey will be cooking.) #collaboration …But this is the official word on what we’re doing:
My Father the Speeding Bullet: Nincest is a provocative, irreverent exploration of trauma, its aftermath, and its insidious reconfiguration into glamor. When Anais Nin was nine, her father left. When she was thirty, he returned—and began a passionate and secret love affair with her. Nincest is a darkly comedic, gender-bending, play-with-songs in which the part of Anais is written for Pig Iron co-founder Dito van Reigersberg.
This is one of the best synopses I’ve seen about a play of mine… and definitely better than any synopsis I’ve ever written. I couldn’t be more excited to spend some time at Woolly Mammoth, with two of my fave things on the planet: Mike Donahue and five queered-up lady Boops.