The faggots and their friends between Revolutions, 2017

 Illustration by Ned Astra in  The Faggots and Their Friends Between Revolutions . New York: Calamus Books, 1977.

Illustration by Ned Astra in The Faggots and Their Friends Between Revolutions. New York: Calamus Books, 1977.

Morgan Bassichis adapts the underground classic The Faggots and Their Friends Between Revolutions (1977)—an out-of-print book by Larry Mitchell, with lush illustrations by Ned Asta, that recounts a fable of radical queerness and the challenges and possibilities of communal life—in a series of three “new moon potluck theater” evenings. Bassichis’s style incorporates stand-up comedy and call-and-response as well as, more recently, songs, lullabies, and chants. The Faggots and Their Friends Between Revolutions The Musical will unfold over the course of “Trigger: Gender as a Tool and a Weapon” as an incantation grappling with histories of queer and feminist world-making. The luminary cast includes TM Davy, DonChristian Jones, Michi Osato, Una Osato, and special guests, with set design by Anna Betbeze. In Bassichis’s own words, “It’s like dinner theater but spiritual and can you bring some of the food? Seriously.” If you would like to contribute food to the potluck, please arrive by 6:45 p.m.

Performance Dates
The New Museum,
Part One : October 17, 2017
Part Two: November 18th, 2017
Part Three: December 17th, 2017