Performance Party Celebrates New Books

More than 250 attended June 16th’s performance party at P.S. 122 celebrating the publication of 0 Solo Homo: The New Queer Performance, co-edited by Holly Hughes and David Roman (Grove Press), and Acts of Intervention: AIDS, Cay Culture, and Performance, a critical history of AIDS theatre and performance written by Roman (Indiana University Press). Hosted by Carmelita Tropicana, whose Chicas 2000 recently completed an extended run at P.S. 122, the program features 0 Solo Homo contributors and queer performance icons such as Tanya Barfield, Kate Bornstein, David Drake, Craig Hickman, Holly Hughes, Susan Miller, Peggy Shaw, Denise Uyehara, and Bloolips. The evening was curated by Hughes and Roman, both longtime supporters and friends of CLAGS, with all of the performers donating their labor to benefit CLAGS.