By Brian Quirk
Directed by Melissa Firlit
With Craig MacArthur
“I’m a faggot. So what?” Forced within the confines of his fabulous mind, a queer artist takes a euphoric journey to heal. Beautiful, funny, sensual, alive, and batshit crazy. This is the only way he knows.
Part of 59E59 Theaters' East to Edinburgh 2022
Brian Quirk is a New York-based playwright. Selected plays include: MARROW (Edinburgh, part of (IM)PULSE, Spectrum Dance/Seattle Rep), WARREN (Boise Contemporary Theater, Seven Devils), MAPPLETHORPE/The Opening (Provincetown Playhouse, New Conservatory Theater Center, Sixth@Penn, Popop Studios-Bahamas), NERINE (PlayPenn, id Theater), SUMMERLAND (NYU workshop); Mary/HUNTER, THE JUNIPER (Thingamajig workshop). Brian is a 3-time MacDowell colony fellow, member of The Dramatist guild and of id Theater’s playwright group. Brian has received the Robert Chelsey award, the Erik A Takulan fellowship from Djerassi, a Leon Levy Foundation Grant, a John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation Grant from MacDowell, the Jane G. Camp Fellowship from the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, and a Ucross Foundation Fellowship. Alum of the Actors Studio/PDU, and Project Y Playwrights group.