From Stage Left & SMashing Stereotypes: non-normalizing disability theatre since 1999.
Closet Freaks puts the sexual politics of disability on full-frontal display, as an historic homage to vaudeville – with a few modern twists added to the mix.
As a dynamic duo in drag, lead performers Alan Shain & Troy Emery Twigg bring you a raucous celebration of disability as desirability, while gleefully exposing misperceptions of just what it means to "man up".
Dramaturge/ director, Michele Decottignies, cheekily strips away the spent symbols of "over-coming adversity" to reveal the hidden barriers two male misfits have to navigate, before they can let loose their lust for each other.
It's lit a hot spark between them and set their sexual sauciness on fire.
But will society put its foot down and snuff out their flames?
Closet Freaks puts that question to bed.
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