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A Jury of Our Queers
Dmitri Barconi

at Target Margin Theater

January 13 - 14 @ 7:30pm

January 14 - 15 @ 2pm

LESBIAN LIP SYNCS ON BROADWAY! MAE WEST MEETS METATHEATRICAL DRAG SHOW, PUTS QUEER LEGACY ON TRIAL! Bombshell broad Mae West and rising Broadway starlet Helen Menken are arrested in 1926 for artistic obscenity and summoned to a metatheatrical courtroom. Their charges: serving face, serving legacy, and serving queer community.

STARRING

NANCY NOGOOD as MAE WEST 

JORGE FELIPE GUEVARA as HELEN MENKEN

DEVANTE LEWIS as DA MUVAH

AJ DRESDALE as THE MEN

 

Conceived & Directed by Dmitri Barcomi

Associate Director Avery Rose Pedell

Stage Manager Sage Spitz 

Created by Section175 Artist Collective

 

Co-created by Dmitri Barcomi, AJ Dresdale, Jorge Felipe Guevara, DeVante Lewis, Seth Majnoon, Eri Nox, Nancy Nogood, and Avery Rose Pedell.

 

An intoxicating mix of drag show, courtroom drama, and theater, A Jury of Our Queers playfully blends historic texts and original writing in an act of radical queer reenvisioning.

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Dmitri Barcomi (he/him) is a theater creator, director, and designer from New York City. His artistic interests include working with unusual source materials, integrating technology and live performance, and honoring queer icons. Dmitri’s work has been seen throughout New York at Ars Nova, HERE Arts, La MaMa, Cloud City, BRIC, and other hubs of experimental new work, as well as internationally at the Edinburgh Fringe and the Teatr Słowackiego in Kraków. Dmitri is founder of award winning international artist collective §175. BA: The New School. MFA: Columbia (anticipated graduation 2023). mxbarcomi.com | @dmxbarcomi

§175 (Section 175) is an award winning international transdisciplinary artist collective dedicated to creating works of unusual content and design. Pairing theater with technology, sound, and visual media, we draw inspiration from unlikely source materials and shared queer history.

CW Homophobia, criminal justice system

Photo by Jake King, designed by Seth Majnoon, featuring Nancy Nogood