This three-part queer love story in one evening spans turn-of-the-century New York, from the horrors of mental illness, to the paralysis of the immigrant, to the impossibility of being closeted, to a gothic romance. More…
Inspired by the work of Edith Wharton and Jacob Riis, 'Leisure, Labor, Lust' is a contemporary theater piece about everything America was and still is, cleverly disguised in a corset and gown. *Please note this play contains nudity. Not appropriate for children under 14.
See it if you want a deliciously fun queer love story that incorporates both the people, places, and particular turn-of- the-century plot twists.
Don't see it if you are not open to non-linear plots, clever layers of deception, and the heightened nuances of language, labor, and, indeed, LUST.