Two plays performed in one evening, both examining gay men through different pandemics.
This pair of two plays brings together stories of gay men across two pandemics, putting a rarely-performed work from the AIDS era in the United States (Dog Plays) alongside a new story from the COVID era (A Variant Strain).
Based on true stories about gay men’s lived experiences of AIDS and COVID, the conversation between these two plays reveals new possibilities for comprehending and healing across generations.
Dog Plays is written by Robert Chesley. A Variant Strain is written by Jonathan Adler and Jim Petosa. Both plays are Directed by Jim Petosa.