This new experimental work explores explores the collision of queer and Christian identities in America, through storytelling, original organ music, and live makeup transformations. More…
From the show:
YOU’VE FAILED GOD & GOD’S FAILED YOU. PUT ON SOME MAKEUP & TELL THE STORY, TO MAKE HOLY WHAT’S PROFANE.
Ryan Conarro's SAINTS OF FAILURE explores the collision of queer and Christian identities in America, through storytelling, original organ music, and live makeup transformations. Ryan's stories weave with Risha Rox’s makeup design and Andrew Drannon's organ accompaniment to invite audiences into memories of loss, mystery, discovery, and liberation.
See it if enjoying a master storyteller combine religious upbringing with his life circumstances for 39 years with the makeup of new "saints" is 4 U.
Don't see it if you don't like listening to & watching painful moments of a person's life play out before you with "makeup" mutilation in a solo performance
Also Spectacular organ music accompaniment and a unique mini staging.
See it if Tale of a gay man who has gone through several heartbreaks in life. Very poignant piece. He makes a heartfelt request at the end.
Don't see it if You don't want to listen to one man's story who is full of hurt and pain. Show runs 1 hour (including the 19 minute late start).
See it if You want a cathartic and commanding one-man show. The actor gave a powerful and believable experience on human emotions. Brilliant!
Don't see it if You have an issue with the challenging the church doctrines.
See it if A tragically sad “Gay” story. You need to be able to understand that this is one persons story and not an indictment on all things Gay.
Don't see it if If you’re not able to stand another sad Gay story.
See it if This work took me On a personal journey of rage shame control and despair. Music art and revelation transform. It is holy.
Don't see it if See it! If you are very young it isn’t for you.
See it if You like one-person, independent works. You appreciate gay journeys that delve into the human heart and soul.
Don't see it if Gay and/or religious subject matter is not your taste. You are looking for a fluff evening of theatre.